We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Production Planner to join our team. As a Production Planner, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of our production processes. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with strong analytical skills and a passion for optimizing production workflows. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding role in a dynamic manufacturing environment, we encourage you to apply.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create and manage comprehensive production schedules to fulfill customer requirements while maximizing resource efficiency.
  • Facilitate cross-departmental collaboration to secure material availability and resource allocation for seamless production.
  • Monitor real-time production flow, adapting schedules as needed to meet delivery commitments.
  • Proactively identify and troubleshoot production impediments and bottlenecks to maintain workflow.
  • Conduct periodic capacity analysis to propose actionable improvements in production processes.
  • Liaise with external suppliers to guarantee the punctual arrival of essential materials and components.
  • Compile and preserve precise records of production metrics for analytical review and future planning.

Job Brief:

As a Production Planner, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining production schedules to ensure timely delivery of products. You will work closely with various departments, including procurement, manufacturing, and logistics, to ensure smooth operations and optimize resource allocation. Your role will be critical in meeting customer demands and achieving production targets.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Formulate and uphold production timetables, taking into account both customer commitments and manufacturing capabilities.
  • Engage with the procurement division to guarantee the uninterrupted flow of raw materials necessary for production.
  • Align with the manufacturing department to allocate personnel and equipment resources, while keeping a close eye on production milestones.
  • Quickly identify and mitigate any operational hurdles or bottlenecks that could jeopardize scheduled deliveries.
  • Regularly evaluate production capacities to fine-tune resource management and spotlight opportunities for operational improvements.
  • Sustain open lines of communication with suppliers, ensuring any supply chain issues are promptly addressed and resolved.
  • Maintain a comprehensive database of production metrics and performance indicators for both immediate analysis and long-term planning.

Requirements and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field
  • Proven experience as a Production Planner or in a similar role
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities
  • Proficient in using production planning software and MS Office Suite
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and techniques
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

A Production Planner is responsible for creating and maintaining production schedules, coordinating with various departments, and ensuring timely delivery of products.

A bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field is required. Previous experience as a Production Planner or in a similar role is also preferred.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent organizational and time management abilities, proficiency in production planning software and MS Office Suite, knowledge of lean manufacturing principles, and strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Review and Approval:

This job description has been reviewed and approved by the HR department.