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Michelman Production Planner in Cincinnati, Ohio


We have a great opportunity available for a Production Planner to join our Logistics team at our global headquarters in Cincinnati, OH. In this role, you will be responsible for covering a wide area of activity within Michelman. You will be responsible for all aspects of Americas manufacturing and production scheduling as well as managing the raw material planning requirements. This role will report to the Supply Chain Director.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage production planning and scheduling using the Infor model for optimization, in conjunction with JD Edwards (JDE). Make daily updates to:

  • 72-hour firm schedule by hour and day

  • Two week planning schedule by hour and day

  • Manage communication of schedules and schedule changes to the production team for action

  • Lead daily integration meetings with production supervision on needs and requirements

  • Responsible for:

  • MRP for specified raw materials

  • Update all JDE MRP planning parameters, JDE product routing parameters, and JDE capacity requirements (cycle times) for each product so they are accurate and current

  • Monitor data interfaces between JDE, Shop Floor Control Systems (i.e.: Wonder Ware and future advanced manufacturing interfaces), and Infor Advanced Scheduling for timeliness and accuracy. Initiate immediate corrective action when issues arise

  • Ownership of setting safety stock levels to meet the OTIF business targets for both finished goods and raw materials

  • Answer Customer Service inquiries for expected production and delivery dates

  • Backup production scheduler for Shell Road facility, including extrusion unit

Critical Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong troubleshooting skills to understand requirements planning

  • Customer intimacy mindset

  • High levels of sense of urgency

  • Experience with planning and inventory control techniques

  • Ability to clearly communicate verbally or through e-mail

  • Strong computer literacy skills including advanced Excel knowledge

  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills

  • Experience in chemical manufacturing or planning

  • Experience with using JD Edwards in a chemical process industry and Infor Advanced Scheduling software is a plus

  • Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, or formal Continuous Improvement experience is a plus

  • Project Management experience

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associates Degree or higher a plus

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in production planning

Note: The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job. They are not construed to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

About Michelman

Michelman is proud of the values-focused work environment that we have crafted. We pride ourselves in our focus on our values of integrity, respect, and success. With our dedication to your technical and professional growth in addition to our rigorous onboarding experience, we guarantee that you will find yourself challenged in new ways. We offer an excellent salary, incentive, and benefits package in a dynamic, empowered team environment.

No phone calls, please. Michelman does not hire individuals who use tobacco products. All candidates will receive a drug test prior to beginning employment which will include a test for tobacco products.

For more information about Michelman, please visit https://www.michelman.com/ .

It is Michelman, Inc. policy to seek and employ qualified persons in all jobs in a manner which will ensure equal employment opportunity as well as administer personnel actions in a manner as to not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation or disability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Michelman is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans