196182 - Production Planner
St. Louis
6 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Production Planner for an opening in St. Louis, MO.

Participating in all site safety programs to drive a more positive and inclusive safety culture
• Release and monitor production process orders to resolve issues and maintain a high level of punctuality to our customers.
• Contribute to developing and maintaining a daily production plan consistent with plant capacity and resources by utilizing the best fit criteria for efficiency and cost savings to meet customer demand.
• Work closely with the material planning team to provide the most efficient production schedule, considering impact on operating assets and inventory levels.
• Properly apply planning parameters and suggest changes to parameters as required.
• Understand impact on inventory and manage all factors such as product seasonality, discontinuation and management of inventoried finished goods
• Help define and implement KPIs to monitor performance and highlight issues on an ongoing basis to improve the efficiency of the team.
• Perform and respond timely to any blocked or non-released Process Orders
• Determine root cause and preventive actions for any missed orders related to planning
• Continually drive to a more competitive position through continuous improvement of processes and systems

• Minimum of 2 years’ experience related experience
• Excellent communication and team building skills
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Ability to consistently meet deadlines and manage multiple projects
• Skilled at working in a fast paced environment open to constant change in demands
• Self-directed individual with a Can-Do attitude and the ability to work within a team
• Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent system and analytical skills (EXCEL required)
• Ability to analyze and influence with data
• Experience working with an MRP system, SAP a plus
• Experience with Supply Chain Planning techniques and Inventory management
• Business Objects/Business Warehouse experience a plus
• APICS Certification a plus

Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain/Logistics, Engineering or related field


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Andrew Craft
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x173 or (877) 244-5418 x173

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.