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Production Planner/Scheduler

Kelly Services

Gresham, OR
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Job Title Production Planner/Scheduler

Jobid US15TNSH_BH1427384

Location: Gresham, OR, 97080, USA


This position develops the production work center schedules, and determines the production commit dates for manufacture of customer orders. Works closely with

Production, Customer Service, and Purchasing departments to meet customer requirements. Closely monitors WIP and FG’s inventory levels.


+ Develops the production schedules for the machine shop utilizing a computer controlled scheduling software.
+ Determines production commitments dates for product deliveries.
+ Monitors the available load against the current available capacities and production lead times, and generates reports detailing this information.
+ Monitors and maintains accurate Work in Process Inventories and insures accurate release of raw materials to meet production requirements.
+ Monitors production activities of critical work centers and makes appropriate actions as required to insure production commitments are maintained.
+ Manages Dispatch list and expedites as prioritized by Sales.
+ Determines if requested expedites can be realized and assesses the consequences on other products.
+ Works with production departments to determine overtime requirements to meet production time lines.
+ Maintains appropriate make to stock finished goods inventory levels based upon established requirements and customer pull history.

+ This position requires a strong background in finite capacity scheduling preferably in a job shop type environment.
+ Must be computer literate with a background in scheduling utilizing MRP type scheduling systems.
+ Working knowledge of MS Excel.
+ Manual dexterity required.
+ Ability to work closely with others in a team environment required.

+ Minimum of 5 years scheduling experience in a manufacturing environment.
+ APICS certification preferred.
**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies inindustry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premiersource of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firmwith an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the varietyand flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or directhire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specificprofessional interests.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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