Filtration Group Corp

Master Planner-Scheduler

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/6/2022 9:15 AM)
ID
2022-4982
Job Locations
US-GA-Fairburn
Company
POREX CORPORATION
Position Type
Regular
# of Openings
1

Overview

 

Filtration Group is on a mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive.   With a passionate workforce, global footprint and world class engineering and manufacturing capabilities, we are driving innovation and developing solutions across a broad spectrum of applications in the fast-growing global filtration industry.   We are committed to maintaining an entrepreneurial culture built on a foundation of trust and in which our leaders exhibit a strong bias for action.

The Company began in 2009 and has rapidly grown to be a global leader in the highly attractive filtration industry.   With revenues of $1.6 billion, Filtration Group is consistently recognized as the fastest growing and one of the largest filtration businesses in the world.   With over 7,000 employees, the Company serves its customers from a global footprint of 105 facilities in over 25 countries.  Filtration Group operates across a wide variety of attractive end markets and produces mission critical products with high replacement rates.   Over 80% of the Company’s revenue comes from replacement / consumable products, many of which are specified into customer’s products or processes.

Filtration Group is an affiliate of Madison Industries, one of the largest and most successful privately held companies in the world. Madison builds entrepreneurially driven, branded market leaders that are committed to making the world safer, healthier and more productive by creating innovative solutions that deliver outstanding customer value. The team at Madison is committed to building something truly remarkable that long outlasts them while coaching others to reach their highest potential.  Please visit Madison at www.madison.net.

Summary

Porex is an established global leader in one-of-a-kind solutions for the healthcare, consumer, and industrial markets. Our mission is to make the world Safer, Healthier, and More Productive. We have a unique ‘non-corporate’ culture that values a Bias for Action, Trust and an Entrepreneurial mindset. We value our team members and place a strong focus on their development through a robust talent management program. At Porex we run towards problems and opportunities to drive business results. If this sounds like a company that shares your values, then we may have an opportunity for you.

 

We are looking for an experienced Master Planner to develop and execute the operational production planning and inventory management program with alignment to and from the functional areas: supply chain, customer service, procurement, product management and manufacturing. The Planner manages key demand time thresholds and communicates issues regarding the schedule with customer service, supply chain and manufacturing. They are also responsible for capacity planning and generating a daily/weekly Master Production Schedule (MPS.) 

 

This position is ideal for someone who understands the planning/scheduling language and can take the strategic plan and build into a tactical plan.  Key performance indicators include internal schedule attainment, customer on-time delivery, and lead time reduction through the implementation of productivity and efficiency gains attained with comprehensive planning and scheduling.

 

Key attributes of the candidate will include someone who is a methodical thinker. Can bring innovation and creativity to problem solving, while having a high energy and adapt and be flexible in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities

  • Review incoming sales orders and determine appropriate confirmation dates based on raw material availability, manufacturing capacity, and revenue targets.
  • Follows up with the procurement team to verify actual inventory levels, purchase orders and production orders to prevent failures in meeting schedules.
  • Assists with the development of criterion for setting safety and reorder levels for inventories.
  • Develop a system that will allow the organization to develop safety stock levels on high-volume products.
  • Lead routine reviews of production schedules with production personnel to ensure clear communication of delivery requirements. Identify, communicate and coordinate schedule changes due to material, operational or inventory challenges.
  • Recommend plans for alternative production schedules to include identifying constraints, alternative solutions and recovery plans.

Qualifications

Education:         

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.    

Experience:       

  • 3-5 years related experience in production control, production planning, or material scheduling in a manufacturing environment.
  • A.P.I.C.S. designation or enrollment in the A.P.I.C.S. program preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel to include pivot tables and formulas.
  • Ability to analyze problems quickly; development of root cause, corrective and preventative actions.
  • CPIM or CSCP certified, preferred.

Other skills and abilities required include:

  • Time management and the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities for proper planning and management.
  • Ability to work with high performance teams and a strong team player. Strong customer orientation. Demonstrates good work ethic, maintains high attendance record and shows respect for others.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, work instructions, software manuals.
  • Strong aptitude for statistical analysis.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; utilizing appropriate e-mail and telephone etiquette. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak, listen and communicate well throughout all levels of the organization.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials. May include lifting up to 50 pounds for non-palletized product on occasion. Follow all safety procedures and maintain cleanliness of work area.

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