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Production Scheduler/Planner

Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Location: Rockford
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Kemps is a farmer-owned brand of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a dairy marketing cooperative owned by more than 12,500 family farmers.-- Since 1914, Kemps has provided families with fresh, delicious dairy products, fresh milk, frozen yogurt, sour cream, cottage cheese and frozen novelty treats.-- By joining Kemps, you can help us continue to make a difference that matters.-- We care deeply about the well-being of our neighbors and friends, and we celebrate the diversity of our company and our world. --It takes an incredible team to deliver the goodness of dairy and enrich our communities - come join us!--We are currently seeking a Production Scheduler/Planner to join our growing supply chain team at our Rockford, IL plant.-- In this role, you will coordinate plant production/inventory control activities to assure the plant meets scheduled production demands and required inventory levels of raw materials and supplies.-- ----Shift:-- Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm--Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Forecast production needs using promotional information and past trends. Plan production accordingly to avoid uncertainties and derive maximum utility from production resources.Assure inventories on finished goods are maintained at a level to meet our customer service level targets.Schedule delivery times, considering the number of pallets to be delivered and the most efficient allocation of products to carriers.Check load-out sheets to verify correct delivery of product.Communicate relevant information, events, and problems to supervisor for accurate decision-making and problem solving.Confirm inventories on Raw Milk Supply and work with DFA Procurement teams to hit locations' needs.Schedule outbound cream loads via Dairy.comWork as a liaison between plant and sales force to communicate and resolve customer service-related issues.Participate in sales warehouse meetings monthly. Coordinate promotional information as it pertains to production and capacity utilization.Responsible for physical inventory of finished produced goods as well as raw materials and packaging during period close.Perform all duties against a set of standards, i.e., order fill rate, finished goods inventory levels, etc. with acceptable results.

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Rockford , Production Scheduler/Planner, Professions , Rockford, Illinois

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