The Production Planner is responsible for supporting and improving customer service levels (on time delivery and lead time) while maintaining lowest practical inventory level. This role is responsible for coordinating and expediting the flow of work and materials within or between departments according to daily and weekly production schedules. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules, conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates, monitoring inventory levels, and solving production problems. Coordinate and work with operations, quality, engineering, etc. to ensure on-time delivery by monitoring manufactured items to proactively identify and address any issues. Support the seamless interaction of purchasing and materials management to resolve gaps between supply capabilities and production plans.
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