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Production Planner

Company: PENTAIR
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 23, 2019

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Pentair currently has an opening for a Production Planner to join our team at our Kansas City, KS location. In this role, the Production Planner will be responsible for production planning and coordinating production workflow for multiple products while prioritizing operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay. The Production Planner will take a lead role in continuous improvement, product flow and capacity improvement to improve the overall efficiency of manufacturing.

WE WILL:

* Create career growth and rotational opportunities within various areas of the organization

* Pay competitively

* Provide on the job training and mentoring in Pentair s proven best practices

* Offer health benefits & coaching

* Support your long term retirement goals through a competitive 401K matching and stock purchase plan

* Offer employee discounts

* Protect you with life insurance and other options

* Tell you more about all the great benefits just ask!

YOU WILL:

* Plan and prepare production schedules for manufacture of industrial or commercial products.

* Draw up master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.

* Plan and direct Production and Inventory Control for Operations to insure customer commits and Inventor objectives are met.

* Coordinate Operations planning process to ensure that there is material and capacity available to support both Customer commits and forecast.

* Coordinate production team to insure schedule and customer deliveries are met.

* Work directly with Purchasing to insure purchased material is available to meet the scheduled requirements.

* Stay current with software development, provide on-site technical expertise for the SAP system and write ad-hoc reports as required.

* Identify software procedural improvements to the Operations process to eliminate waste.

* Relay relevant information to management regarding material shortages, potential schedule interruptions, and possible equipment maintenance that would affect a smooth and timely production input.

* Analyze customer demand information, forecast, orders, labor, and material availability and develop a flexible yet efficient master schedule.

* Review part availability including quality approval prior to scheduling.

* Plan sequence of fabrication, assembly, installation, and other manufacturing operations for guidance of production workers.



YOU SHOULD:

* Have earned at least a Bachelor's Degree (B.A., B.S.) or equivalent. Bachelor s Degree in Business Management or the equivalent of 5 years in manufacturing operations, including manufacturing systems, product costing and planning

* Have 3-5 years of planning experience in a manufacturing environment.

* Have experience with and a demonstrable knowledge in SAP.

WE LIKE, BUT DON T REQUIRE:

* APICS certification

* Lean experience

* Master s degree in Business Administration

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

TRAVEL

10% maximum

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

Walking, bending, sitting, standing in an office and manufacturing environment.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:

With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.

We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by:

* Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership

* Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels

* Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture

* Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory

Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer. With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.

Keywords: PENTAIR, Kansas City , Production Planner, Professions , Kansas City, Kansas

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