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Production Planner

Grayslake, IL 60030

Posted: 03/24/2023 Industry: General Office Job Number: RS9068506117 Pay Rate: 75000

Job Description

We have a direct hire opportunity for a Production Planner at our manufacturing client in Grayslake, IL.  They are a leading manufacturer of highly engineered mechanical and electromechanical locking devices and systems for world-class OEM's along with highly engineered mechanical and electrical accessories for the marine industry.  As a Planner/Buyer, you will work in a fast-paced distribution environment with a schedule of 8am-5pm and an annual compensation of $65-85K DOE. What you will do
  • Cycle counting. Maintain on-time delivery and reduce inventory levels.
  • Planning and procurement with over 150 suppliers, 3500 part #’s, and 46K SKUs
  • Maintain and improve current operating and control procedures, develop production standards, measure variances to standards, conduct cost comparison studies, and suggest solutions.
  • Apply standard Engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to recommend modifications to existing manufacturing components, processes, and equipment and develop new ways to manufacture components to enhance throughput and/or lower manufacturing cost
  • The ideal candidate should have 5+ years of materials experience including demand planning.
  • Demand planning experience is a must.
  • Mechanical/Electronic components experience is a plus.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel experience is a must.
  • APICS Certification is a plus. 
  • Good communication, assertiveness, and interpersonal skills 
  • MRP / ERP evaluation with purchase and work generation is a must.
  • Experience with Kanban systems is required.
  • Able to seek out anomalies.
  • 100% on-site
  • Profit sharing
  • 401K match up to 6%
  • ZERO cost health benefits
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company-paid disability and life insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts

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