Insight Networking Production Planner in Hanover PArk, Illinois

Production Planner

Hanover PArk, IL, US

Requisition Number: 63985

As a Production Planner at Insight, you’ll be responsible for preparing and maintaining the production schedule based on lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders. You’ll be the one to ensure that the production department has all the raw materials they need in order to fulfill the production schedule.

What you’ll do at Insight:

  • Analyzes distribution and production capacities and performs mathematical calculations to determine production schedule is attainable.

  • Plan and schedule floor for each operation according to routings sequences and lead times.

  • Update ship schedules based on job status and shortages of manufactured and purchased parts.

  • Release job orders to the shop floor and track inventory usage.

  • Complete production reports on orders, inventory levels and forecast weekly and month levels of shipments.

  • Meet with production supervisors to determine status of schedule / projects.

  • Ensure production plan supports sales plan and inventory targets (lead times, lot sizes, safety stock, etc.); you may need to adjust production schedules as needed to meet customer expectations.

  • Participate in Department/Production specific projects.

  • Communicate concerns regarding manufacturing performance issues as necessary.

  • Follow safety rules and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition.

What you’ll need to join Insight:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience in production planning, production scheduling and inventory OR 7 years’ experience in production planning, production scheduling and inventory planning

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, peers, and customers

  • Strong analytical skills, process oriented and ability to develop actionable plans

  • Ability to identify issues and take corrective/preventative actions along with the ability to work in fast paced, ever changing environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and email programs. Prior SAP experience is a big plus!

  • Must demonstrate flexibility to changing priorities, deadlines, demands and assignments as needed

  • An understanding of lean-manufacturing principles

The position described above provides a summary of some the job duties required and what it would be like to work at Insight. For a comprehensive list of physical demands and work environment for this position, click here.

About Insight

Insight’s success begins with our people making meaningful connections every day. Our culture lives in our teammates. Insight is looking for great people who will embrace our values of Hunger, Heart and Harmony. Hunger to create new opportunities for our clients. Heart to make a positive impact in people’s lives. Harmony to celebrate each other’s unique contributions to bring solutions to clients.

Join our team as we work to deliver the best solutions through Intelligent Technology Solutions™, the new IT.

  • Global technology provider of IT hardware, software and service solutions

  • Fortune 500 company founded in 1988 with clients around the globe

  • $5.5 billion in revenue for 2016

  • 6,400+ teammates worldwide

  • 2017 Arizona’s Most Admired Companies (AZ Business Magazine), 2016 Best Places to Work (Phoenix Business Journal)

  • 2017 Dell EMC Titanium Black Partner, 2016 HP US Personal Systems Reseller of the Year, 2016 Cisco Gold Certification in North America, Microsoft’s largest global partner

Today's talent leads tomorrow's success. Learn about careers at Insight: jobs.insight.com.

Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting Notes: Hanover PArk || Illinois (US-IL) || United States (US) || None || None || US - Hanover Park, IL ||