DAP is a leading manufacturer and supplier of home repair and construction products, including latex caulks, silicone sealants, contact cements, construction adhesives, glues, glazing, spackling, and other general patch and repair products. You'll find DAP products in the hands of professional painters, remodelers, builders and do-it-yourselfers, and in 60,000 retail outlets, ranging from home centers and mass merchandisers to your local hardware and paint stores. DAP's eight manufacturing and distribution facilities in the United States of America and Canada service North America and the world. The "DAP Stars" represent its 775 strong associates around the world which support its vision to produce and market America's best home repair products. DAP has twice been voted one of "Baltimore's Best Places to Work" ! Learn more about DAP's history, culture and benefits at www.dap.com/careers.
DAP has an exciting opportunity for a Production Scheduler-Planner at our Baltimore, MD Plant. In this role, you will be accountable for developing production schedules that will meet safety stock and production order requirements; adjusting as required based on changes in demand and actual production results.
Using information from corporate systems, develop schedules for assigned packaging lines to fulfill safety stock requirements, promotion requests and customer orders, and to optimize utilization of assets. Update schedules based on changes in demand and production performance.
Work closely with packaging inventory analyst to ensure adequate packaging supplies for production schedules. Communicate regularly with corporate personnel to incorporate longer-range forecasts into plan.
Communicate regularly with packaging and compounding leaders regarding schedules, including prioritization of lines, backup plans and changing requirements.
Assist in the coordination of plant trials, promotions, packaging changeovers, and special projects as needed.
On a daily basis, reconcile finished goods between corporate systems, to ensure consistency. Take corrective measures as necessary. Review transaction adjustments to ensure accuracy.
Assist plant leadership by performing necessary duties during annual physical inventory.
Entry level to 5 years of production planning experience.
Special training beyond high school or Associate's degree; (Manufacturing job experience can be substituted for post-secondary education; bachelors' degree can be substituted for manufacturing job experience)
Logical reasoning abilities; knowledge of processes, applications, terminology, forecasting and facility capabilities;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and SAP applications;
Strong interpersonal skills;
Good written and verbal communication skills