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Date: Jul 23, 2019

Location: Middletown, DE, US

Company: Datwyler

The Sealing Solutions division is a leading supplier of custom sealing solutions to global industry segments, such as the health care, automotive, consumer goods, oil and gas, general industries, as well as civil engineering. We are always looking for talented, highly qualified employees at all levels of our organization. Datwyler offers the opportunity to join exciting industries and to be part of a highly esteemed brand. From production staff to client advisors, from technology experts to design engineers, from China to Mexico: at Datwyler, our employees will experience diversity in a way that only an international company can provide. We focus on helping talents reach their full potential – professionally and personally. Our working environment is shaped by our values and beliefs: we are entrepreneurs, we bring value to our customers, we excel in what we do and we have respect for others. With more than 20 global operating sites and more than 7,000 employees, Datwyler Sealing Solutions generates an annual revenue of approximately CHF 900 million. Based on a strategic decision, we are looking for a…

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The position:


The Production Planner works directly with the production manager to help facilitate keeping the manufacturing process operating efficiently and according to the plan.  The essential functions of this position include:

Customer Order Confirmation: confirm all orders and place in production planning tool, and communicate customer order status and dates.

Production planning and compound scheduling: plan schedule and manage production schedules to ensure 100% on-time delivery, analyse sales orders releases, incorporate changes in quality and engineering developments and assist Supply Chain Manager with order shipments.

Production Orders, Creation and Management:  create all production orders and manage them in appropriate bins, resolve all SAP discrepancies concerning planning orders, report any deviations, and ensure all tasks are performed in accordance with ISO standards, Work Instructions, SOP’s and cGMP and company policy.

Inventory Maintenance: work continuously on reconciling finished goods inventory, communicate order changes to ensure raw material availability, assist production department in identifying discrepancies concerning work in process inventory.

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Position Requirements:


Must be excel proficient.  Knowledge of SAP or MRP systems is a plus. Minimum of a 2-year degree or 2-3 years of experience is required.


Physical requirements:


This position requires moving about as much as 20% of the workday in and throughout the plant; and the occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds.  This position can require occasional squatting, stooping, bending or crouching.  Use of computer involves some repetitive motion.  Business needs require that the employee in this position work an established 40-hour workweek and on occasion work additional hours outside of the standard schedule.  Work is done in the plant where safety is a critical concern.  PPE must be worn.


We Offer a Diverse and Global Working Environment
As a globally operating company, Datwyler offers a broad spectrum of job profiles and career opportunities. We offer ambitious individuals who approach their task with dedication and enthusiasm the right environment to excel and grow. This gives every employee the opportunity to influence the way we work. At Datwyler, we enable our employees to bring their talent to a global context and grow it steadily over time. Our employees are therefore at the very heart of Datwyler – we interact with respect, trust and loyalty. Mutual consideration and appreciation are key.

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