Production Planning Assistant - 1st shift

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Production Planning Assistant - 1st shift

La Vergne, Tennessee




Job Description

Pay Rate: $20 an hour. Currently hiring a Production Planning Assistant for a Manufacturer in La Vergne. The position is focused on analyzing production needs, scheduling material shipments and ensuring production has the resources needed to meet client quota. The ideal candidate will have 1+ years experience in material planning, materials management and working with SAP


Production Planning Assistant Compensation and Hours:

  • $20.00 an hour
  • Medical, Dental and Vision offered
  • 1st Shift
  • Monday – Friday (overtime as needed)


Production Planning Assistant Skills and Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience in production scheduling and materials management
  • High school diploma required
  • Experience working with an SAP is required
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, specifically in Excel


Production Planning Assistant Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work across all departments to ensure material needs for successful production are met.
  • Work with a team of Production Schedulers to guarantee production materials needs are filled and inventory levels are sufficient.
  • Work with Production Schedulers to create machine and manufacturing schedule for three shifts
  • Manage inventory levels by working with Value Stream Management and Plant Management to understand production levels, needs and plans
  • Help lead procurement by working with Value Stream, Supply Chain and Plant Management to understand production schedules.
  • Aid in creation and execution of supply chain strategy