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Production Planner Shelton United States,  

PerkinElmer (company)

Posted on : 25 June 2017

Project Description

Job Description : 
  • As a member of the Production Planning Dept., you will determine which items are manufactured and in what quantities based upon consumer demand forecasts. 
  • The primary mission is to minimize inventory, maximize product availability and optimize shop floor efficiency.

Job Duties:
  • Participate in forecast meetings with Business Units and related cross functional participants to help establish master Sales Inventory and Operations Plans for specific finished good products. 
  • Input planning data into the MRP planning module to support dependent SIOP build plans. 
  • Analyze and manage independent demand materials to maintain sufficient supply according to provided company guidelines. 
  • Coordinate and release production build orders to support SIOP build plans. 
  • Revise schedules as needed to accomplish certain benchmarks in the manufacturing process. 
  • Interface with Purchasing team to insure required materials will be available when needed to release production build orders to manufacturing on schedule. 
  • Create, analyze and distribute various reports regarding requirements, progress, fulfillment and backlog issues. 
  • Work with Engineering, Purchasing, Production and Quality teams on New Product Introductions. 
  • Troubleshoot internal material issues such as quality, sub-contract operations, and transfer issues. 
  • Interface with and manage considerable data resources to support all facets of Production Planning operations.  

 Job Requirements : 
  • Bachelor s Degree or equivalent experience. 
  • 5-10 years minimum in industrial supply chain environment 
  • SAP planning knowledge and experience required. APO (Advanced Planner & Optimizer) module strongly preferred. 
  • Understands the manufacturing process thoroughly, and has reasonable expectations as to what can be accomplished in a certain timeframe 
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic who can work independently as well as within a team. 
  • Has good problem solving skills, and can easily revise a plan when needed. 
  • Proficiency in Excel and other standard MS business applications. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills - able to interface at all levels in the organization. 
  • Project management and organizational skills.  


Shelton CT US

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