United States, Brandon, SD, Adhesive Technologies

Production Planner/Buyer

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  • Responsible for production planning of specified production areas
  • Facilitate the requisition of indirect materials that are not managed by the corporate buyers.
  • Understand and effectively use SAP and additional system tools to manage the material requirements plan to create and maintain valid production schedules.
  • Clearly communicate production schedule, priorities, and customer order delays to appropriate departments.
  • Work with vendors to ensure service expectations are identified, maintained, and tracked.
  • Work with all departments to identify purchasing and inventory management opportunities.
  • Lead and collaborate with the Materials Manager in an effective Inventory Management System.
  • Monitor and report inventory inaccuracies, excess, slow moving and obsolete inventory.
  • Participate in inventory process improvements and lean activities.
  • Drive operational excellence and provide Supply Chain expertise to other functional areas.
  • Work proactively to optimize Supply Chain operations through creative solutions acting alone and/or on teams.
  • Run reports as required to support role function.
  • Attend, present, and actively participate in meetings.


  • Associates degree or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Inventory software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
  • production systems
  • production control
  • production schedules
  • supplier quality
  • scheduling
  • supply chain management
  • materials management

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JOB ID: 22040885
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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