202400 - Manufacturing Planner & Scheduler III
6 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Manufacturing Planner & Scheduler III for a contract opportunity in Tewksbury, MA.

The Production Planner is accountable for creating and maintaining an efficient production schedule for manufacturing operations. The manufacturing operation is predominately low volume with a high mix of products; it includes single and multistep processes and multiple constraints. The Production Planner will develop and own the scheduling process, tools and will work closely with purchasing teams and the manufacturing value stream teams to develop strategies to ensure the production and supply of finished goods for on-time shipments. The Production Planner is central to the daily operation of the business, is expected to network with key internal partners and will own aspects of supply and demand planning (including resource capacity/utilization). Candidate must possess a strong analytical and technical skillset.

Schedule, release, and manage production work orders in accordance with Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP)
Works with Value Stream Operations to develop attainable schedules, eliminating inefficiencies and improving workflows to meet and improve on time shipment targets
Works closely with the Value Stream and Procurement to prioritize, expedite and de-expedite work orders based on material availability, work center resources and capacity, and customer demand requirements
Coordinates and communicates requirements with Procurement to ensure that materials are purchased in the appropriate quantities and timeframe to meet production needs
Identifies, takes action to resolve, and communicates critical issues, gaps and constraints to leadership and stakeholders

3 to 5 years of experience in a supply chain planning role, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
Proficient in the navigation through and interpretation of data in the ERP system
Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes at an operational level of detail.
Ability to critically think, problem solve, and work efficiently under pressure
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
Experience with Intuitive beneficial; previous experience with SAP or Oracle helpful
Proficient in use of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PPT, etc.) and other similar software
Lean Six Sigma experience preferred

Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university with a concentration in supply chain planning or operations production management preferred.

WORK HOURS: Full-time.

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

Tyler Harrell
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

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.