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Production Planning Manager

Company: Servotronics Inc
Location: Elma
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

The Production Planning Manager is responsible for the material system design and improvement, capacity planning, and long-range master schedule to meet budget and customer delivery dates. The Production Planning Manager will lead a team and have direct ownership in the development of material management and planning policies, procedures and standard work as they relate to the site strategies. This position will collaborate cross functionally and/or lead lean and continuous improvement initiatives to implement advance lean scheduling methodologies.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES? Comply with and manage all personnel working under your supervision to ensure adherence to the Company?s Code of Conduct and Ethics and Company Values.? Lead the site in the development of successful material planning strategies based on current customer demand, future growth, new product introduction, and capacity that results in right sized inventory management.? Own Capacity Planning analysis to identify constraints and lead Value Stream Production Planners to facilitate discussions within the Value Stream to close gaps that support the Sales and Operations planning outlook.? Develop a balanced long-range Master Production Schedule on a monthly cadence.? Utilize lean manufacturing and continuous improvement to develop and implement policies, procedures, standard work, tools, and training for the planning, production control and material handling team to drive improvements across the Value Streams.? Develop, maintain, and report monthly Key Performance Indicators (KPI?s) that measure performance and achieve value stream initiatives aligned with organization strategies.? Drive data and inventory transaction accuracy in the ERP system.? Provide leadership, facilitation and coaching to develop Value Stream Production Planners and Material Handling team.? Provide oversight across the site through Leader Standard Work and daily management walks to drive improvement.? Collaborate with cross functional teams to identify road blocks and actions through problem solving facilitation and provide solutions to remove or mitigate issues.? Work closely with Sales to provide timely status updates related to customer promise dates and shipments including recovery plans for missed shipment commitments.? Responsible for material and production planning staff, which may include planner, material control, shipping & receiving and plan for every part (PFEP) owner roles.? Perform other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONSQualifications:? Bachelor?s degree in Business, Engineering or related field with greater than 6 years of progressive experience in manufacturing. At least 2 years of experience as a supervisor is required.? Extensive experience working within an ERP and/or MRP system is required.? CPPE or ASCM certification preferred.? Working knowledge and experience with Lean principles with a proven experience leading cross functional teams driving change and improving systems and processes.? Proven capabilities in the area of planning and manufacturing processes for machining and assembly manufacturing environments, including scheduling, shop floor planning, kanban and supply chain.? Strong communication, organizational and analytical skills.? Experience using Microsoft Office SuiteCompetencies:? Lead team through coaching.? Continuous improvement though a learning mindset.? Managing change.? Setting vision and strategy.? Solving problems and making decisions.? Constructive narrative communicator driving toward standard work and managing exceptions to the standard.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSHearing: Adequate to perform job duties in person, over the telephone, and on the production floor.Speaking: Must be able to communicate clearly in person, over the telephone, and on the production floor.Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including visual examination of manufactured parts and reading information from printed sources and computer screens.Other: Requires frequent lifting and carrying items weighing up to 30 pounds unassisted, including assisting co-workers when required. Adequate physical ability including sufficient manual dexterity to perform the requisite inspection duties. Requires frequent bending, reaching, repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some heavy lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular work shift.Rate: $90k - $120k annuallyStatus: ExemptShift: Officeby Jobble

Keywords: Servotronics Inc, Cheektowaga , Production Planning Manager, Professions , Elma, New York

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