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Production Planners are in charge of optimizing production and distribution processes in a factory. These experts use their supply chain management expertise and complete tasks such as monitoring production rates, checking inventories, networking with suppliers, and identifying means of improving efficiency. A well-written resume sample for the job mentions skills like analytical thinking, communication, attention to details, and networking. Some Production Planner resumes mention a college degree, although formal education is not mandatory and candidates with a high school diploma are accepted as well.

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Production Planner

Analyzed work flow and planned and scheduled customer orders based on material availability and production capacity

  • Reviewed and analyzed monthly production plan against target volume against capacity and resources
  • Monitored and evaluated productivity
  • Coordinated requirements for subcontractor according to customer requirements
  • Monitored and maintained material shortage reports
  • Improved On Time Delivery by 60%
  • Decreased Passed Due Orders by 70%
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Business Administration
2

Production Planner

Scheduled and planned an average of 600 jobs annually for all phases of production.

  • Coordinated schedules and requirements with outside vendors for production and with other departments to determine most efficient way to produce product and meet customer requirements.
  • Provided manufacturing instructions and impositions to Pre-Press, Press Room and Bindery.
  • Followed job through all phases of production to ensure customer schedule was met.
  • Reduced reworks from 15 per month division wide to the Division Goal of zero per month.
  • Reduced number of sheets per form/job and increased profits up to $250.
  • Received highest rating from N Y Life account as a vendor.
Candidate Info
57
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Graphic Arts
3

Production Planner

Planned material demands to meet production needs, using SAP to schedule orders and load production for assembly lines. Published build plans for multiple product lines weekly. Communicated with order fulfillment, sales, and engineering departments to meet shipment requirements and report changes to demands, processes, and schedules. Analyzed build plans, capacity levels, and inventory reports.

  • Developed procedures for new planning position.
  • Achieved 100% ship-to-commit rate through expert planning and scheduling activities.
  • Streamlined new product introduction by creating release-to-production checklists.
  • Trained new planners and engineers on product lines.
  • Partnered with engineering team to develop tools and procedures to maximize facility and equipment utilization.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
MA
Education
4

Production Planner

Oversaw stock and raw materials inventory: receipt/creation of purchase orders, invoicing, barcoding and skew; input of data in SAP and Oracle

  • Analyzed work flow; planned and scheduled customer orders based on materials availability, machine capacity and constraints for production; During tenure helped production increase by 65%
  • Maintained strong vendor relationships; working with vendors to communicate quality and delivery issues
  • Handled customer complaints including physically visiting customer plants and collaborating with production engineers to identify and solve issues thus reducing customer complaints by 20% during tenure
  • Facilitated Root Cause Failure Analysis Investigations in regard to safety and equipment failures
  • Coordinated manufacturing activities; reviewed and analyzed monthly production plan against target volume
  • Lead implementation of changes to meet OSHA regulatory requirements
  • Spearheaded the creation and implementation to shift from replenishment to supply chain management model
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Economics
BS
Human Resources Management
5

Production Planner

Planned and coordinated production of approximately 200 internally manufactured stock components.

  • Established and maintained labor standards resulting in better schedule attainment.
  • Developed and maintained a procedure for internally manufactured stock components resulting in savings of both material and labor.
  • Collaborated with Purchasing and Engineering to create BOM structures for internally manufactured stock components.
  • Created and scheduled work orders for internally manufactured stock components using MRP outputs.
  • Processed Engineering revisions and customer changes.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
6

Senior Production Planner

Responsible for the creation of annual build plans based on sales forecasts, historical demands and seasonal profiles of products.

  • Planned successfully the manufacture of our product line in our affiliate company in Wallingford England. Procured product for distribution in North and South America.
  • Improved workflow of product through metal fabrication, printed circuit board and final product assembly reducing delivery times by 30%.
  • Improved on-time deliveries to customers by 25%.
  • Scheduled and conducted the inspection of products to be shipped overseas where government regulations required inspection prior to shipment.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Electronics
MBA
Master of Business Administration
7

Production Planner

Developed and adjusted production plans incorporating customer orders, MRP, purchased material availability and lean technologies.

  • Acted as liaison between production and customer service representatives to ensure that customer expectations were met or adjusted accordingly.
  • Was part of the team responsible for reducing the civil order cycle time per line item from over 41 days to just over 18 days while delivering 92% of lines on time.
  • Monitored inventory transactions in order to maintain the integrity of the $6M inventory.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Computer Science And Manufacturing Engineering Management Technologies
8

Production Planner

Transformed orders into shipments in fast and cost-efficient way; managed daily demand supply matching process at order level.

  • Achieved customer satisfaction goals, including six days between ordering and shipping and delivery of 90% of orders on the first committed date to the customer.
  • Analyzed backlog, detected problems, and raised alerts to the organization for procurement, supply planning, factory, order management, products engineering.
  • Scheduled production for three plants in Czech Republic, China, and Russia.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MA
Accounting And Management
MA
Economic Intelligence And International Development
MA
International Management Of Industrial Projects
9

Production Planner

Responsible for all aspects of production planning/order fulfillment/inventory control in an ASK MANMAN environment, including processing MRP action messages and workcell capacity planning.

  • Improved on-time sales order shipments from 80% to 99%.
  • Reduced production floor shortages by 95% with workcell scheduling and coordination with purchasing.
  • Supported the transition from a work order process to a Lean back flushing process.
  • Audited the reconciliation of cost variances on work orders.
  • Managed the planning of new product introductions into manufacturing.
  • Coordinated the implementation of Engineering Change Notices (ECN's) in manufacturing.
  • Entered inventory and shop floor control transactions
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
Planning & Control
10

Senior Production Planner

Developed capacity and utilization reporting for executive management strategic decisions.

  • Active team member in monthly S&OP meeting, and represented product supply as the direct contact to Sales & Marketing.
  • Acquired materials and scheduled production to support customer demand.
  • Implemented full MRP system resulting in a decrease of $15.9MM in inventory, a 68% reduction in warehouse space requirements, and acceptable DOH levels without interruption to operations.
  • Lead cultural changes for all personnel and software to transform the facility from a manual planning system to MRP based supply system.
  • Reduced the lead time for finished goods replacement from 90 to 22 days.
  • Controlled material flow through operations, expediting functions as necessary to maintain schedules.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Finance
Six Sigma Green Belt

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