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Senior Production Planner

  • LocationKansas City, KS 66105 - United States
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 38186
  • Category: Supply Chain/Purchasing

Job Description

Our client, a leading CPG company, is currently seeking an accomplished Senior Production Planner to join the team. Here is an overview of the role:

1) Confirm accurate stock levels of all raw materials and packaging components are in place before adding to production schedule

2) Lead weekly planning meeting with each department manager prior to production

3) Communicate new customer purchase orders to the Operations Team and ensure the production schedule is able to meet lead times

4) Anticipate planning based on customer prior year purchases and current stock levels

5) Create and maintain production schedules for bar soaps and antiperspirants

6) Create and manage purchase orders, order acknowledgments and sales orders and coordinate logistics

7) Ensure all materials needed for Operations arrive on time to avoid production schedule changes

8) Work with approved suppliers for product availability, understand market conditions and ensure contracts are in place, where required

9) Ensure vendors have updated specifications requirements and that all delivered product is within approved GMP quality specifications

10) Manage change control, financial analysis and ensure proper disposition of inventory for any discontinued, damaged and obsolete inventory items

11) Communicate daily on the movement of materials from production to distribution center

Critical Requirements

1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field

2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)

3) Recent experience in the CPG industry is strongly preferred

4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in production planning

This role is a great opportunity for the right person looking to advance their career with a wonderful company. If you are qualified and think that you are a strong fit for this role, please apply ASAP!

Compensation and Other Details

Base Salary: Highly competitive package, commensurate with experience