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Pre-Production Planner

Platinum Recruiting is currently looking for a Pre-production planner to meet assembly requirements while managing inventory levels utilizing lean manufacturing principles. This customer is a larger Tier 1 Automotive Group in Northeast Knoxville.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Create and update daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual production plan
  • Root cause analysis on build plan failures and report improvement plan to the Production Control Manager
  • Trend analysis on short-term and long-term customer orders and report to Production Control Manager
  • Pre-production inventory control to meet assembly plan without over producing
  • Pre-production MES/SAP management (Training and basic troubleshooting)
  • Assist in manning management
  • Engineering Change coordinator
  • Support monthly inventory and month closing
  • Daily, weekly, and monthly Pre-Production Performance Reports
  • Coordinate monthly, quarterly, and annual Molding & Coating machine Preventative Maintenance schedules with Engineering
  • Coordinate weekly & monthly Tooling Preventative Maintenance schedules with Tool Shop
  • Assist in Scrap Improvement TFT

Work Experience

At least one year of production planning experience preferred but not required


High school Diploma or Technical School Cert. or equivalent experience

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