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Production Planner/Scheduler
This position is: Full Time
Position Location: Baton Rouge, LA

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

Coordinates and trains all the Production Control associates engaged in the scheduling, monitoring, expediting and processing of customer orders, stock replenishment orders and Engineering Pilot runs. Ensures effective communications between Sales, Customer Satisfaction and Production.  Advice the organization when demand and capacity are out of sync and recommend solution/s to correct.

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Recommend, implement and maintain systems, policies and procedures necessary to monitor and inform Sales, Customer Satisfaction and Production of the status of all customer orders along with their projected ship dates.  Plan and monitor the departmental activities for accuracy and timeliness to ensure customer delivery dates are met and which meet the corporate goals.  Monitor and review Production Control associates performances.  Prepare and distribute daily production schedules for shop and inventory control Monitor and report demand changes that significantly impact any of the production department schedules.

Requirements:

 SKILLS:

Language skills (read, analyze, interpret and comprehend the English language), mathematical skills, reasoning abilities. Able to interpret Engineering drawings. Proficient in all Office systems. Familiarity with ERP systems (JD Edwards, SAP, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS:

B.A / Bachelor of Arts with five years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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