• Contract
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  • Dracut, MA

Website Agile Workplace Staffing

Title: Planner II

Shift: 1st

What You Bring to The Table   

Communicator – Courteous, respectful and can clearly communicate to internal and external team members   

Detail-driven – Meticulous, punctual, conscientious, and observant of the intricate details that make a substantial difference   

 Enthusiastic – High energy, focused and driven to provide the absolute best service giving 100% every day   

 Multitasker – Ability to quickly shift gears from one task to another, prioritize and have good on-the-spot decision-making.   

Independent – Ability to work independently with little to no supervision while meeting/exceeding established quality standards   

Professional – Neat, professional appearance and demeanor 

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Plan work orders to go to shop floor by using Visual and forecasts that come from customers 

  • Monitor and adjust to customer forecast for all current Kanban programs; creation of any new programs 

  • Review Visual Reports to adjust schedules due to labor constraints 

  • Understand workloads in each production area and know when and how to force jobs through 

  • Work with Inside Sales, Engineering and Production on projects to ensure adherence to agree upon production schedule 

  • Analyze customer shortage reports and expedite through production 

  • Communicate with Inside Sales and Purchasing on any material constraints impacting the release of work orders to the shop floor 

  • Process customer expedite requests by working with Purchasing and Production to determine best delivery date based on parts and labor 

  • Evaluate on-time delivery to customers 

Educational and Experience Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma 

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred 

  • 3-5 years’ experience in manufacturing environment 

  • Lean Manufacturing/Kanban implementation 

  • Master Scheduling experience 

Essential Skills and Attitudes Required: 

  • English verbal and written communication skills 

  • Communicate effectively and respectfully with a diverse population 

  • Excellent organizational skills 

  • Possess interpersonal and customer service skills 

  • Thrive in a fast-paced setting 

  • Prioritize work efficiently and effectively 

  • Maintain composure in stressful situations 

  • High level of accuracy 

  • Professional in behavior and appearance 

  • Dependable and punctual 

  • Thinks strategically, also pragmatic and customer focused to ensure implementation effectiveness 

  • Excellent computer skills in a windows environment; MRP/ERP systems, MS Office 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Use hands to type, finger, handle, or feel  

  • Talk and hear  

  • Stand, walk and reach with hands and arms  

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. 

  • Specific vision requirements include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and adjusting focus 

  • Ascend and descend stairs 


We are Committed to Your Success    

We are committed to your success. We offer a competitive package, dynamic work environment, collaborative team, and space to learn, grow and thrive. If you are a hardworking, driven professional looking for your next team, let’s start a conversation. Apply today.    

We are committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration regarding race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disabilities. 

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