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Kforce Production Planner in Saint Louis, Missouri

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Production Planner in Saint Louis, Missouri (MO).Responsibilities:

  • Independently schedules single facility production across six lines, two shifts

  • Ensure the production plan maintains finished good inventory levels in line with safety stock plan, facility targets and achieves customer service level of 98% or higher

  • Work closely with Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, and Customer Service to communicate whenever an existing shipment commitment is in jeopardy, and to recommend alternatives on how the requested demand could be satisfied

  • Collaborate with the product development, sales, and quality teams to ensure new product introductions are effective and timely

  • Identifies and implements process improvements within Operations/Supply Chain, either individually or in a team setting

  • Effectively utilize technology and tools including Excel, SQL, BI4 to perform analysis that cannot be achieved directly within ERP

  • Maintains inventory levels within established goals and guidelines and recommends adjustments in stocking levels

  • Help manage slow moving and obsolete finished goods SKUs for proper disposition

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Supply Planning, Demand Planning, or Master Scheduling

  • Experience Planning in Food Industry a plus, more specifically, efficient planning with allergens, strong color and flavor notes resulting in wash and/or vacuum procedures

  • Strong Purchasing, Planning or Inventory Management background; APICS certification a plus

  • Extensive experience using an ERP system in a manufacturing environment

  • Experienced in using Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and Power Point

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Highly organized with proven time management and prioritization skills

  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision

  • Ability to handle the pressure of meeting tight deadlines

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours

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