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Production Planner

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Cartamundi East Longmeadow LLC East Longmeadow , MA 01028

Posted 2 months ago

Do you want to work for a smart, international company thats as committed to its employees and best practices as it is to its manufacturing processes? At Cartamundi, the world leader in the manufacturing of playing cards and board games, youll find a high performing, team-driven, family-centered culture.

We bring a love and passion into every game we manufacture for kids of all ages throughout the world. Our secret to success is a highly skilled, motivated workforce that believes in our company purpose: Sharing the Magic of Playing Together!

We offer competitive pay, excellent health benefits, and a great 401(K). Apply today and discover the magic of making a difference at Cartamundi!

As Production Planner your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and maintaining effective and cooperative working relationships with manufacturing, purchasing, engineering and other key stakeholders
  • Generating and maintaining schedules to guarantee top-to-bottom alignment of the activities required to support regional and global demands while maximizing equipment & labor efficiencies
  • Supporting schedules and/or subcontracting requirements
  • Working with the team to identify timing for increasing available capacity to support regional and global requirements
  • Reviewing progress, identifying potential obstacles and working to eliminate/minimize production delays and/or interruptions
  • Supporting the process to ensure appropriate inventory levels are maintained within assigned scope of responsibility
  • Identifying alternate usage for obsolete materials and ways to minimize material obsolescence
  • Analyzing production requirements based on immediate sales requirements and short/medium-term forecast requirements to determine appropriate inventory requirements
  • Collaborating with all functional areas of Operations to achieve regional and global client requirement
  • Leading meetings
  • Supporting audits and compliance to regulatory standards

Requirements

To be successful in this position, we are seeking candidates who have:

  • A BS/BA degree is preferred
  • At least 3 years experience working in a Planning capacity or similar position that requires material coordination/production planning in a manufacturing environment
  • Computer proficiency, Microsoft Office preferred; SAP experience desired
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and mathematical abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Highly motivated with the ability to react exceptionally quickly and appropriately in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Must be able to work independently, with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks; make decisions, and meet many daily deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • An understanding of working for a globally-based company is a plus

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

Our manufacturing Plant is comprised of 1 million+ square feet of enclosed office and manufacturing space. This position requires the ability to:

  • Perform sedentary work on computer systems
  • Move throughout the building to follow up on various tasks and view the manufacturing operation from the shop floors perspective
  • Communicate effectively both in person, on the telephone and via electronic communication

Travel Requirement:

  • This position may require travel 5% domestically and 5% internationally if business requires it
  • A valid passport to travel to international sites may be required

Cartamundi is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Cartamundi complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities and applies this practice to all terms and conditions of employment

All candidates and temporary staff who are selected for employment at Cartamundi will be required to undergo a preemployment screening, which will include a drug test and a background screening in accordance with federal and state legal requirements

No Agencies Please. No Sponsorship Available

Benefits

Competitive pay

Excellent health benefits

401(k) Matching program and profit sharing

International Company that is the world leader in the manufacturing of playing cards and board games

High performing, Team-Driven, Family-Oriented Culture

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Production Planner

Expired Job

Cartamundi East Longmeadow LLC