T. D. Williamson, Inc. Production Planner in Nivelles, Belgium

Coordinate and schedule materials and resources as they contribute to the function of internal and external manufacturing, to ensure that customer deadlines are met.

Planning/Prioritizing (80%)

  • Plans and controls all scheduling activities supporting manufactured items,

  • Manages product lines to ensure alignment of raw materials and production capabilities, rescheduling existing demand to accommodate new demand and changes through the manufacturing process,

  • Assists ensuring that materials are received and kitted within the constraints dictated by the Manufacturing schedule,

  • Ensures customer demand is met on schedule using MRP and Resource Leveling methodologies,

  • Assists the development of tools to help forecast demand of parts,

  • Receives, reviews, enters and plans Requisitions from Engineering into MRP system,

  • Assists Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing and Procurement with make/buy analysis,

  • Assists Production and Procurement to ensure that BOM’s uploaded into MRP are correct,

  • Champions Expedite Process,

  • Assists defining KANBAN levels and procedures (internally and with Procurement for Suppliers),

  • Helps establish routings and cycle times for new product and to modify existing product to meet demand,

  • Balances production and inventory levels with demand to customer service levels, inventory turn goals, and capacity utilization/staffing requirements;

Information Management (20%)

  • Communicates Timelines and availability to new entry planner, including changes and delays,

  • Communicates Demands to Manufacturing, including schedules, part availability, available resources, etc

  • Bachelor degree in business field preferred,

  • 5-7 years of experience in manufacturing or inventory scheduling (without degree),

  • Excellent verbal and written communication,

  • Ability to understand Constraints, Critical Path Analysis and Risk Mitigation,

  • Intermediate MRP systems skills preferred,

  • Intermediate MS Excel skills.

Posting Title: Production Planner

Position ID: Position-16726

External Company Name: T. D. Williamson, Inc.

External Company URL: http://www.tdwilliamson.com/en/

Street: Rue du Travail, 6