The Production Planner is responsible for creating the Master Production Schedule, Raw Material procurement plan, and coordinating all production workflow to execute a production schedule. The Production Planner will focus on planning and prioritizing operations to maximize production operations to cover production demand.
Prepares short-term and long-term production schedules for manufacturing operations based on established workflow for finished goods products, factoring in forecast, inventory, production lead times and plant capacity
Proactively evaluates daily and weekly production activity to make the necessary changes to production plans to meet unforeseen conditions
Works closely with facility managers, purchasing agents, and production team to adhere to production schedule and maintain supply targets
Converts production plan into a working production schedule for production shop floor execution
Manages production batch records during planning, WIP and closure processes
Integrates Product Lifecycle management workflow into production planning to meet Sales and Marketing rollout plan.
Identifies areas of risk and executes change order to address production or scheduling issues
Develops reports and analyses to alert the executive team on areas that will impact the Integrated Business Plan
2+ years of supply chain or production planning/scheduling experience in a manufacturing environment
Completion of a 4-year college degree in statistics, engineering, mathematics or supply chain operations
Excellent knowledge of production planning principles
Strong computer skills and experience with Microsoft Access, Excel and Word
Ability to maintain focus in a dynamic and exciting environment
Demonstrated ability to research, analyze and solve problems using reliable data
Demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities that must be pursued simultaneously
Demonstrated ability to implement projects from planning to execution
Strong communication skills (verbal and written; English required)
Familiar with Materials Requirements Planning(MRP) and Master Production Scheduling(MPS) techniques
Sales forecasting, production scheduling, and/or inventory control experience
Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning(ERP) systems
Experience in a manufacturing environment
About Kelly-Moore Paint Company
In 1946, William H. Kelly and William E. Moore recognized the unique needs of professional painting contractors for top-quality paint products and knowledgeable, efficient service at a fair price. This philosophy has allowed Kelly-Moore to grow from a single manufacturing facility and store in San Carlos, California, to one of the largest employee-owned paint companies in the United States. Kelly-Moore is still recognized throughout the paint industry as providing consistently great paints, while innovating to the needs of the market, truly "The Painter's Paint Store!"
Manufacturing/Supply Chain - Made in America Since 1946
Kelly-Moore has a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Hurst, Texas (outside Dallas). Our reputation for quality products is unsurpassed in the industry. Kelly-Moore produces some of the most technologically advanced paint products and sets the industry standard for new product development and quality control.
Over the recent years, most leading companies have recognized that supply chain optimization provides a competitive advantage and, as such, have made this a strategic priority. Our priority is to provide outstanding service in the most eff...icient way possible. The supply chain quite simply is a term that describes the movement of goods and information from the source to the customer. A synchronized supply chain balances supply and demand, drives out cost, and at the same time improves service.
Kelly-Moore has 150 retail stores in four states: California, Nevada, Oklahoma, and Texas. Its knowledgeable staff provides personalized service to those looking for a specific color, paint or a brush.