Planning Coordinator

Location: Greenville, SC, US
Job Description:
Manages the fulfillment of customer requirements by coordinating with Production the correct priority, schedule, and product requirements to maximize production output wile meeting the customer’s delivery requirements. Work with Customer Service to meet customer requirements by utilizing all inventory, offering product substitutions, and expediting product as needed.
Reports To:
Global Planning Manager
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Communicates with Reps, Customer Service, Marketing, Sales and Production Control in   worldwide operations on expedites and new requirements.
  • Develops and coordinates recovery plans on items potentially late or past due.
  • Review orders in production control and change orders for scheduling. Utilize all support systems and inventories for best possible response to customer needs.
  • Review customer forecast for errors and potential supply problems. Modify Customer Service       and follow-up with Customer Service on corrective actions.
  • Monitor and analyze safety stock levels on key accounts and advise Production Planning        Management of recommended changes
Job Requirements:
  • Associate Degree or equivalent experience with 2+ years of experience
  • Highly proficient with MS Office including Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Experience in MRP (Manufacturing Resource Planning) or similar planning systems
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and interpret situations with accuracy
  • Able to challenge and question commitments and request to get the best answer and ultimate customer need
  • Ability to adapt to new planning systems and business practices as determined by management
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