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Production Planner II
Ref No.: 20-07688
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee

Job Title: Production Planner

Location: Remote

Duration: 18+ months

Position Type: Hourly contract Position (W2 only)



•         Responsible for the planning and scheduling of Chattem in-house and third party manufacturer (TPM) production to support corporate service level and inventory objectives.


Job Responsibilities

•         Develop 12-month rolling Master Production Schedule (MPS) and Capacity Plan based upon Operation’s Sales Forecast.

•         Convert MPS into detailed production line schedule for short range (2-3 month) horizon balancing inventory needs, capacity utilization and changeover impact.

•         Coordinate with Plant Operations, Procurement, Quality Assurance, Customer Service and Distribution to ensure timely execution of production schedule and fulfillment of customer sales orders.

•         Provide component/ingredients needs to Materials Planning or Procurement from Materials Requirement Plan (MRP).

•         Participate in monthly Operation’s Sales Forecast consensus meetings with Demand Planning, Marketing, Sales and Finance making recommendations based upon observed sales trends to help forecast accuracy.

•         Establish and maintain Item Master, Bills of Materials and Routings within JD Edwards (JDE) system.

•         Develop and maintain Standard Packaing Instructions (SPI’s) for use on Chattem packaging lines.

•         Prepare inventory obsolescence reports as required for review with Supply Chain, Marketing and Finance.

•         Plan and implement packaging and/or product changes consistent with Marketing objectives, while minimizing inventory obsolescence.

•         Plan new product or line extension launches consistent with Marketing & Sales timelines.

Satya S
Sunrise Systems, Inc