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Job Posting - Production Planner

September 22, 2017
Strom Engineering Minnesota has an exciting new opening for an experienced Production Planner with a great company located in the Twin Cities, Minnesota. A minimum of 1 years of job-related experience is required. Duties: * Ensure daily production requirements are achieved to meet customer expectations. * Update the production schedule daily and ensure that all work centers dispatch lists are correct and balanced. * Resolve production scheduling problems. * Conduct daily meetings with production foremen, shipping & sales engineers to convey plan and resolve conflicts. * Rebalance work center loads as needed and prepare information for Sales regarding updates, build status and available capacity. * Work with foremen to maximized efficiency and cost effectiveness of manufacturing. * Work with purchasing to control raw stock inventory and buy at most cost effective quantities. * Complete status reports for production progress, work in process and inventory, if applicable. Skills/Qualifications: * Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Associate or Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, a plus. * 1+ years’ experience in a manufacturing/production environment. * Experience with production scheduling. * Strong computer skills with knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). * Strong interpersonal skills regarding conflict resolution and functioning effectively in a team environment. * Excellent organizational and communications skills. * Detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with strict deadlines. * Strong logic and reasoning skills with the ability to problem solve. * ERP Planning and system experience, a plus. * APICS Certification, a plus. Qualified applicants--please submit resume in Microsoft Word format.