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Production Planner

Company: Sumitomo Electric Group
Location: Turners Falls
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Production PlannerJudd Wire Inc., a Sumitomo Electric Group company, is looking for a Production Planner in our Turners Falls, MA office. This person will be responsible for planning and scheduling manufacturing operations to ensure on-time delivery of customer orders and efficient production of company products within a defined business segment. This position maintains production plans and required inventory levels in a manner that maximizes the effectiveness of company resources and meets sales and profitability objectives. In addition, it integrates the requirements of all functional departments into the production plan, balancing conflicting priorities and negotiating resolutions.Onsite Annual Salary $55K to 80K depending upon experience.Job Duties and Responsibilities* Develop, maintain and communicate production plans and schedules for assigned business segments and their associated manufacturing resources by utilizing computerized resource planning and supplemental information systems.* Evaluate incoming product orders & forecasts. Analyze machine & production rates in order to establish efficient scheduling of products and proper allocation of materials, machine capacity & personnel in order to meet desired production schedules.* Analyze & maintain appropriate inventory levels to support internal pull systems.* Work closely with Sales to ensure on-time delivery of customer orders, & coordinate requests for priority orders & delivery date improvements with Manufacturing & Purchasing. Assist Sales/Marketing in communication with key accounts, regarding demand, supply & production status.* Work with Marketing, R&D, & Engineering in order to integrate new product launches & new business opportunities into the production plan to ensure program objectives are met.* Monitor in process production & schedule achievement, & work with Manufacturing to initiate actions necessary to achieve desired production schedule.* Work with manufacturing supervision & management to resolve problems affecting production schedules, such as material or personnel shortages. Review & recommend improvements to operational procedures & workflow to reduce lead times for order fulfillment.* Analyze statistical data relative to production output in order to assess scheduling & material flow efficiency.Perform other similar duties as responsibilities necessitate or as assigned by supervisor.QualificationsThe ideal candidate will possess an Associate's Degree (Bachelors preferred) in Management, Operations Management or Engineering. In lieu of a degree, a minimum of three years' experience in production planning and scheduling utilizing ERP/MRP systems is required. APICS CPIM designation preferred. Must have superior problem solving, communication and decision-making skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities. Proficiency with Excel and Access desired and possess the ability to deal effectively with peers and work in teams.About Judd Wire, Inc.Judd Wire, a Sumitomo Electric Group Company, is a high technology wire company, specializing in the use of electron beam crosslinked thermosets for wire insulation. By applying irradiation crosslinking technology to insulating materials, Judd Wire meets the needs of the wire and cable industry for economical, high-performance products. Judd Wire manufactures electronic wire and cable in over 100 styles recognized by Underwriters Laboratory, Canadian Standards and/or Military Specifications.Judd Wire's two U.S. based factories are part of the Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (SEI), the largest manufacturer of wire and cable in Japan that provides Judd Wire with access to their extensive network of research and product development facilities.To learn more about us, please visit .About Sumitomo Electric GroupSince the founding of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. in 1897 with copper wire production, we have developed many new technologies and products through innovative R&D activities based on Sumitomo Electric manufacturing technologies for electric wires and power cables. With more than 350 subsidiaries worldwide, we continue to introduce a wide variety of products that fulfill the expectations of society, in five business fields: Automotive, Information & Communications, Electronics, Environment & Energy, and Industrial Materials. We are a Fortune global 500 company.To learn more about Sumitomo Electric Group, please visit .

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