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Chicago, IL

Posted 6 months ago

Messina Group is seeking a Planner / Scheduler for a permanent, direct-hire opportunity with our client in Chicago, a contract manufacturer and packager of a wide variety of consumer, industrial and institutional cleaning products. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responding to routine daily communication with customers
  • Monitoring proper customer order management, shipment reporting, and invoicing
  • Scheduling and purchasing-mainly maintenance buying of materials for production 
  • Locate and bid out materials either raw materials or packaging materials. 
  • Physical inventories and reporting 
  • Ensuring test materials are sent per customer request
  • Resolve discrepancies on inventory and freight/demurrage invoices
  • Advising customers of any production delays or problems 
  • Monitor customer batch reports ensuring FIFO is being used properly   
  • Developing vendor partnership and monitoring vendor performance  
  • Work with Warehouse Supervisor, Shipping & Receiving Personnel
  • Help meet on-time shipping goal of 99%
  • Help meet shipping accuracy goal of 99%
  • Responsible for finished goods and material inventory accuracy     

Position Qualifications:

  • Strong Customer Service Skills in a manufacturing environment 
  • Shipping/Transportation experience 
  • Basic Excel, Word
  • Must be a quick study and be able to juggle numerous tasks    
  • Purchasing experience and ERP in manufacturing is REQUIRED
Position Benefits:

  • 401K
  • Medical, Dental, Life Insurance Coverage
Contact the Recruiter:
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Gabrielle Tenuta
Talent Advisor
Gabrielle Tenuta Headshot
Gabrielle Tenuta
Talent Advisor
Messina Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We provide and promote equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
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