Posted on: May 13, 2022
Job Title: Production Planner - SIOP
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
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
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
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
Customer focus - We have relentless focus on our customers and
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.
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
Participate in cross-functional discussions to document demand and
supply assumptions to refine the planning.
Recommend and implement improvements in management processes and
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
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
Track Sales and Job Order's creation to trigger PO requisitions for
customized components when needed.
Track transactional data to improve ERP cleanliness and
Maintain Epicor's planning parameters and leverage utilization of
the ERP planning tools.
Coordinate planning activities for job orders that need to be
Provide detailed ad-hoc analysis as needed to solve specific supply
Maintain inventory analysis reports and provide feedback for
Track inventory levels for finished goods and components.
Performs other related duties and assignments as required.
Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline preferred
3 years of working in manufacturing environment as
5 years of working in manufacturing environment as
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
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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