Production Planner, RAS & Associates

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Production Planner
RAS & Associates

Location :
Huntsville, AL
Employee Type :
Contractor
Industry :
Manufacturing
Manages Others :
No
Job Type :
Manufacturing
Facilities
Inventory
Experience :
7 to 10 years
Travel :
None
Relocation Covered :
No
Post Date :
3/28/2012
Contact Information
Contact :
Katie Osborne
Phone :
7204408707

Description
RAS & Associates is looking for an expert Production Planner to join our team!  Our ideal candidate will bring 7-10 years of experience working with Microsoft Project in a planning and scheduling capacity.  This position will support the Master Scheduler of a large manufacturing plant to develop strategic solutions to improve the production capability of plant operations.
This candidate will work through RAS & Associates as an independent contractor.  The initial project is scheduled to run 6-12 months, however, there is a strong potential for additional work.

RequirementsCandidates must have the following capabilities and technical skills:
* 7-10 years of experience in Microsoft Project
* Advanced proficiency with SAP
* Ability to provide support to the Master Scheduler
* Ability to review current process systems to find and troubleshoot any errors
* Strong communication to coordinate with other project teams to develop cross-functional solutions
* Ability to support Six Sigma/Lean Implementation and the continuous improvement process
* Strong project management skills with demonstrated experience managing complex and fast-paced projects to completion
* Outstanding analytical skills to identify issues, assess impact and to communicate risk and mitigation plans
* Versatile self-starter with ability to modulate a dynamic workload
* Highly detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skills
* Confidence and conviction when presenting to client senior executives, client sub-contractors and internal leadership
* Word, Excel and Power Point skills

Education / Experience:
* Bachelor’s degree preferred, not required
* Previous production planning experience required
* Project Management experience highly preferred

Click here to apply.