Production planner

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Production planner

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    Production planner
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      N. Billerica
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We are looking for a Production Planner on a direct hire basis! This position is out of North Billerica, MA.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan production commitments and deliver timely and accurate reports to Customer Service.
  • Analyze Work Orders, in the AS400 Production Plan Screen, and make adjustments to equalize the load and minimize disruption.
  • Populate and maintain the Daily Load Report.  Analyze the data and point out trends and/or bottlenecks to the Director of Operations.
  • Attend weekly Production Meetings to make recommendations and provide solutions to any production issues.
  • Revise “Schedule Date(s)” on any work orders where material is not available to more accurately represent the expected shipment date.
  • Help Supervisors to set priorities in a “Capacity Overload” situation.
  • Make recommendations for staffing based on the long-term view as seen in the Daily Load Report.
  • Compile information on manufacturing variation and work with the engineering staff to minimize the effects of variation on the operation.
  • Make recommendations on partial shipments when there is difficulty completing the whole order.



  • Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Accuracy – Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to minute details of a project or task.
  • Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Relationship Building – Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.
  • Reliability – The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
  • Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  • Working Under Pressure – Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.


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