Job Title: Production Planner/Purchasing Manager
Job Location: Cape Girardeau, MO
Job Category: Accounting Finance
Providing business services to Southeast Missouri since 2006, Idyllic Enterprises offers experienced professionals in Accounting, Creative Services, Information Technology, Marketing, Recruiting, and Shipping. Our staff works with clients to develop and implement workforce solutions that allow clients to meet their daily operational obligations, thus freeing up time to focus on their more strategic business needs.
We have an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Production Planner/Purchasing Manager for a new Sports Nutrition manufacturing plant in the Midwest. A qualified candidate will be able to organize production according to demand and quality standards. As a Production Planner/Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for sourcing equipment, goods and services, managing vendors, and ensuring customers’ goods are produced on time for distribution in a profitable manner.
Analyze order forecasting in order to manage inventory levels, schedules and availability of selected items to meet production schedules.
Plan and manage production schedules to meet customer delivery requirements and best utilize the company’s productive capacity.
Maintain perpetual inventory.
Generate labor cost and shipment reports.
Negotiate pricing and service guarantees with suppliers to obtain the best value for the organization.
Order floor stock with shelf life material for production.
Receive and review sales orders against current requirements and Work-in-Process Inventory using the material requirement planning report.
Interface with manufacturing personnel, the purchasing department, and supervisors on material status and production planning issues.
Answer termination or cancellation requests from sales.
Complete shipping information and delivery date input during sale order review.
Cost accounting experience.
Excellent communication/collaboration skills with a willingness to work in a “hands-on” team environment.
Diligent attention to detail.
Ability to solve problems and perform analysis on data.
Familiarity with sourcing, procurement and vendor management.
Solid judgement along with decision making skills.
Strong leadership capabilities.
Preferential candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, plus one to two years of experience in production planning/materials controls function. An equivalent combination of education and experience, such as three to five years of a broad manufacturing background, is acceptable.
This job operates in a production office environment. The employee is occasionally exposed to shop elements such as noise, dust, fumes, and odors. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and 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.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Offering business services to Southeast Missouri since 2006, Idyllic Enterprises affords companies with the satisfactory knowledge that all of their needs will be handled by professionals. Idyllic Enterprises began as a provider of administrative services but soon found a need to expand into other outsourced skills. Currently, Idyllic offers assistance in Accounting, Creative Services, Information Technology, Marketing, Recruiting, and Shipping. Our staff works with clients to develop and implement workforce solutions that allow clients to meet their daily operational obligations, thus freeing up time to focus on their more strategic business needs. For a business services provider that instills a sense of trust and delivers excellent customer service, turn to Idyllic Enterprises.