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Production Planner

Solon, OH, United States

Posted: 4-Jul-2017

Ref#: 12345706358

Production Planner - Solon, OH


Kennametal seeks a Planner Supply Chain to work in Solon, OH, and be responsible for the demand and supply planning processes for specific value streams and for maintaining the monthly S&OP processes in a manner that is in line with Corporate Strategic Initiatives. Will also support daily and weekly tactical planning activities that involve the analysis of fill rates, inventory investments and forecast deviations.



  • Deal directly with suppliers to ensure prompt and accurate deliveries, proactively expedite materials for timely delivery to meet the project’s schedule.
  • Confer with supervisors to determine overdue project materials, inform supervisors of product status, and answer queries on delivery of materials.
  • Generate open purchase order reports, partner with Senior Buyer to resolve invoice/credit issues with suppliers Maintain the Engineering Change Notice revisions in SAP following standard operating procedures.
  • Regularly update and correct Material Master Report project material status to key stakeholders on a weekly basis through the life cycle of the project.
  • Identify critical path(s) of materials and establish contingency plans to ensure project deadlines are maintained.
  • Track material delivery dates and follow up with suppliers, as required.




Knowledge of SAP: Materials Module

Proficient in Microsoft Office

4 year secondary degree or equivalent experience in a planning materials function/role

Understand oral and written communications and instructions

Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and co-workers

Must have one (1) year of experience in a related position



Keywords: SAP; Excel; Word; Access; Supply Chain Planning; Sales Inventory & Operational Planning (SIOP); Strategic and Tactical Planning; Customer Service; Demand Planning; Purchasing; Lean training; and Business Warehouse

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