Production Planning Manager
Shaw Industries - Winchester, TN

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Position Overview:
Responsible for all functions of planning production, ordering raw materials and developing production schedule. This position will focus on scheduling the tufting, and warping departments as well as meeting customer order requests. The position will support the functions of the production planning department and plant operations.

Perform Production Planning job requirements utilizing the MIMI, Demand Management, Shop Flex and other computer systems.

Create MO's considering the current machine capacity, inventory requirements, customer backorders, and raw material availability.

Review and analyze daily reports to determine the amount of sku’s that need to be produced each day.

Prepare Daily Warping Schedule, Tufting Schedule and Daily Machine Schedule for products.

Order raw materials (yarn and backing) to meet desired inventory, MO promise dates, customer backorders, and warehouse limitations.

Schedule MTR's, XR's and TPR's on the Tufting Schedule

Participate in departmental problem solving efforts by using statistical techniques when appropriate (Six Sigma).

Print Production Planning reports daily.

Perform Safety, SMS and Behavior Based Safety Audits.

Communicate effectively with Plant Management, Central Production Planning and Customer Service Representatives.

Analyze reports and data to look for potential areas for improvement

Serve on Plant Pride Teams and Process Improvement Teams


High School Diploma/GED required with 2+ years experience in Production Management or Production Planning. 4 year degree preferred.

Must have excellent communication and relationship building skills, and ability to work effectively in a team environment

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) and Google mail preferred.

Mission Statement: Great People. Great Products. Great Service. Always.

About this company
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Shaw Industries, Inc. designs and manufactures approximately 1,800 styles of tufted and woven carpet for residential and commercial use...