• Production Planner II

    Job Locations US-FL-Jacksonville
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/31/2018 2:39 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Employee Type
    FT - Regular Full-Time
    Position Level
  • Overview

    Responsible for planning the production of soft body armor products on a daily basis following the receipt of customer orders.


    • Planning demand using MRP to ensure proper supply is available to fulfill our customer’s demands
    • Update visual management tools daily to show planning progress versus customer demand
    • Communicates information to internal customers
    • Attend daily production, inventory and backlog meetings
    • Manage issues with production material needs through return material authorizations to our offsite facilities and replacement work orders
    • Interfaces with inventory control to create a plan that utilizes our on hand inventory
    • Analyzes and interprets the construction of BOMs and specifications to determine the content and plan manageable work elements
    • Manages work order changes and or cancellations
    • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned



    Required Experience

    • 5 – 7 years of experience in a production environment
    • 3+ years of experience within an MRP environment
    • 5+ years experience as a production planner, preferred

    Required Education

    • High School or GED equivalent
    • Associates degree preferred
    • APICS or CPIM Certification preferred

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Excellent Planning and organizing skills
    • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, specifically Excel
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong focus on customer satisfaction
    • A high level of attention to detail is a must
    • Knowledge of MRP and an ability to analyze transactions in an MRP system to determine material needs or problems
    • Manages difficult or emotional situations, responds well to change, meets commitments, focuses on solving conflict, maintains confidentiality, listens to others, and controls emotions
    • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, responds well to questions, participates in meetings, writes clearly and informatively, reads and comprehends written information
    • Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently, approaches others in a tactful manner, adapts to change in the work environment
    • Is consistently at work and on time, ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent, follows instruction, responds to management direction and completes tasks on time
    • Volunteer readily, seek increased responsibilities, asks for help when needed, displays original thinking and creativity and meets challenges with resourcefulness


    The Safariland Group believes in the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative actions. We pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people, without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law.

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    All employment decisions are solely based on the applicant's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position.


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