177 Georgia Avenue, Providence, RI, USA
Ira Green, Inc


SUMMARY: The Production Planning Supervisor oversees all aspects of the production planning process and works cross-functionally with manufacturing, customer service, sales, and purchasing to ensure company goals are met.


  • Build a strong, motivated production planning team capable of consistently managing raw material and finished goods inventory
  • Ensure efficient, timely raw material replenishment to ensure production teams can meet production targets
  • Empower the production planning team to collaborate with manufacturing to improve consumption processes to ensure replenishment programs are successful
  • Ensure adherence to all production control processes in the Standardized Work Instructions and make sure that all team members get the needed training and support to be successful
  • Maintain Standardized Work Instructions and updates training library as needed
  • Generates work orders and manages production schedules and planner category assignments to meet customer delivery requests while best utilizing the company’s production capacity
  • Analyzes, plans, and manages production control activities
  • Reviews production plan to identify risks and communicates the same to Manager
  • Plans inventory management technique to avoid any shortages and excesses
  • Plans and monitors material movement in production cycle to ensure continuous operations
  • Develops process improvements for inventory, manufacturing and production control systems to meet business objectives
  • Investigates production control problems, analyze root causes, and derive solutions
  • Monitors the execution of job orders and adjust production schedule for on time delivery
  • Analyzes current and backlog job orders and accordingly develop production plan and schedules
  • Works with materials, manufacturing and purchasing departments in identifying and resolving production planning problems
  • Oversees item creation/development process along with item data management
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management



  • Computer skills required: Inventory Software; Microsoft Office Suite
  • Other skills required:
    • Strong inventory control skills
    • Commitment to excellence and high standards
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
    • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
    • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
    • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions

Ira Green, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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