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Posted: Monday, March 5, 2018 6:54 PM

Production Planning Associate (Hudson, Ohio)

Our client, a manufacturer of wheelchair securement products, and other occupied restraint systems, is currently hiring a Production Associate to support Production Planning, and Inventory.

This position is a full-time role, temp. to hire model.

Incumbent will focus on demand planning, but with limited inventory of parts, cycle counting, inventory control, and other manufacturing support tasks (as-needed), will be expected.

Specific Responsibilities:
Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function
Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results
Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions
Interact with sales, marketing, and customer finance to understand demand forecast drivers
Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Customer Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts
Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool
Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs
Closely coordinate and communicate customer action plans with supply planning
Support Cycle counting, and inventory control issues

Analytic Mindset
Proven experience as production planner- 2 yrs. recent experience
Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles
Experience in MRP II (Manufacturing resource planning)
Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems
Good at math and statistics

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