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Senior Production Planner

Milford, MA 01757

Posted: 03/01/2022 Employment Type: Contract Category: Professional Job Number: 61481 Pay Rate: 50.00

Job Description

Our client in Milford, MA has 3 openings for a Contract Sr Production Planner starting immediately!

Pay: $40/hr
Contract: 2-3+

Job Overview:   The Senior Production Planner is responsible for actively managing production schedules in support of the overall manufacturing and new product introduction plans. This role collaborates with Demand Planning, Purchasing, Production, Contract Manufacturers, Quality and Operations Engineering to achieve plan attainment, delivery performance, inventory management, and ultimately product availability for our Field colleagues and end customers.

  • Responsible for all facets of production schedules utilizing SAP APO and ensuring on-time delivery of product to our primary distribution centers
  • Ensure accurate and executable production plan accounting for capacity and lead-time constraints
  • Execute discrete production plan that supports forecast, which includes issuing of production orders, rework orders, and managing outstanding demand
  • Liaise with internal customers regularly to align on priorities, commitments, constraints and recovery plans
  • Support new product development and introductions and successful transition to volume manufacturing
  • Review and approve ECRs from a supply chain perspective and execute on follow-up actions as required
  • Actively manage finished goods inventory pipeline at plant level in line with KPIs
  • Lead initiatives to improve and optimize planning processes and systems resulting in enhanced supply delivery and efficient coordination of materials and resources used in manufacturing processes


  • BA/BS in Supply Chain related field required
  • Minimum 4 years related experience in production planning and inventory management in a manufacturing environment
  • APICS CPIM certification or equivalent highly desired
  • Advanced proficiency with SAP APO and Microsoft applications required
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and drive corrective actions
  • Strong leadership skills, self-directed and the ability to make independent decisions
  • Experience with New Product Introduction (NPI) processes
  • Familiarity with cGMP, ISO 9001: 2015 and ISO 13485: 2016 is desired

  DAVIS Companies partners with the top employers locally and nationally. They choose us because of our reputation for finding high quality talent, fast, but also our experience for evaluating and representing the best candidates in the marketplace.   We make every effort to provide updates and feedback to candidates at each stage of the process as we appreciate how stressful looking for a new role can be.   Apply today and experience “ The DAVIS Difference”. 
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