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Product Planner

Company: Revolution Technologies
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Summary:Product Planner is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring the production schedules of Land Mobile Radio (LMR) accessories to ensure maximum efficiency and optimal output. Plans, schedules, coordinates and/or monitors the flow of products through the complete production cycle. Provides timely planning and scheduling of manufacturing work orders to the manufacturing floor in order to achieve both internal financial goals and customer delivery dates. Also address issues in production as they arise, solving them before they can have a bigger impact on the production process.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review open sales orders which include any and all accessories, including Antenna, Battery, Charger, Microphone (ABCM) to determine customer requirements.
  • Maintain MRP/RMA procedures for ABCM.
  • Generate daily liability report to manage and control excess, obsolescence, and order shortage reports to review immediate material shortage.
  • Work collaboratively with Purchasing, Production, Engineering, Quality Control, BOM analysts, Buyers, Suppliers and Sales.
  • Manage focus programs, analyze CRD gap and constraint, drive forecast/supply/buffer review and improvement to attain program goals.
  • Collaborate with R&D/Engineering to develop and execute new product releases into ERP system.
  • Support implementation of new ERP systems, engineering procurement systems and processes.
  • Perform financial forecasting, leveraging MRP to plan performance of products and evaluate ROI of raw materials.
  • Assist new product introductions efforts, to include establishing BOM's, sources of supply and delivery.
  • Identify then communicate to Purchasing any and all parts that need to be expedited to maintain flow of material to meet production schedule.
  • Coordinate/expedite manufacturing builds to ensure schedules are achieved.
  • Utilize ERP system to generate data used to create auto-generated manufacturing work orders.
  • Work with Production Material Scheduler to release manufacturing work orders to the warehouse for kit picking.
  • Coordinate between Warehouse, Production Material Scheduler and Purchasing on material shortages.
  • Notify Sales of any schedule impacts to customers.
  • Complete status reports, such as production progress, customer information and materials inventory.
  • Process/system improvement: Identify process/system gap through A3 and drive improvement and permanent fix.
  • Drive continuous improvement within the planning area to drive Operational Excellence and improved financial performance.
  • Work through designated factory interfaces to drive supply chain improvements in support of customer service or business objectives.
  • All duties as assigned by Supervisor.
    Skills and Requirements:Preferred:
    • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet strict deadlines.
    • Excellent communication skills, including good customer service/phone skills and flexibility for handling a wide range of activities.
    • Ability to interact well with internal and external customers.
    • Production and Processing Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
      • Bachelors degree in Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or a related field OR equivalent experience and evidence of exceptional ability.
      • Understanding of ERP system and Microsoft Office products; strong computer and software applications skills.
      • Minimum of 2 years previous planning experience.
      • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
        • ERP
        • MRP
        • Customer Service
        • Inventory Managements
        • Raw Materials
        • Product Management
        • Customer Requirements
        • Production Control
        • Process Improvement
        • WIP
        • Strong Excel, Access, MS Word, Power Point, skills required
        • Exceptional verbal and written English communication skills
        • Good analytical skills
        • Very detail-oriented, accurate and organized
        • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
        • Able to work independently and as part of a team
        • Confidentiality and Time Management
          Working Conditions & Physical Demands:
          • Work typically takes place in a normal office environment requiring: sitting, walking, lifting, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, talking, hearing, and seeing.
          • Operate a PC and other office equipment.
          • Travel between floors and office buildings may be required.
          • Environmental conditions: noise, vibration, oils, solvents, chemicalsby Jobble

Keywords: Revolution Technologies, Melbourne , Product Planner, Other , Melbourne, Florida

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