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Production Planner, BioPDO

Company: Primient
Location: Harriman
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

About Us

Primient is a global provider of ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage, and other industries, operating from 6 locations in the U.S.A and Brazil. Through large scale, efficient manufacturing plants, Primient turns raw materials into distinctive, high-quality ingredients. These ingredients and solutions add taste, texture, nutrition, and increased functionality to products that millions of people around the world use or consume every day.

Main Accountabilities

The incumbent will support the BioPDO Area Manager and interface with other functional departments by providing all production planning duties. The duties of this position are generally listed below, duties will be modified/expanded as needed.

  • Review open sales orders and liaises with Product manager to determine customer requirements
    • Responsible for production planning of warehouse and all bulk
    • Lead planning meeting
    • Schedule usage of production materials to ensure optimal production levels
    • Responsible for ordering all production raw materials and maintain adequate safety stock
    • Evaluate suppliers for quality, timeliness and match according to goals
    • Monitor material supply flow and identify any shortages or bottlenecks in usage
    • Identify and resolve problems relating to inventory
    • Address issues regarding quality and production
    • Produce reports based on findings and performance of production
    • Manage deadlines based on project expectations
    • Manage SAP setup process for creating new material
    • Schedule and manage bulk order shipments (Rail, trucks and ISO)
    • Responsible for physical inventory count at month and year end
    • Back-up for warehouse logistics when needed to cover vacation
    • Other administrative duties as necessary

      Skills and Experience Required
      • 1+ years of experience in SAP. Experience with writing purchase requisitions and inventory management preferred
      • 3+ years of experience in a related field.
      • Technical certifications such as an APICS certification preferred
      • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
      • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular)
      • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
      • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
      • Minimum of a high school diploma required or equivalent. Associate degree preferred.

        What we offer you:

        At Primient you will have the opportunity to drive end to end solutions while owning a high level of accountability and ownership. Additionally, you will have access to:
        • Competitive salary
        • 401K matching and non-contingent matching plans
        • Full suite of benefit offerings starting Day 1

          Physical Demands

          This position requires the ability to safely perform the following tasks:
          • Lifting of up to 55 pounds without mechanical assistance.
          • Climb a vertical ladder up to 15ft
          • Climb several flights of stairs, several times a shift
          • Stand for up to 1 hour without sitting
          • Bending and twisting motion at the waist and knees

            Work Environment

            While performing the duties of this job, the employee is potentially exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions on site. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. The position regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust. In addition this job also operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

            Primient is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.

            Successful candidates must also pass a computer test, drug screen, and background check.

Keywords: Primient, Knoxville , Production Planner, BioPDO, Professions , Harriman, Tennessee

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