22 days old

Production Planner

Kelly Services
Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Responsible for developing production/supply plans that take in to account forecasts, availability of material and manufacturing capacity. Critical proven activities should include OEE improvements, anticipation of cross functional business requirements, development of strategy for project execution, coordination of multi-echelon implementations, and full accountable for targeted business deliverables. In charge of production plan scheduling across multiple sites in a high complexity environment.


+ Oversees master schedules for production and new product, ensuring comprehensive compliance with materials requirements for manufacturing. Incorporate in forecasts and master production schedules.

+ Executes manufacturing Production Orders for critical product work centers.

+ Incorporate new products or product improvements into the manufacturing forecasts and master production schedules.

+ Executes master production schedules relative to shelf life, inventory guidelines and requirements.

+ Provide analyses and judgement while assessing options. Expectation of concise communication to highlight issues and solutions with supporting data.

+ Determines ERP driven material requirements and creates production execution schedules and maintains inventory at planned levels.

+ Develop and facilitate proposals, to support organizing and conducting relevant, concise, data driven, recommendations.

+ Works to resolve and avoid material shortages on key production lines as part of a SWAT team, minimizing downtime by ensuring work orders are available and material staged.

+ Manage finished goods inventory to meet agreed-upon customer service requirements.

+ Minimize inventory write-offs of finished goods inventory, intermediates and raw materials


Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time


**Education or Experience (in years):**

+ Bachelors degree with 5+ years of related work experience OR

+ Masters degree in field with 3+ years of related work experience OR

**Knowledge and skills:**

+ Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Preferred SAP experience.

+ Thorough understanding of master production scheduling, capacity planning and forecasting principals.

+ Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

+ Ability to facilitate groups or meetings.

+ Experience with SOPs, GMP, ISO, JIT, MRP.

+ Strong proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.

**Physical requirements/abilities:**

+ Ability to work in an office environment.


+ APICS certification, CPIM preferred.

+ Medical device manufacturing experience.

+ SQL and Visio experience valued.

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

As part of the Danaher family of companies, our work at Cepheid is supported by a global science and technology innovator. In addition to Danahers unrivaled leadership training and professional development programs, this 3 of 3 relationship also provides expanded career opportunities across industries and brands. Together, we are united by a shared purpose: Helping Realize Lifes Potential.

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

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**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: 2021-08-27 Expires: 2021-09-27

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