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Production Planner

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Date: Aug 5, 2019

Location: Painesville, Ohio, US, 44077

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Job Summary:

The Production Planner will report to the Supply Chain Planning Manager and is responsible for the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Schedule production batches using standard business processes and detailed planning transactions in SAP to meet internal and external demand.
  • Order materials for stock or planned production batches, as assigned, and follow up as needed.
  • Review requests for stock transfers .
  • Manage inventories of assigned materials to stock type and mandated days of coverage targets.
  • Update Rapid Response master data and shutdown schedule.
  • Minimize truck and railcar detention and demurrage.
  • Respond to customer orders.
  • Liaise between the Supply Chain Planning Group and customer service, production, corporate and vendors.
  • Back up other members of the Painesville Supply Chain team’s duties and responsibilities as needed.
  • Schedule transportation as required.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:                         

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations, Supply Chain, Business, or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years of Supply Chain experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience using an ERP system (SAP, Oracle, or similar), BW, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong interpersonal effectiveness, initiative, teamwork and independent decision making skills.
  • Technical proficiency in the use of multiple computer applications and sound analytical skills.
  • Customer service focused.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Excel in ambiguous situations.
  • Ability to multi task, investigate, summarize and offer creative solutions.


Considered a Plus:

  • Experience in supply chain planning and/or APO in SAP.
  • Inventory management systems knowledge.


Working Conditions

  • Work will be primarily in an office environment but also will include regular meetings and collaborating in production areas.
  • Safely work independently and around others by following all required procedures.


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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