Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Transportation and Logistics
Specialty Buyer
Location 08810, Dayton, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/15/23
Role: Production Planner / Buyer
Location: Dayton, NJ 08810
· Experience in buying, production & inventories.
· Manufacturing experience required.
· ERP experience required.
Job Description:
The Production Planner role reports to the Administrative Manager, but takes direction from all leadership functions, operations, admin, etc. This role schedules manufacturing equipment and raw materials to efficiently meet customer demand. The position is responsible for scheduling jobs to minimize downtime, effectively utilizing equipment and to ensuring on-time delivery.

Responsible for individual and team Safety participation, awareness, training, and ergonomic practices
Develop production schedules to meet Customer requirements while minimizing changeovers, downtime, and inventory.
Lead daily production schedule meeting to understand plant performance and customer needs to better plan production and raw materials
Work directly with suppliers to maximize the plants supply chain success through forecasting and effective communication.
The Planner role has full raw material purchasing responsibilities with annual spend of roughly $39MM. Purchases of other items as needed, for example, shipping supplies, pallets, sleeves, stretch wrap etc.
Analyze and manage overall plant supply chain and develop strategies to meet goals. Work with production, shipping, and other staff to maintain minimal inventory levels of raw materials and finished goods.
Assist in determination of material obsolescence and in purging obsolete inventory from the system.
Perform daily, weekly, monthly cycle counts to ensure inventory accuracy. Lead year-end inventory count process.
Work with plant leadership and customers to address quality and service issues. Implement required counter measures.
Support the receipt entry of raw material, services and supplies. (Back-up)
This role is a critical member of the SPS/(TPM) Supply Chain Pillar which actively seeks to lean out all processes and reduce waste.
Maintain strict controls for accounting and financial excellence. Support month end close and all internal/external audit efforts.
Perform weekly audits as scheduled

We'd love to hear from you if:

4-year degree preferred 5+ years of manufacturing experience can substitute
Oracle preferred; ERP experience required
Participate in and develop skillsets necessary for continuous improvement initiatives
The person in this position will be flexible, have a positive attitude, self-motivated and have strong attention to detail.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $60,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance


Day shift
Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

Dayton, NJ 08810: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


ERP: 2 years (Preferred)
Manufacturing: 2 years (Preferred)
buying, production & inventories: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location
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