Production Planner

  • 1208 Old Norris Rd, Liberty, SC 29657, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Pleasurecraft Engine Group, owned by Correct Craft, manufactures five brands, one of which is Velvet Drive in Liberty, South Carolina. Velvet Drive manufactures marine transmissions and offers a variety of custom gearing for specialized industrial equipment. Velvet Drive has a 65-year reputation of making the highest quality marine transmissions and industrial equipment in the world. For more information please visit www.velvetdrive.com.

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY STATEMENT:  The Production Planner will work with management to coordinate and plan production activities.  This role will release orders, manage materials, plan production tasks and schedules according to customer orders. This position ensures goods are produced on time for distribution in a profitable manner.

TO BE CONSIDERED YOU MUST STATE YOUR SALARY REQUIREMENTS.

CORE COMPANY JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.    Remain current regarding The Company’s Goals & Missions and ensure compliance in area of control.

2.    Meet goals and objectives as communicated by Manager.

3.    Effective stewardship of the Company’s financial resources.

4.    Follow the Company’s policies and standard operating processes.

5.    All other duties as assigned by Management

 

CORE DEPARTMENT JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.    Adhere to Operations Department budget.

2.    Contribute to maintaining a workplace free from serious recognized hazards and comply with standards, rules, regulations, and policies regarding safety protocol

3.    Report any workplace conditions that appear dangerous or potentially hazardous.

4.    Follow the proper procedures for the safe use of tools and equipment associated with the employees’ position and properly maintain equipment.

5.    Immediately report any workplace injury or illness to your manager and Human Resources.

6.    Attend all required Safety related training and or communication sessions.

 

CORE POSITION JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.    Daily review and planning of customer demand versus current production schedule and make updates and corrections as required in cooperation with manufacturing leaders.

2.      Daily review and planning of customer demand versus current production schedule and make updates and corrections as required in cooperation with manufacturing leaders.

3.      Fully support and communicate with the manufacturing team to achieve production schedule.

4.      Forecast of future production capacity required to meet customer demand 3 weeks in the future Identification of potential raw material shortages and escalates to responsible personnel for resolution and changes to production schedule

5.      Work as a resource to customer service to provide production/shipping dates when requested

6.      Process and schedule into production sample orders (Engineering, Quality, Replacement Part orders)

7.      Supports customer service and sales departments when required.

8.      Communicate with our customers planning organization to clarify schedules and demand changes as required.

9.      Maintain planning parameters in ERP system.

10.    Analyzes and manages inventory levels in relation to customer requirements, maintaining the company’s turn rate targets.

11.    Responsible for daily order and Production scheduling to meet customer requirements.

12.    Production and materials must be scheduled appropriately to ensure production is not delayed or stopped.  

 

 

 

Required:

High level of responsibility related to materials planning to ensure customer satisfaction

Degree in technical related field or experience as acquired in 3-5 years of a similar operations related role

3-5 years in a Production Planning position

            Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks, establish priorities and meet deadlines

Positive Attitude

Ability to fully function in role within 6 months of hire

Ability to support The Company’s goals and mission

Ability to build effective partnerships within the business community

Must use excellent ethical business practices and good judgment in dealings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

Required:

High level of responsibility related to materials planning to ensure customer satisfaction

Degree in technical related field or experience as acquired in 3-5 years of a similar operations related role

3-5 years in a Production Planning position

            Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks, establish priorities and meet deadlines

Positive Attitude

Ability to fully function in role within 6 months of hire

Ability to support The Company’s goals and mission

Ability to build effective partnerships within the business community

Must use excellent ethical business practices and good judgment in dealings

 

Preferred:

Experience in a similar Production Planning role

Bachelor’s degree in a related field

Six Sigma training

Ability to operate standard warehouse equipment

Additional Information

WHY APPLY:

  • Opportunity to take your career to the next level
  • Work for a company that values people, performance and philanthropy
  • Join a team that is passionate about making a difference in the world
  • Competitive benefits: Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Education Assistance
  • Job Stability
  • Incentive Bonus Plan
  • Access to on premise Workout Facility

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.