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Posted: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 8:52 PM

Job Description:/h3:
As a Production Planner, you will be responsible for internal plant material flow, scheduling, materials planning/buying, inventory management and control, materials strategy, and all materials initiatives. This position is a key enabler of lean and continuous improvement activities in the plant. A Production Planner will also:
:Manage scheduling and procurement to specific performance metrics, including on:time delivery to production, inventory management, and cost control.
:Work closely with Plant Management to help develop and implement processes that improve our inventory processes that include major reductions in inventory while improving internal / external delivery performance.
:In coordination with materials strategy, execute standard work for material planning, scheduling and inventory management throughout the facility to improve customer service and reduce lead:time.
:Execute day to day activities in a highly effective materials organization, capable of improving customer service, while keeping inventory and cost at a minimum.
:Maintain a constructive relationship with Procurement, Engineering, Accounting, Quality, SIOP, and Manufacturing in support of the Business strategic goals.
:Work closely with Corporate Commodity Managers and Corporate Buyers to better leverage and implement VMI and Kanban programs.
:Participate in continuous improvement activity throughout supply chain controls within the plant, utilizing tools such as value stream mapping and kaizen events, improving performance while dramatically reducing indirect labor, equipment (fork trucks, etc.), and inventory costs.
:Improve material flow within the manufacturing facility. Assist in developing a streamlined logistics process for material handling to minimize cost and optimize resource utilization.
:Efficiently utilize supply chain tools within the plant at all times.
:Assist in cycle counting internally and with Suppliers when required.
:Assist in the development and documentation of standard work.
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelors degree in business, supply chain, logistics or engineering discipline and 3 years of related work experience in a manufacturing environment. APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) preferred or hiring commitment to obtain in first 18 months of employment. Ideal candidates will also have experience in operations, inventory management, MRP and lean manufacturing processes, and with visual management systems is preferred.
Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:
:401(k) Company Match
:Profit Sharing
:Paid Vacation/Holidays
:Shared Cost Medical and Dental
:Flex Spending
:Education Reimbursement Program
:Employee Discount Program
If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an organization recognized as the industry leader, please submit your cover letter and resume.
No phone calls please.
Company Description:/h3:
Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family:owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium:quality, professional:grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the number one choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople.


• Location: Fort Worth, mansfield

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