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Production Planning Manager in Eden Prairie, MN at Anagram

Date Posted: 1/14/2023

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Job Description

Anagram leads the world in making balloons fun with consumer-inspired - and inspiring - product development, industry-expanding innovation and strong, value-added partnerships. We proudly offer many products you'll only find with an Anagram label. Our dedicated-to-the joy employees are focused on creating the best product and the biggest smiles possible. At Anagram, we strive to create joy, on purpose, every single day.

Job Overview:

The Scheduling Manager supervises and coordinates production schedules across all manufacturing operations.

Responsibilities and Duties:

The Production Planning Manager will be responsible for developing operation plans to support sales, ensuring appropriate capacity for future requirements, managing preventative maintenance schedules with facilities and performing root cause analysis on schedule adherence variance and work with Operations team to improve accuracy. They have the ability to ensure appropriate supply planning tools are available and consistent and complete finite capacity planning. They understand and are able to proactively communicate to all key stakeholders how changes in production processes, equipment availability and material availability/movements affect production schedules. This position will also be responsible for coaching, developing and mentoring employees.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree
  2. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  3. Ability to work up, down, and across the organization to facilitate problem resolution, coordination, and communication
  4. Problem analysis and problem resolution on a functional level Ability to gather, analyze and validate data
  5. Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  6. 5 years minimum experience in production scheduling and inventory management in a multi-process operation
  7. 3 years minimum experience in a leadership position
  8. Capacity Planning / Materials Requirements planning using current Taylor / JBA or similar tools/systems
  9. APICS certification preferred

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