Production Planner in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want-

  • Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.
  • Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.

What you will do-

  • Maintain a valid 12-month production schedule for work in progress (WIP) items
  • Provide detailed weekly production schedule
  • Generate and release firm planned orders and shop orders in ERP
  • Responsible for checking material availability during the scheduling processes and doing a final check of required material and documentation release prior to publishing the production schedule
  • Maintain and update ERP settings as it relates to manufactured SKU’s, i.e. lot size, minimum balance, lead times etc.
  • Participate in operations planning meetings as required to develop and maintain production schedule
  • Identify and resolve conflicts with supply and demand, and availability of capacity
  • Utilize hypothetical scenarios to evaluate proposed Master Schedule changes to determine the impact on parts, materials, efficiency and capacity
  • Special projects as assigned

What you need-

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required. A degree in Business, Engineering or Supply Chain Management is preferred.
  • ERP system experience (InforLX) is a plus
  • Knowledge of or experience working in a manufacturing environment, a plus

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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