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Buyer / Planner

Lowell, MA · Manufacturing
We are a manufacturing company in the Greater Boston area and are looking for a BuyerProduction Planner If you are looking to join a stable, long standing, profitable company in the area and sees continued growth year over year and you have background in manufacturing, supply chain, and buyer / production planning this may be the opportunity for you!

As our new Production Planner / Buyer, you will:
  • Effectively plan the daily & weekly production of the Company to achieve targeted financial performance objectives
  • Work with all production, production support, sales, and accounting functions to effectively produce on target production plans
  • Send out purchase orders (POs)
  • Properly and effectively manage inventory levels for both, raw materials and components to ensure Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) system accurately reflects min/max levels and customer demands can be met
  • Proactively meet and work with finance and manufacturing management team to ensure operational & financial performance objectives are defined, understood and achieved
  • Promptly communicate, document, and maintain product information, production schedules, and operational objectives on a daily, weekly and monthly basis and is able to update as required
  • Additional responsibilities as required by management
Qualifications of our next Production Planner /Analyst
  • Minimum AS degree, Bachelor's preferred
  • 3+ years experience in production planning
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing principles 
  • Strong ERP, MS Office Suite, computer skills
  • Able to understand customer demand schedule and be proactive for such
  • Manufacturing, operations procedures, math skills, and time management
  • Able to stand for long periods of time - you will be monitoring all facets of production daily!
  • Reports to VP, Manufacturing
What's in it for you as our next Production Planner / Buyer
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Paid time off
  • Competitive Salary
  • Opportunity for continued career growth with an industry leader!

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