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Production Planner

Company: Timken
Location: Fulton
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Your Career Begins at Timken
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken. Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

Job Title: Production Planner

Department: Materials Planning/Scheduling

City/ State: Fulton, IL or Clinton, IA

Job Position Type: Salary
Position Summary:This position owns the development and management of the 3-week schedule in assembly to ensure customer requirements are met. The Production Planner monitors performance against the weekly schedule and partners with operations leadership to drive schedule attainment. This position works closely with purchasing, operations, and engineering to drive corrective actions on component shortages affecting the weekly schedule.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Creates, maintains, and ensures execution of the 3-week assembly schedule for assigned area
  • Set and clearly communicate daily work center and team priorities to operations
  • Monitors daily performance against the weekly/daily schedule and works with operations to drive schedule attainment
  • Coordinate and expedite component materials to ensure assembly schedule and customer requirements are met
  • Responsible for periodic reporting of work center metrics and develops understanding of drivers of metrics as well as root cause analysis
  • Responsible for analyzing and directing continuous improvement throughout the assigned value stream(s)
  • Assist in the overall review and assessment of chain capacity across the value stream, from press through final assembly and packaging. Assist in recommending crewing levels and long-term capacity plans
  • Collects and analyzes issues to drive continuous improvement for the 3-Week Schedule Process
    Minimum Requirements:
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Outlook.
    • Degree in operations, supply chain, finance or similar field.
    • Project management skills.
    • Inventory control, logistics and purchasing skills helpful.
      Education and/or Experience: HS diploma or GED minimum, Associates or Bachelor's Degree preferred in Business, Supply Chain, Finance or related field. In lieu of degree, 10+ years of experience in operations or supply chain.

      Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: NA

      All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

      The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and industrial motion products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $4.5 billion in sales in 2022 and employs more than 19,000 people globally, operating from 46 countries.
      Why Choose Timken?
      • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
      • A culture of top performance
      • A global, diverse environment
      • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
      • A conviction to improve communities around us
      • Competitive salary and benefits
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