Production Planning Manager
Posted on Feb 15, 2020 by Winter Equipment Company
The Production Planning Manager is responsible for the overall supply chain operations including material planning, purchasing, inventory control, warehousing, outsourcing and vendor selection. Will work closely with Plant Supervisor to ensure products are manufactured on schedule and within quality standards and cost objectives.
- Initiates purchase orders and amendments for raw materials and resale products along with floor stock and/or special tools as needed, reviewing sales orders against current requirements and work in process using the MRP system; arranges for submission and inspection of sample products as required.
- Secures and analyzes quotations, negotiates prices and terms with suppliers, and recommends suppliers with respect to cost, quality and delivery competitiveness.
- Visits suppliers' facilities to qualify them as new sources and assist in the resolution of production, design, quality, and/or delivery problems.
- Interfaces with manufacturing personnel, sales and engineering departments on material status and production planning issues.