Kaspar Outdoors: Planner

Job Description:

Primary Function:
Provide support to areas of planning, inventory control and work schedules for multiple manufacturing departments and other company divisions to meet the demand for products sold.

Position Responsibilities:
-Coordinate production workflow for one or multiple products
-Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay
-Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand
-Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget
-Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption
-Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)
-Conduct daily/weekly cycle counts to ensure inventory accuracy
-Manage inventory and submit requisitions to master planner
-Prepare and submit status and performance reports
-Keep paperwork organized
-Collaborate with quality control, warehouse, and other staff
-All other duties as assigned

Skills:
-Strong math skills required
-Advanced communication skills required
-Basic MS Word, Excel and Outlook software experience required
-Must be able to work with all employees throughout multiple departments and divisions
-Ability to maintain a clean and neat work environment

Qualifications:
-High school diploma or GED required
-Must be familiar with manufacturing and productions processes
-Proven experience in production and inventory management required
-Computer experience using ERP software preferred

Physical Requirements:
-Extended periods of sitting and/or walking (33-75% of time)
-Stooping, bending, twisting, leaning (10%-25% of time)
-Lifting of 25-40 lbs. occasionally (0%-33% of time)