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Production Planner

Company: GAF Buildings Materials Corp. of America
Location: Fontana
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Come Build Your Career Under OUR Roof Job Description: Position Summary: We are looking for a Production Planner who will be responsible for the finite scheduling of all Master Schedules provided by Corporate Supply Planning Group. The Incumbent will build and organize an efficient finite production schedule on a as needed basis that maximizes production efficiency while minimizing raw material and work-in-process inventory, changeover costs and satisfy customer demand and honor scheduled ship dates. The incumbent will manage all raw material scheduling and review of any discrepancies and resolution of issues when problems arise utilizing the ERP system. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Create and maintain Plant's finite production schedules on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis that balances production efficiency, raw materials and WIP inventory, and customer service. * Maintain communication with Production, Receiving, Purchasing, Corporate Supply Planning, to provide a free exchange of information and ideas about scheduling plans so that necessary changes can be made smoothly to meet overall objectives. Maintain ongoing communications with supervisors, unloading employees, Supply Planning, and Buyer regarding schedule changes. * Create releases and Purchase Orders to maintain required raw materials inventories and order quantity with the most economical costs of delivery, storage and obsolescence while ensuring timely delivery adequate supplies are on site. * Perform or assist with physical inventory counts of raw material and finished product as needed. * Participate in planning and establishing overall production objectives based on customer demand and sales forecasts. * Initiate discussions with vendors concerning plan forecast material needs to ensure adequate manufacturing and delivery lead time for suppliers, as well as provide written forecasts where required * Trace and expedite raw material shipments to ensure Plant operations are not impacted by delayed shipments, monitor and coordinate shipments in such a way that railroad demurrage and the cost penalty associated with truck delivery is kept to a minimum. * Order and maintain inventories of production supplies staying within expense budgets. Assist Accounting with month-end inventory counts for all raw materials and finished products. Resolve issues when needed. * Manage the entry of Raw Materials Receipts and verification of accuracy of receipts. Resolve discrepancies from amount ordered to amount received. * Perform other duties as assigned. Requirements: * A Bachelor's Degree coupled with 2 - 4 years of demonstrated experience in production planning in a high volume manufacturing operation. * Demonstrated advanced communication and analytical skills along with organizational skills; intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google, Google Sheets and experience with an ERP system. * Proficiency to learn new systems and processes and be able to work effectively with team members from all levels of the organization are required. * APICS certification preferred * Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S., without current or future requirement for sponsorship of an employment-based visa status * Experience in manufacturing, especially roofing, is preferred. * Excellent interpersonal skills * Strong attention to detail * Ability to multi-task * Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously * Ability to work as a team player We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

Keywords: GAF Buildings Materials Corp. of America, Fontana , Production Planner, Professions , Fontana, California

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