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Planning Manager in Louisburg, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 5/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Louisburg, NC
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Number: 33459

Planning Manager

Job Description:

Our client based in Louisburg, is hiring a Planning Manager for their team! This position reports directly to the Site Manager. Planning Manager will create schedules for production, be involved in building bill of materials (BOM), manage and forecast the usage of raw material inventory based on production schedules and quarterly sales forecast. This position is responsible for the logistics of production and shipping schedules. The Planning Manager is responsible for developing the weekly production plan judging by customer orders due dates and inventory levels and assisting the site manager in anything needed. The Planning manager will also assist sales service to translate customers' requests to internal production instruction and to confirm sales orders. The salary pay rate for this position is $45,000- $50,000/annually.


  • Open new parts for production utilizing ERP system

  • Build material list

  • Evaluate material costing within BOM

  • Open work orders

  • Check and confirm due dates and production conditions of new projects and new sales orders as part of contract review process

  • Build production schedule table for all production departments

  • Monitor production plan execution and make necessary changes through the week

  • Manage replenishment points

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree plus job experience, or master degree in industrial engineering or business administration

Desired Background/Skills:

  • Knowledge and understanding of manufacturing and logistics of raw materials and finished inventory

  • ERP/Computer literacy with Microsoft Office

  • Strong MS Excel skills

  • Bachelor's degree plus job experience, or master degree in industrial engineering or business administration


  • Critical thinking and decision-making skills

  • Ability to grasp production and quality methods and goals easily

  • Problem-solving capabilities

  • Ability to communicate clearly and persuasively

  • Good organizational and time management skills

  • Willingness to accept responsibility

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines

  • Ability to motivate others

  • Self-confidence

  • Ability to work in a logical, systematic manner

  • Show good judgement and common sense

  • Good customer relations

Other Information:

  • Success Factors (measurable goals):

  • Decrease shipping delays

  • Decrease changes in production plan

  • Increase production efficiency