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Production Planner

Company: Fuchs Lubricants
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Welcome to the FUCHS Group, the world--------s number one independent manufacturer of lubricants and related specialties. As a global company with roots in Germany, we expand the possibilities of whole industries, such as the automotive and aerospace sectors. More than 5,000 employees look closer, dig deeper and think further to create innovations and develop markets. That is what drives and connects us. We encourage our employees to expand their potential and grow together with us. Explore your specialties by joining us as Production Planner Next possible start date - Fairhaven Nye Lubricants Inc., a member of the FUCHS Group located in Fairhaven, MA, is a leader in the innovation, formulation and manufacturer of synthetic lubricants. Nye--------s lubricants add value to products in a wide range of industries and applications. Your responsibilities:The Production Planner will be responsible for master scheduling and production planning for high volume, low volume, and bulk grease products. Other essential duties include:

Develop production schedules to meet all finished goods requirements while optimizing capacity and inventory levelsWork with Sales and Operations to plan, develop and establish production schedules to meet customer demandsMonitor the manufacturing schedule throughout the month and anticipate possible changes as needed due to batch failure, equipment failure, or lack of resources (material, labor, etc.)Coordinate with buyers, production, quality, sales, customer service, and shipping to maintain service level goalsReview historical and forecasted demand and provide recommendations on safety stock levels, reorder points and order up to level.Propose solutions to maintain stock levels, minimize lost sales, reduce aged inventory and maximize inventory turnover Utilize the Company MRP system to:Determine whether sufficient raw material and component inventory exists to produce the quantity of product required.Verify manufacturing lead times and available capacity.Verify incoming receipts on open PO--------s as applicable.Provide revised ship dates as necessary due to Customer change requests or our inability to meet original committed ship dates for assigned products.Proactively review raw material demands with Purchasing to anticipate shortages for assigned products.Maintain ERP system integrity by flagging discrepancies and noting necessary changes to master dataProvide analytical data to support inventory levels and batch size recommendations.Provide leadership support/role in Daily/Weekly Planning meetings.Provide leadership support/role in ad hoc project teams.Generate capacity plans for applicable manufacturing cells. Qualifications we are looking for:
  • Bachelor--------s degree in business related fieldAPICS certification preferred2+ years experience in demand and production planningExperience with MRP/ERP systems (SAP or Dynamics GP preferred)Excellent verbal and written communication skillsAbility to work effectively with various function across the organizationProficiency with MS Office suite Advanced Excel skillsDetail oriented and strong attention to accuracyStrong analytical skillsExcellent organizational skills These are your benefits:FUCHS offers a challenging and rewarding working environment where employees are encouraged to develop and grow as professionals. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that will expand your experience and challenge your abilities in the global marketplace. The position also offers an excellent compensation package and a comprehensive suite of benefits. FUCHS Lubricants Co. is an equal employment opportunity (EEO)/AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v).

    Excel beyond your limitations and contribute your ideas in the flat hierarchies of a family-run company listed on the MDAX. Please apply online by clicking the "Apply now" button.

    Explore your specialties. Expand your possibilities.
    PandoLogic. Keywords: Display Manager, Location: Plymouth, MA - 02360

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