Orchid Orthopedic Solutions Production Planner in Holt, Michigan

SUMMARY OF POSITION The Production Planner is responsible for working with production to coordinate the production and shipping of parts per customer requirements. This position is also responsible for the management of the Kanban system. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS liRelease job orders to production/li /ul liReview customer forecasts and use external tools to determine jobs/li /ul liDownload scheduling data to Excel to review capacity and establish lead times/li /ul liReview load in each value stream on capacity spreadsheet; balance load where needed/li /ul liReview and update capacity models as needed/li /ul liRoutinely review material availability to ensure that customer deliveries are on schedule/li /ul liMaintain inventory levels in accordance with established policies/li /ul liMonitor and manage Kanban Inventory performance/investment/li /ul liParticipate and recommend efficiency/lead-time improvements./li /ul liPerform raw material planning and procurement activities./li /ul liCreate job order packets./li /ul liMonitor and disposition jobs that are on hold for various reasons./li /ul liMonitor and recommend plans to decrease unused or very slow moving material./li /ul liPerform other duties as required or directed by the Department Supervisor or Lead./li /ul