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Manufacturing Planner

Are you a self-motivated hard-worker who likes to work to continuously improve the flow of work and materials?

We are currently seeking an experienced, deadline-driven individual as a Manufacturing Planner in the Charlotte, NC area.

Since being established in 1962, Jim Myers & Sons, Inc (JMS) has become one of the nation’s leading designers and manufacturers of water and water treatment equipment and systems. This success is the result of our employees’ diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels collaboration and ongoing innovation. We use equal parts innovation, quality and reliability to create comprehensive, solution driven product offerings for our customers. Learn more about us at www.jmsequipment.com.

Why join the JMS team?

  • Family owned and oriented workplace
  • Work and collaborate with a small team who has become one of the best in the industry
  • Use industry-leading technology and the best tools available to ensure success
  • Working in a stable industry with strong growth potential

We are proud to offer:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Medical, dental and life insurance
  • 401K
  • Excellent training
  • Great family work environment
  • Paid vacation and holidays

What you’ll be doing:

In this key position, you will be responsible for supporting the Manufacturing Team by managing the ERP scheduling, supply vs demand, purchasing, materials requirements planning, and assisting with ERP functions.

  • Maintain production, work and shipment schedules and prioritize job orders for production optimization – firm, release, and print all jobs for manufacturing team
  • Investigate production problems in order to address supply/demand issues and make appropriate corrections or engage in productive problem solving with the appropriate department contact
  • Assist others on the manufacturing team to modify jobs (adding/removing operations and/or material), when necessary, and completing/closing jobs as needed
  • Collaborate with Logistics Department to review shipping schedule to identify and resolve material/schedule risks
  • Company ERP specialist – point of contact for ERP issues and questions
  • Running MRP
  • Print out Fabrication Releases for Material Take Off Manager
  • Scheduling new and rescheduling sales orders
  • Resolve issues in the Planner Workbench (supply/demand, invalid part/rev, consolidate jobs, etc.)
  • Adhere to company standards and production policies to meet company objectives

What you’ll need:

  • Associates degree or higher in Business, Supply Chain Management, or other related field required or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of Planner/Scheduler and/or Buyer experience in a common ERP system
  • Strong communication skills; experience dealing with multiple levels of employees and across departments
  • Positive mindset with high energy and ability to self-manage
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as logical thought process
  • Desire to learn and to continue developing knowledge and skills
  • Highly skilled with computers and Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Flexible in performing assigned duties
  • Ability to present and train on complex information to a variety of audiences

Nice to have:

  • Extremely knowledgeable with Epicor ERP system
  • Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) accreditation or other relevant certification program
  • Experience working in a fabrication manufacturing environment

Jim Myers and Sons Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are interested in joining the JMS team, please email your resume to careers@jmsequipment.com