This is a specialized position responsible for creating detailed factory production schedules, communicating these schedules accordingly to plant leads, ensuring delivery of inventory targets and customer service levels are met.
Optimize production plans across all lines to maximize plant tons.
Translate master production plans into detailed production schedules for the kibble and snack plants.
Confer with Operations, Sales, and other departments to determine appropriate production schedules that deliver inventory objectives.
Assess raw material availability, production line capacity, and standard lead time commitments to ensure delivery of finished goods.
Monitor daily production and alter schedules to meet unforeseen circumstances.
Develop and support continuous improvement strategies to reduce/eliminate shrink.
Work with the Plant Manager to drive overall operational efficiency.
Support the Director, Supply and Demand Planning to ensure key performance targets are met.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain or related field.
Minimum four (4) years of production planning/scheduling experience in a highly complex FMCG plant.