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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Superior Group Amherst, NY

Amherst, NY
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Associates Degree


Superior Group is seeking a Production Planner for a growing manufacturing company located in Amherst, NY.
This role will be responsible for the planning and establishment of production schedules for manufacturing of various components based upon customer orders and forecasts. This is an exciting, direct hire opportunity with decision making capability, and the chance to make in impact with the business.

The candidate will work in a cross functional environment to plan all production activities based upon customer data inputs and plant capacity.

Set a rolling production schedule ensuring on-time delivery and supports the Production department to ensure efficient production flow.
Works closely with Engineering on the generation of documentation and data to assure efficient new product launch.
Evaluates and manages expedited order process, and makes suggestions concerning improvements to systems and processes to this process.
Perform capacity analysis and establish reasonable lead times for existing model orders.
Coordinate outside service/material procurement with Purchasing.
Assist with strategic projects and otherwise help out as required.
Knowledge of SAP master data fields which drives forecasting, planning, production control and shipping functions.
troubleshoot issues with material movements and production orders

Apply today to be considered with the Superior Group
Required Skills / Qualifications:

Must have at least 5 years of experience with planning/scheduling in a manufacturing environment
3 years SAP experience

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:

highly motivated, organized, and able to meet deadlines
Smaller business, so expect to wear lots of hats!
Experience with ERP systems

Go Beyond.
EEO Employer - Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.


Superior Technical Resources, Inc. provides staff augmentation, direct placement, and outsourced human resource solutions. It offers a range of staffing services, including contract staffing, direct hire, pay rolling services, onsite staffing, and Web-based vendor management programs, as well as Web-enabled automated managed service programs in engineering, design, drafting, finance, human resources, management, information technology, and other professional/technical disciplines.

The company serves aircraft/aerospace, computer, electronics, manufacturing, semiconductor, software, telecommunications, and utilities sectors.