Production Planning Analyst

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  • Create/develop metrics to help identify constraints/delays
  • Assist planning Manager/ERP Administrator daily with projects, scheduling, and processing of production orders/batch tickets as well as communicating all necessary changes to the production department.
  • Utilize SAP for production planning which includes creating production orders/batch tickets.
  • Private Label Orders including creating batch tickets/allocating products and assisting with the process.
  • Understanding of BOM’s, as well as knowledge of Inventory management.
  • Maintain items in MPS module.
  • Understand and utilize Production Scheduling Board.
  • Understand and train production team regarding ERP transactions.
  • Develop standard procedures to optimize processes in ERP.
  • Recommend improvements to maintain production and inventory data accuracy in ERP.
  • Run reports from ERP (MS SQL) to accommodate data requests from different departments.
  • Monthly Sales data analysis and presentation for management team.
  • Update the backorder report with production status notes each morning.
  • Update the production schedule with production status notes each morning.
  • Assist with the allocation of production orders in advance of planned production date. Timely allocation is to ensure efficiencies and maximum capacity usage of equipment and personnel based on existing orders and materials.
  • Assist in processing all necessary inventory adjustments including material shortages, material overages, lot number discrepancies.
  • Assist with monitoring the Aging report.
  • Communicate any delays that will affect an order’s completion.
  • Assist in creating/closing production orders and correcting production order variances on a daily and end of month basis.
  • Prepare status and performance reports for department goals using Excel, Word, etc.
  • Assist Planning Manager to ensure production workload requirements are met.
  • Monitor production jobs and inventory to meet demand on time
  • Plan and prioritize operations
  • Assist in determining raw materials, equipment and manpower needed to cover production needs.

Education & Experience


  • Bachelor's degree in statistics, supply chain, business or equivalent
  • 2-5 years previous experience in a manufacturing environment, including forecasting, scheduling.

Job Type
Full-Time Regular
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