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Pelican Products Production Planner in South Deerfield, Massachusetts

SOUTH DEERFIELD WHAT YOU'LL DO: Working from the Master Schedule and other documents, plans and schedules requirements for various operations required to maintain production objectives to meet the Demand Plan. Reviews various daily reports including stock status, product backlog, and ad hoc reports for schedules, capacity, etc., utilizing the MRP system and/or Excel. Creates Planned Orders (long-term planning) and Production Orders (short-term planning), and dispatches schedules to optimize Production and ensures that assigned completion dates are met in accordance with resource availability. Reviews Production Orders and sets to complete status. Works with Molding (Rotational and/or Injection Mold) and/or various Assembly Departments regarding shop floor loading. Works with Purchasing and/or Molding to obtain materials based on requirements. Revises schedule as necessitated by changes in priorities, vendor deliveries, and/or machine/labor capacities. Provides constant feedback to various departments in Supply Chain, Sales, and Customer Service. Actively supports Pelican's commitment to Safety, Quality, and Performance, with an emphasis on Continual Improvement. Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance with the job. Performs other duties as assigned. WHAT YOU'LL NEED: Basic/Intermediate knowledge of production planning and scheduling procedures, manufacturing processes and best practices. Experience utilizing MRP and Excel spreadsheet software in some capacity. Must have effective verbal and written communication skills in order to organize, compile, and present data in written and/or verbal report format. Must have very good basic math skills in order to calculate machine capacities and determine their impact on production. This position requires the use of information that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of 1 - 2 years directly related work experience in an MTS/MTO manufacturing environment. APICS or other accredited Supply Chain certification. Why Pelican? Here's a Glimpse of Pelican Perks... Generous paid time off plans 401k plan - with a competitive match Tuition Assistance Program Established reputable brand offering premium products - you'll be proud to represent Pelican! Beautiful New England location Onsite gym Employee discount program on Pelican Products Great Benefits - several options including Pet insurance for our animal lovers. Wellness Discount Program Lucrative employee referral program - get paid to work with your trusted network. And more.. Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. To Apply: Please let them know you heard about this opportunity from the MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center. Good luck!