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Jr. Planner

Location: Sumter
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position : Jr. Planner

Location : Sumter, SC

Duration : 12 Months

Total Hours/week : 40.00

1ST Shift

Client: Medical Device Company

Job Category: Procurement Group

Level Of Experience: Entry Level

Employment Type: Contract on W2 (Need US Citizens Or GC Holders Only)

Shift Timings: Mon-Fri 8am to 5pm

Job Description:

  • Under direction of the Supply Chain Manager, develops production schedules for various businesses as established by the Senior Supply Chain Planner / Planning Process Lead. Evaluates demand for items in these areas and plans material purchases to support the production plan.
  • Maintains inventory levels in accordance with established inventory policies and ensures a sufficient supply of raw and packaging materials are on hand to support production requirements.

    Essential Functions:

    • Prepares production schedules for areas of responsibility as well as other areas directed by Lead Senior Planner.
    • Converts planned orders to purchase requisitions in SAP for required raw and packaging materials.
    • Responsible for ensuring lead times, economic order quantities, shelf life and inventory turn rates are included as part of the analysis.
    • Communicates with Sumter purchasing (or vendors as applicable) to expedite deliveries as required.
    • Creates/converts requisitions in SAP as needed to procure raw and packaging materials.
    • Changes, converts and releases production orders in SAP as required to meet demand requirements.
    • Assists Lead Business Unit Coordinators as required in resolving production order variances.
    • Assists the Lead Senior Planner in analyzing the total demand requirements for assigned areas.
    • Prepares portions of the annual budget/quarterly reforecast for area(s) of responsibility as they pertain to material requirements.
    • Coordinates the timely shipment of components and raw materials to other sites.
    • Converts, changes STO's (Stock Transport Orders to other client sites) in SAP and monitors fulfillment of orders.
    • Coordinates the timely shipment of components and raw materials to other client sites.
    • Monitors performance to schedule for areas of responsibility.
    • Analyzes Engineering ECR/O's to determine impact on production and inventory levels in an effort to minimize scrap and lost production time.
    • Coordinates planning activities and monitors MWO's or PIC's as related to area of responsibility (Manufacturing Work Orders-Division and/or Plant)

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