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Toppan Merrill LLC Production Planner/Lead, 2nd shift in Sartell, Minnesota

Job Description: The Production Planner/Lead is responsible to coordinate and schedule the flow of work within or between departments to expedite production.This is a full-time position with the hours of 1:00pm to 10:00pm Monday through Friday. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Develops effective scheduling process to achieve production objectives Establishes priorities based on the availability or capabilities of workers, parts, materials, and equipment. Establishes priorities for specific customer orders and revises schedule according to work order specifications. Coordinates with production, print production and client services teams to develop and maintain scheduling parameters. Ensures workload is prioritized for on-time delivery and all materials are available as schedules are created. Monitors job tickets for packing, marking, and delivery specifications to ensurethe outcome of jobs being completed on schedule. Tracks the shipment of packages leaving the facility and is able to report on their status. Able to maintain and balance monthly reports. Works with managers to develop potential solutions to improve production performance. Notifies affected area if beyond capacity or deadlines are in jeopardy. Generates production reports to managers for critical decision-making purposes. Minimum Education and Experience: High School Diploma or GED. Minimum of 2+ years experience in a production area environment. Proficient in Microsoft Office and AS400 preferred. Merrill is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and furthers the principles of EEO through Affirmative Action.