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Production Planner

Company: Magna International
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Number: 53688 Group: Cosma International Division: Bowling Green Metalforming Job Type: Permanent/Regular Location: BOWLING GREEN Group DescriptionCosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.

Role Summary This position is responsible to plan necessary material and production related activities to ensure efficient and uninterrupted production and flow of product to our customers. This position is responsible for scheduling, tracking, and reporting on material issues as they relate to scheduling of production as well as inventory levels and on hand quantities as they relate to their area. Key Responsibilities

  • Know and understand Bowling Green Metalforming Quality and Environmental policies.
  • Follows and supports and Magna's operating principles, including:
    • Magna Employee Charter - Operating under its principles by treating all team members equally, fairly and with dignity and respect.
    • Abide by BGM policies and procedures as described in the most current version of the Team Member Handbook.
    • Open Door Policy - Solves issues with two-way, open and friendly communication.
    • 5S - Maintains and promotes good housekeeping by following the philosophy "Everything has a place. Everything in its place".
    • Safety First - Obey the plant's safety rules and procedures by wearing PPE at all times and immediately addressing all safety concerns. Promotes an environment where zero injuries are the expected standard.
    • Promote MAFACT benchmarks to achieve World Class Manufacturing.
    • Core values - Treat all team members equally, fairly, with dignity and respect without favoritism in accordance with company values.
    • Attend and participate in Team, Department, Plant-wide and any other meetings as required.
    • Conduct all activities in a professional manner and positive attitude with an emphasis on personal responsibility.
    • Follow and abide by all government and legal rules and regulations.
    • Contribute to continuous improvement, problem solving, corrective actions and cost reduction activities to assist BGM in meeting targets and goals.
    • Establish and maintain communication with other departments.
    • Ensure customer (internal and /or external) requirements are fulfilled on time through scheduling, inventory management, MRP and communications with the customer.
    • Ensure customer systems are answered in accordance to customer requirements.
    • Track production and forecast trends to help predict future scheduling needs.
    • Monitor inventory levels on all related production material to protect production and reduce costs.
    • Audit production rates, standard pack quantities, scrap factors, and cycle times to more effectively capture standards for scheduling accuracy, manpower, and costs.
    • Monitor and/or maintain all required SAP data including, but not limited to, MRP data, rate routings, work centers, production versions, BoM consumption, ECN changes and schedule quantities.
    • Develop and communicate schedule requirements to all affected departments and tracks each department's contribution to the overall plan.
    • Develop capacity plans, recommending overtime as required.
    • Perform other duties as required. (This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. Team members will be required to follow any other job related instructions or to perform other job duties requested by their leader) Key Qualifications/Requirements Education and/or Experience:
      • High School diploma or GED
      • Post-secondary education in Materials Management, Business or Engineering preferred, or related experience Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
        • Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
        • Minimum of 1 year experience Scheduling/Planning in a manufacturing environment preferred
        • Operate standard office equipment preferred
        • SAP experience preferred
        • Possess knowledge of the MMOG, Ford Certification process preferred
        • Multi-task
        • Organizational skills
        • Problem solving
        • Mathematical skills. These qualifications represent the minimum requirements of the position. Team Members will be required to possess the ability and aptitudes to perform the duties proficiently. Additional Information Competencies
          • Adaptability
          • Communication
          • Consistency
          • Deliverable
          • Accountable Physical Demands
            • Office and General factory environment
            • Able to be flexible in hours of work on short notice in order to meet internal/external customer requirements (scheduled and non-scheduled overtime shifts, etc.)
            • Possible Shift Work
            • Ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time, and occasional bending and stooping. Awareness. Unity. Empowerment. At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That's why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Keywords: Magna International, Bowling Green , Production Planner, Professions , Bowling Green, Kentucky

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