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Production Planner

Kelly Services
Houston, TX 77007
**At Kelly** **** **Professional & Industrial, were passionate about helping you find a job that works for you. How about this one?**



**Production Planner**

**Location Houston, TX**

**Salary: $65-75K**

Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the Planner will work with various functions throughout the business to manage the master production plan. This will include coordinating, forecasting, production scheduling, and plant operations activities as they relate to the production plan.


Interface with sales to determine the product forecast in addition to providing feedback on delivery

capabilities during the initial quoting phase

Analyze the forecast to determine potential for smoothing the production plan

Analyze manufacturing capacity constraints and their impact on the master production plan

Develop and present plan reports and performance, explain variances and methods of


Provide information to customer service regarding order status

Evaluate and recommend improvements to lower inventory, reduce stock outs and to produce

more accurate schedules

Schedule and plan on quick job cycles while having the capability of absorbing emergency repair

work into the production schedule with minimal effects on overall delivery projections

Review sales order information and schedule manufacture/repair orders in accordance with due


For manufacture/repair orders, prepare schedule to accommodate availability of personnel,

equipment and materials

Review and execute routers and releases to floor with necessary prints

Release materials needed on orders from stock room or staging areas

Keep abreast of order flow throughout shop and adjust schedules and routings as required to

meet delivery schedules

Confer with and advise sales of order delays

Quote lead times and run quote estimates for customer orders

Work closely with floor personnel on material issues and changing schedules to reduce set-up


Maintain daily labor reporting to include keying in of labor tickets

Reconcile time variations or missing information to include conferring with Production Manager

and production personnel

Review weekly labor hours and communicate with accounting office

Compile, prepare and issue or distribute various reports regarding labor hours, items shipped,


Work with open order report to ensure schedules are maintained and communicate when changes occur with other interested parties


Must have the mechanical aptitude to learn the technical nature

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; be a strong user of Excel for managing production


Experience in a machining environment (knowledge of mills and CNC Machines) highly desired

Experience planning in a fast-paced environment

Able to work closely with the buyer to ensure product lead times are met

Must have a sense of urgency

Must be extremely flexible to adjust to continually changing demands and adjust production plan

to meet the demands

**Education and Experience:**

Associates degree required in Supply Chain, Logistics, or related area. Bachelors degree


2-3 years of experience with production scheduling techniques or other closely related functions

Sytline experience desired.

APICS/MAPICS preferred

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-13

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