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Production Planner - 1st Shift

Billerica, MA 01821

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Materials/Logistics Job Number: 51149

Do you have Production Planning experience and strong computer and analysis skills?  Do you have an  APICS certification and experience working with SAP?

Our client in Northern Massachusetts is seeking a Production Planner  for their 1st Shift.  In this role you will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Planning customer orders
  • Forecast demand and stock requirements
  • Originate requisitions and coordinate work flow with production, vendors/suppliers,  quality and ensure on time shipping.
  • Establish  quarterly production plans and ensure  jobs are prioritized to meet production and shipping schedules, maintaining files and spreadsheets.
  • Confer with vendors/suppliers to determine prioritization, progress of work and completion dates.
  • Provide timely feedback through communication with Production, Quality, Sales and Purchasing.
  • Data analysis

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written are essential
  • Strong PC skills, including the ability to perform data analysis in Excel.
  • Bachelor’ s degree preferred (desired) 
  • APICS training and prior MRP/planning experience (desired)
  • Knowledge of SAP BI reporting tool (desired)
  • Knowledge of Dynamics AX 2009 (desired)
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and follow-through on tasks and be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated and able to work without constant supervision.
  • Proficient with Word and Power Point.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work cross functionally and at all levels within the organizations.
  • Ability to collaborate to achieve project goals.
  • Ability to plan both in the short-term as well as the long-term.

Great growing company!   Apply now for immediate consideration

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