Blue Signal Search
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Our client is a renowned global leader in the manufacturing sector, creating high-quality industrial products tailored to a diverse range of applications. They excel in offering innovative solutions that amplify operational efficiency and safety standards across multiple industries. They are now seeking a Master Planner to orchestrate their Master Production Schedule (MPS) and work closely with several internal teams.
The Master Planner will spearhead the development and execution of the MPS, assessing the total demand across the planning horizon and designing strategies that meet customer expectations while maximizing resource utilization. This individual will act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in operational planning, taking responsibility for aligning production capabilities with sales forecasts and customer orders.
This Role Offers:
• Competitive base salary plus a comprehensive benefits package.
• Large company with 40+ years of expertise and growth within the market space.
• Be part of a leading-edge organization that prioritizes innovation and cutting-edge technology.
• Individual contribution to providing solutions that play a pivotal role in enhancing operational efficiency and safety.
• Unlimited opportunities for professional growth and exposure to international markets.
• Generate and manage the Master Production Schedule, ensuring a continuous flow of production and optimum resource utilization.
• Collaborate with Sales, Engineering, and Procurement teams to translate sales forecasts into material and capacity requirements.
• Assess the impacts of customer change orders on operations and develop strategic execution plans to accommodate these changes.
• Work closely with the manufacturing team to determine lead times for different product specifications.
• Manage load leveling and capacity constraint scheduling.
• Evaluate potential risks and delivery concerns and provide mitigation strategies, including expediting materials or creating exception jobs.
• Maintain the fundamental system information to ensure the accuracy of the MPS and contribute to improvement planning projects.
• 3+ years of experience in production planning.
• Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, or another related field.
• APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) required.
• Lean or Green Belt Six Sigma certification is a plus.
• Demonstrated experience in the manufacturing industry.
• Safety and continuous improvement experience is preferred, i.e., LEAN manufacturing.
• Proficiency in ERP/MRP systems and Microsoft Office Tools, particularly Excel.
• Proven ability to analyze complex data and think strategically.
• Demonstrated ability to think quickly and proactively when faced with problems, with a solutions-oriented approach to work.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skillset.
About Blue Signal:
As an award-winning executive search firm, Blue Signal has a strong track record of placing top talent in the manufacturing & industrial space, with expertise in manufacturing leadership, engineering, supply chain, and logistics roles. Learn more at bit.ly/40sgWSJ
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