Production Planning Manager

Jacksonville, AR

Posted: 09/13/2023 Employment Type: Full-time Industry: Defence and Military Job Number: 5444

Job Description

  • Position: Production Planning Manager
  • Job Type: Permanent | Direct-Hire
  • Location: Jacksonville, Arkansas
  • Shift: 1st Shift / Mon to Fri

Saige Partners has partnered with a leading manufacturing company in the Jacksonville, Arkansas area. Due to our client’s tremendous growth, they are seeking a Production Planning Manager to join the team! Position Summary: The Production Planning Manager is responsible for mentoring, training, and leading the production control team to create and maintain robust inventory control processes and achievable plans.

General Job Duties:

  • Manages a staff of supervisors, production coordinators, and material handlers related to all activities for multiple production facilities
  • Lead the team in creating and maintaining work order schedules to satisfy ERP demand requirements
  • Participate in daily supply chain and operations performance meetings and clearly communicate any issues requiring recovery plans or corrective actions
  • Establish priorities for team members and hold team members accountable for the performance of standard work, timely deliverables, and performance metrics
  • Monitor inventory levels and material disposition and provide direct countermeasures for any shortages or over-production
  • Review shortage lists and adherence to schedules with team members daily
  • Maintain safe operations by enforcing all safety, health, and quality procedures

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or 5 years of equivalent experience in Supply Chain and/or production planning experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Prior Supervisory or leadership experience in Manufacturing is required
  • Experience working within one of the following industries: Aerospace, Automotive, Defense or Med Device
  • Hands-on experience with equipment, machining, and fabrication operations
  • Experience working within a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both technical and business disciplines
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to coordinate multiple priorities/projects simultaneously
  • Must be personally driven with the ability to motivate others to succeed
  • Experience with ERP (Oracle, SAP)and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work onsite, during normal working hours in the Jacksonville, Little Rock, Arkansas area

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