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Production Planner

Company: Koppert Biological Systems
Location: Howell
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Who We AreKoppert Biological Systems is the worldwide market leader in integrated pest management and disease management. Every day, Koppert helps growers and farmers around the world to combat pests and diseases in a natural and sustainable way. Through this, we hope to make an active contribution to a sustainable society, with safe food in sufficient quantities to feed a rapidly growing population. Our Research & Development has frequently been the source of biological solutions, which were subsequently adopted worldwide.RoleAs we continue partnering with nature to achieve our global mission, every team member at Koppert brings something unique. The Production Planner is someone who is passionate about numbers and data driven production planning. As a member of the production team, they will provide data resources and analysis to the leadership team. This information is directly used by the leadership team to guide daily inputs to the process and support continuous improvement. As a secondary role, you bring experience in project management.Primary Duties and Responsibilities-- - Receipt and centralization of raw data produced by all production teams.-- - Daily entry of raw data into Excel tracking workbooks.-- - Monitor and analyze all electronically entered production data (Agriware).-- - Support Production Manager through mastery of all data management tools while providing updates directly influencing daily production decision making.-- - Interpret, analyze, and report local and global KPI's to support continuous improvement initiatives within Production.-- - Maintain stock workbooks and monitor all production stock levels; provide weekly reports to replenish consumable materials.Secondary Duties and Responsibilities-- - Provide planning and oversight to production initiatives as a project manager.-- - Support Production Manager and Director of Production as a team member on larger Production projects.. Requirements:Skills and Qualifications-- - Demonstrate mastery of data management tools.-- - Interpersonal skills to work in both an individual analytical role and team based production environment.-- - Strong attention to detail.-- - Awareness of individual personal schedule and the ability to manage weekly repetitive tasks without continuous supervision or direction.-- - Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of project management, including oversight and timeline tools, such as Gantt charts.-- - Demonstrate the ability to manage project budget and reach desired outcome through managing milestone objectives.-- - Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.Experience and Education-- - High School Diploma required; Bachelors in Project Management or Supply Chain preferred.-- - 3+ years' coursework in business, supply chain management, or accounting required.-- - 3+ years' experience in a production planner or supply chain management position required.-- - 5+ years production experience required.-- - Certified Project Manager preferred.What We OfferKoppert Biological Systems contributes to better health of people and the planet through our products to support Global Sustainability. The working atmosphere is informal. We are a family company and closely involved with everything that happens within and outside our company. We are consistently looking at ways of improvement and continuing to invest in our employees. This has made us pioneers in the international market when it comes to biological crop protection and sustainable cultivation systems.Comprehensive Benefits Package to include Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Employer funded Health Savings Account, Tuition Reimbursement, Employer 401K Match, Life Insurance, Wellness Program Initiatives, Employee Assistance Program, Volunteer Day, Koppert Gear, and Generous PTO!Koppert Biological Systems is a veteran-friendly, Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.If you want to join a global and growing organization, please submit your cover letter and resume. At Koppert, we learn something every day!PI175567671SDL2017

Keywords: Koppert Biological Systems, Flint , Production Planner, Professions , Howell, Michigan

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