Production Planner/Purchasing Manager

Idyllic Enterprises
Cape Girardeau, MO
Apr 07, 2017
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Job Title: Production Planner/Purchasing Manager

Job Location: Cape Girardeau, MO

Job Category: Accounting Finance

Job Description:

A leading and rapidly growing company that produces powdered beverage products for the Sports Nutrition and Medical Foods Markets is seeking a Production Planner/Buyer for its new manufacturing plant in the Midwest.

Job duties

l Maintains perpetual inventory

l Generates labor cost and shipment reports

l Negotiates with vendors for goods and services, negotiating best possible price and service guarantee

l Plans and Manages production schedules to meet customer delivery requirements and best utilize the company's productive capacity.

l Orders floor stock with shelf life material for production

l Receives and reviews sales orders against current requirements and work in process using the material requirement planning report

l Interfaces with manufacturing personnel, the purchasing department and supervisors on material status and production planning issues.

l Answer termination or cancellation requests from sales

l Analyzes order forecasting in order to manage inventory levels, schedules and availability of selected item to meet production schedules

l Completes shipping information and delivery date input during sale order review


l Cost accounting

l Excellent communication/ collaboration skills with a willingness to work in a "hands on" team environment

l Scrutinous attention to detail

l Problem Solving/Analysis

l Sourcing and procurement

l Decision making/leadership capacity

l Technical Capacity

Work Environment

This job operates in a production office environment. The employee is occasionally exposed to shop elements such as noise, dust, fumes,and odors. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Accounting degree preferred

1-2 years of experience in a production planning/materials controls function or equivalent combination of education and experience (eg: 3-5 years of broad manufacturing background)

Company Description
Offering business services to Southeast Missouri since 2006, Idyllic Enterprises affords companies with the satisfactory knowledge that all of their needs will be handled by professionals. Idyllic Enterprises began as a provider of administrative services but soon found a need to expand into other outsourced skills. Currently, Idyllic offers assistance in Accounting, Creative Services, Information Technology, Marketing, Recruiting, and Shipping. Our staff works with clients to develop and implement workforce solutions that allow clients to meet their daily operational obligations, thus freeing up time to focus on their more strategic business needs. For a business services provider that instills a sense of trust and delivers excellent customer service, turn to Idyllic Enterprises.

Cape Girardeau, MO


Thu, 6 Apr 2017 13:16:14 PDT