Production Planner

Winston Salem, NC 27103

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 94118 Branch: Direct Hire

Job Description

The Resource is hiring a Production Planner for our client, a major apparel manufacturing company and sales and marketing firm, located in Winston-Salem, NC! This is a permanent, Direct-Hire opportunity that offers a salary range of $80,000-$85,000 annually (depending on experience). The Production Planner would be responsible for collaborating with internal cross functional teams and external manufacturing facilities to execute production requirements timely within the company’s financial sales and inventory goals. Ideal candidates for this role should have knowledge of US retail, production management, and knowledge of supply chain software. If you're interested in a new role to advance your career, apply today!

- Planning and scheduling the company’s production purchase orders for assigned Brands, to support Sales and Inventory expectations.  The company’s account demand covers a wide range of retail channels and order types:  replenishment, make-to-order, direct ship are a few examples. 
- Managing internal timeline requirements with overseas factories’ lead-times to ensure production is placed and delivered timely and cost effectively.
- Works directly with Forecast Team to discuss market and sales changes that impact production flow, anticipate changes required to minimize issues, and manage solutions.
- Works directly with Sourcing Team to understand manufacturing partners capabilities and advise requirement needs to the team to support those facilities.
- Works closely with Packaging Team to ensure factories have all necessary packaging instructions for production purchases that have been issued.  Helps to manage and resolve any issues to meet customer’s needs.
- Works closely with DC Team on incoming production timing, packaging/quality issues to resolve with cross functional teams.  Issues and manages work orders to repurpose excess/discontinued inventory.
- Manage overall supply system maintenance needs monthly for planning department.
Issue and conduct various analysis and/or reporting for all cross functional teams within company

- B.S. Degree
- 4-6 years related experience and knowledge of US Retail environment.
- 5+ years of experience managing production for Amazon is preferable.
- Experience and technical knowledge of supply chain software.
- Analytical and decision-making skills.
- Excellent communication skills
- Efficiency in spreadsheet-based programs
- Self-starter and motivated
- Computer knowledge – proficient

- 10 paid holidays and 1 paid floating holiday
- 401K matching program
- Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
- PTO (includes sick days and vacation days)
- Tuition reimbursement program
- Maternity / paternity leave program

Submit your resume online, or send directly to Sharon Deichmann at, to be considered for this position. For more information, please call our office at 336-970-5257

While we appreciate all inquiries, only qualified candidates will be contacted for further information.

Meet Your Recruiter

Sharon Deichmann

Sharon has always enjoyed working with people, and as a Direct Hire Recruiter and Executive Placement Specialist, she gets to do that every day.
Sharon loves helping someone find their dream job and making it happen for them. It's very rewarding when she can help someone struggling in their current role to find a new one that fits them better. Sharon gets excited by the challenge of finding candidates who have all the skills and experience needed for a position and the right personality for the company culture.
Best 30 seconds of advice you've ever been given: "When backing up a trailer, camper, or boat, put your hand at the bottom of the steering wheel, not the top, and turn the wheel in the direction you want the trailer to go."
What's something people would be surprised to know about you: "I hold the rank of Second-Degree Black Belt in American Freestyle Karate"

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