Production Planner - San Dimas, CA

San Dimas, United States
19 October 2021
Permanent Job

Position

Louis Vuitton, U.S. Manufacturing, Inc. proudly operates manufacturing ateliers in California and Texas where our focus is people, quality, and safety.  Our vision is “Proud to Craft Louis Vuitton in the USA”.

 

Our atelier in San Dimas, CA is currently seeking a Production Planner to join our team.  In this role you will be responsible for building and analyzing the production plan and following through its execution to fulfill our customer’s needs.  This role reports to the Planning Manager. 

 

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Validate the production plan and launch production work orders on a daily/weekly basis
  • Align production targets with customer’s needs in collaboration with the production team
  • Validate the available hours on the short/long term horizon with the Planning Manager
  • Utilize various tools, i.e. order management system, production planning software, optimization model and data repositories to make production decisions
  • Ensure material availability before launching work orders with the collaboration of the purchasing team
  • Reschedule work in progress (WIP) to manage unexpected events
  • Promote and distribute production reliability key performance indicators
  • Participate in applicable daily production meetings and communicate priorities
  • Follow-up daily, by assembly line, of the work in progress already released to the floor and prioritize
  • Identify trends utilizing analytical skills and tools with Ad-Hoc reporting when needed
  • Possess a working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing tools (i.e. value stream mapping, kaizen, 5S, gemba walks, root cause problem solving) to stream line work order planning and scheduling
  • Lead and/or participate in applicable product development meetings
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives and other duties as assigned or dictated by business needs

 

Profile

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or related field
  • Master’s Degree or Certification in Supply Chain Management a plus
  • 3-5 years relevant production planning experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proven people skills required, must have ability to work cross-functionally while effectively handling
  • internal pressure
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, results oriented and continually changing environment
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel with strong proficiency with the rest of the MS Office Suite; Power BI is a plus
  • Excellent understanding of MRP systems
  • Language skills in Spanish and French is a plus

 

 

We are pleased to offer the following benefits:  

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid time off: vacation, sick & personal
  • 10 company holidays per calendar year
  • Employee discount

 

Louis Vuitton is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate and welcome diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment.

Reference: LVM12864