Senior Production Planner - Manufacturing Operations

Job Locations US-NJ-Newark
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/13/2020 9:56 AM)
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Chemical Manufacturing


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.




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.




  • 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




  • 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.




  • 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



General Manager, Newark Operations




Newark, New Jersey



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