Acknowledgement: A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities listed are essential job functions and requirements that are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) must possess the skills, aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skill or abilities.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instruction or assignments.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.
Plans and prepares blending and production schedules for the manufacture and packaging of water and juice products.
Designs master schedule for three shifts to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
Analyzes production specifications and plant capacity data and performs mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, and equipment for maximum efficiency.
Plans and schedules workflow for each department and operation according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead times.
Plans sequence of manufacturing operations for guidance of production workers.
Confers with department heads to ensure coordination of Planning activities with activities of other functions such as production, quality, sales, records control, warehouse and purchasing.
Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions and prepares production reports.
Coordinates production schedule with Maintenance to ensure routine equipment preventative maintenance to ensure routine equipment preventative maintenance is performed.
Prepares inter-company purchase orders to obtain materials and supplies.
Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
Makes timely decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment, and communicates changes effectively.
Includes appropriate people in decision-making process and supports and explains reasoning for decisions.
Manages competing demands and changes approach or method to best fit the situation.
Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events and reacts well under pressure.
Responds promptly to customer needs and completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.
Write and speaks clearly and informatively.
Able to read and interpret written information and present numerical data effectively.
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and generates suggestions for improving work.
Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
Follows policies and procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.
Observes safety and security procedures and reports potentially unsafe conditions.
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and completes work in timely manner.
Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills and shares expertise with others.
Is consistently at work and on time and commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
Possesses the Skills and Knowledge, and is able to meet the Physical Demands and perform in the work environment described in the Work Environment section below.
Skills and knowledge:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Directly supervises up to three (3) employees in the planning department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and direction work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelors degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in Business Management, or related field, and three to five years experience in a production planning or scheduling; or equivalent combination of experience and eduction.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should possess proficient typing abilities, and have knowledge of Spreadsheet software (MS Excel), word software (MS Word) Database software (MS Access) and Email Software (Groupwise). The individual should also have knowledge of and be competent in the use of Warehouse Management System Software and hardware including hand held scanning devises.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.