• 12-Sep-2017 to 11-Nov-2017 (CST)
  • Sko-Die
  • Morton Grove, IL, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Great Benefits!

Seeking a Production Planner role at a terrific company?

Apply today! Sko-Die is adding a Production Planner to our team in Morton Grove, IL.

This position is responsible for scheduling and coordinating production resources for the company to maximize customer satisfaction and profitability. This position contributes directly to the efficiency and profitability of our manufacturing operation working in tandem with our Sales, Customer Service and Operations team. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Create and Manage Production Jobs in our ERP system based on customer orders.
  • Coordinate production workflow for an array of production processes. Maintain and communicate dynamic vision as to evolving priorities with Production Supervisors.
  • Collaborate with Customer Service team to manage customer satisfaction metrics (OTTP OTTR, etc.) Monitor KanBan agreements, forecast data and other customer feedback to maximize customer satisfaction.
  • Coordinate with Operations Manager to Establish, Monitor and Publish Dynamic Production Lead Times for an array of manufacturing cells.
  • Set priorities for our manufacturing operations to meet our commitments to our customers and to ensure maximum throughput performance.
  • Provide recommendations as to staffing, equipment and raw material requirements to meet production demands.
  • Monitor production Jobs to ensure that we meet throughput, timing and cost targets.
  • Coordinate with Outside Service providers to ensure on time delivery of required outsourced services.
  • Coordinate the review and posting of production metrics to ensure proper planning and production team, awareness. (Throughout Rates vs Rated Rates; In Process Reject rates, Scrap Rates, etc.).
  • Serve on internal improvement teams toward furthering company goals and objectives, including but not limited to Customer Satisfaction, Lean Manufacturing, ISO, etc.

Position Requirements:

  • Proven Production Planning experience in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Production Planning, Supply Chain Management and Quality Assurance principles.
  • High School diploma and 5-7 years' experience in a Manufacturing environment. The ideal candidate will possess an undergraduate degree and have successful experience with planning principles such as Lean Manufacturing, KanBan, OEE, etc.
  • Excellent Organizational, Problem Solving, Communication, Math and Statistical Analysis skills.
  • Proficiency in systems and technologies as utilized by the company to include, ERP System (Epicor);
  • Microsoft Excel and other Office platforms and any other programs that the company elects to utilize.

SKO-DIE is an outsource manufacturing specialist located in Morton Grove, Illinois. We specialize in supplying custom steel laminations and heavy gauge metal stampings; supporting manufacturers from initial product development into full production. 

Our products are used in a variety of industries and applications - where we excel in providing manufacturing results at all phases of the product life cycle.

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