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Production Planner

Company: Trystar
Location: Burnsville
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Production Planner - SIOPJob Description:
Trystar is a leader in power distribution equipment and related services at the heart of supporting our electrical infrastructure. Our team members focus on producing the highest quality products in the industry and providing industry-leading service. Whether based in our state-of-the-art headquarters in Faribault, MN, our corporate office in Burnsville, MN, or a member of our team out in the field, safety and integrity are our guiding principles, and we work together to achieve excellence for our customers every day. Trystar's team members are our most important asset, and we expect this position to play a critical role in achieving our strategic objectives. We are seeking a Production Planner who enjoys working as a member of a team to develop customer relationships and drive Trystar specifications. This position will be part of the planning team. Under the direction of the SIOP Manager, the Production Planner will be responsible for the full execution of the SIOP process and the production scheduling of one of the new value streams. This role will help implementing the SIOP process to improve our planning abilities. This position will participate in company cross-functional discussions and help implement tools for demand and supply activities to align materials, labor and technical functions to delivery customer and financial plans.
We are looking for people who believe in our guiding principles and values of:

  • Safety - We believe everyone should leave Trystar facilities in the same condition than when they arrived.
  • Integrity - We're honest, transparent, and committed to doing what's right.
  • Customer focus - We have relentless focus on our customers and their success.
  • Right with speed - We use good judgement, make thoughtful decisions quickly, and execute them with purpose.
  • Play for each other - We're a team. We know that through teamwork we achieve greatness.
  • Champion change - We know adaptation and improvement are requirements to survive and to thrive.
  • Enjoy the journey - We create an environment where our team feels appreciated and has fun along the way.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Coordinate with the Demand Manager to track forecasts and provide feedback of abnormal demand.
    • Assist and prepare documentation for SIOP Reviews, including metrics, assumptions, and planning scenarios.
    • Support continuous improvement efforts to advance the SIOP process capabilities.
    • Participate in cross-functional discussions to document demand and supply assumptions to refine the planning.
    • Recommend and implement improvements in management processes and procedures.
    • Schedule production and check materials availability.
    • Coordinate with supervisors to execute production schedule and measure production attainment.
    • Assist in resolving problems concerning shipments, shortages, and engineering changes.
    • Work with the commercial team to advise on sales orders' delivery dates and supply challenges.
    • Perform root cause analysis as part of the PDCA efforts to develop appropriate solutions for key metric misses.
    • Provides buyers with components purchase request information to support the production schedule.
    • Coordinate with the Sales and Engineering departments on job order's accuracy.
    • Track Sales and Job Order's creation to trigger PO requisitions for customized components when needed.
    • Track transactional data to improve ERP cleanliness and accuracy.
    • Maintain Epicor's planning parameters and leverage utilization of the ERP planning tools.
    • Coordinate planning activities for job orders that need to be outsourced.
    • Provide detailed ad-hoc analysis as needed to solve specific supply chain issues.
    • Maintain inventory analysis reports and provide feedback for critical components.
    • Track inventory levels for finished goods and components.
    • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.
      Job Requirements: BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
      • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline preferred
      • 3 years of working in manufacturing environment as planner/scheduler.
        PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
        • 5 years of working in manufacturing environment as planner/scheduler.
        • Highly motivated, passionate, eager to learn about new products, exceptional communication skills.
        • Experienced using ERP systems; knowledge of supply chain processes; Epicor experience a plus.
        • Proficient in Microsoft Office with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
        • Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize competing demands and manage multiple assignments.
        • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
        • Flexible to provide support for multiple shift manufacturing operations as needed.

Keywords: Trystar, Burnsville , Production Planner, Professions , Burnsville, Minnesota

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