Junior Production Planner

Full Time

GPR Company, Inc. Fairfield, NJ

 

 

Role and Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Production Planning Manager, the Junior Production Planner handles all Production Planning requirements for assigned work centers within the Manufacturing processes.

Key duties/responsibilities of the Production Planner, including, but not limited to:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain the production schedule for the assigned work centers as generated through the demands of the Master Production Schedule.
  • Communicate directly with Work Center Leads to ensure schedules are understood and issues are addressed.
  • Analyze capacity demands within assigned areas and communicate issues as needed.
  • Communicate production status and schedule changes with Production Management and Sales.
  • Manage production expedites, rescheduling, and re-planning when required, in support of Customer priorities.
  • Analyze material requirements for the assigned work centers and communicate with the Purchasing team directly to ensure material is available in support of the production plan.

 

Other duties may be assigned relative to experience and company needs or as required. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Minimum Education:

  •    High School Graduate or equivalent GED.
  •    Preferred degree or certificate in production management.

Minimum Qualifications:  

  •   Minimum 1 to 3 years’ experience in project management in a manufacturing environment.
  •   Working experience in formal ERP systems. Epicor 10 experience preferred.
  •   Must be able to interpret customer engineering specifications and/or drawings to determine product and quality requirements.
  •   Should have strong communication and organizational skills. Excellent communicator with ability to read, write and speak fluent English.
  •   Analytical skills and the ability to skillfully plan and organize functions.

 

Language Skills 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisors, managers, and customers.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form, and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Physical demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and use hands or fingers, handle or feel.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes loud.  

 

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, kindly send your resume via email to hr@gprco.com or by fax to 973-747-3212

 

 

GPR Company, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer