Senior Production Planner - Manufacturing Operations

Job Locations US-NJ-Newark
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/13/2020 9:56 AM)
Job ID
2020-1185
# of Openings
1
Category
Chemical Manufacturing

Overview

Troy produces over 400 preservatives, performance additives and metal carboxylates at modern manufacturing facilities on 3 continents. This role is located at our Newark, NJ manufacturing plant, contributing to the successful production of our products for on-time delivery to customers.

 

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Support manufacturing operations, including label printing, ERP/MRP data entry, issuing batch cards and maintaining production files. Works closely with Production Supervisors and Operators, Demand Planning/Inventory Control, Logistics, Customer Service and Quality Assurance.

Responsibilities

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

 

  • Liaison between Newark Manufacturing Plant and Florham Park HQ Demand Planning/Inventory Control and Customer Service
  • Prints labels for production batches
  • Creates and issues batch cards with shop order numbers
  • Issues packing requirements for the production batches via pack out sheets
  • Issues and maintains lot numbering system logbook
  • Schedules and creates shop order and print labels for all transfers
  • Manage FG relabeling process
  • Manages RM releases of raw materials stored at outside warehouse and bulk raw material tanks.
  • Issues packaging component releases for production requirements
  • Coordinates storage tank levels to meet bulk product shipment schedule
  • Issues drumming instructions from each FG’s storage tank
  • Maintains adequate inventory of all label blanks
  • Responsible for planning and administrating the Daily Production Meeting

 

Qualifications

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma required, Associate or Bachelor’s degree in a technical field preferred
  • 7-10 years’ experience in Production Planning in Manufacturing Plant environment
  • Must have working knowledge of manufacturing operations, Quality System Procedures, SOP’s, and a good understanding of continuous improvement/LEAN methods
  • Working knowledge and experience in production planning, production materials, forecasting and inventory
  • Computer skills: Proficient with (M)anufacturing (R)esource (P)lanning /(E)nterprise (R)esource (P)lanning tools. Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite, including MS Excel
  • The Senior Production Planner is required to motivate the production team towards attaining set targets
  • Senior Production Planner will need to possess strong verbal and written communication skills in order to deliver free flow of information in the course of executing specific duties.

 

MEASURES OF PERFORMANCE:

 

  • Ensures daily, weekly and monthly productions schedules are communicated and updated timely and accurately and met
  • Ensures RM’s and other requirements are in place at the places and the right time to meet production schedules
  • Ensures the timely issuance of batch cards to all production areas
  • Ensures the timely issuance and accuracy of labels for production as well as resale products
  • Ensures timely issuance and accuracy of the daily production report
  • Ensures timely entries and accuracy of production information
  • Ensures timely filing of production records

 

REPORTS TO:

General Manager, Newark Operations

 

 

OFFICE LOCATION:

Newark, New Jersey

 

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