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Planning Manager

Company: Robert Half
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Charlie Gilmur with Robert Half has an immediate opening for a Planning Manager on behalf of one of his reputable clients. This role will oversee and coordinate the Planning Department. Responsible for providing exceptional customer service in the development of schedules and plans for the Operations area. Manages staff that monitors the movement of material through the factory, establishes master production schedules and reviews/advises on all factors which affect production schedules. The Planning Manager focuses on alignment of all Planning tools to ensure accuracy and efficiency in meeting all business metrics.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS--- Oversees both Finished Goods and Component level Kanban systems, minimizing inventory and transactional costs and improving overall factory efficiencies --- Interfaces with Sales to provide feedback on forecasts on Finished Goods Kanban parts (top level assemblies)--- Manages the development and execution of MRP generated schedules; reviews schedules with Master Scheduler to determine and arrange priorities and scheduling sequences --- Interfaces with the Operations Management team in keeping the factory workload level loaded--- Maintains the overall backlog system, maintaining clear and accurate feedback on ship dates and shortages of both internally manufactured and purchased components --- Acts as the primary reporting for corporate planning metrics, including but not limited to On Time Delivery, forecasted deliveries, Cycle Count Accuracy and overall factory performance metrics. Using these metrics, provides input to management regarding problems such as shortages, process changes, and work-flow backlog--- Owns the overall cycle count process and coordinates Operations portion of the physical inventory process--- Investigates cost savings opportunities in production and the procurement of material to support production--- Utilizes Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing tools to reduce process variation, eliminate non-value-added activities and defects and improve customer satisfaction.--- Owns the Sales and Operations pattern build planning process--- Administers the ERP system generated forecasts; identifies trends in the Forecast Consumption periods and communicates gaps and actions required to Sales and Customer Service --- Owns the overall structure of the Master Data planning ERP/MRP system and inputs--- Maintains all factory workday and Forecast Consumption calendars within the ERP system--- Acts as the Operations stakeholder in Make/Buy decisions--- Maintains the 80/20 structure within the ERP/MRP systemPlease contact Charlie Gilmur with Robert Half to review this position. Job Order: 03062437 Requirements Enterprise Resource Planning, ERP - Enterprise Resource Planning, Planning, Production Planning, Customer Demand Planning, Master Scheduling, MS Excel Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Questions? Call your local office at 1.. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information.-- 2021 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use () .

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