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Production Planner

Location: Neenah, WI, United States
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Our Production Planner role works in Mativ’s Planning department and ensures product is scheduled, communicated, and effectively planned to meet the needs of customers. The Planner will schedule manufacturing assets, work cross-functionally with sales, customer service, marketing, and operations teams, and collaborate with other production planners to meet business needs. The Planner is expected to work on-site at the production facility with the opportunity for hybrid work options as needed. As a highly valued member of the organization, production planners drive continuous improvement activities that directly impact company success.
  • Prepare daily schedules for assets within the production facilities in the ERP/MRP system, balancing Mativ’s uncompromised service, while optimizing order sequences.
  • Closely monitor the short-term and medium-term capacity outlook of assets, recognizing bottlenecks to proactively problem solve.
  • Collaborate with operations leaders to attain desired staffing levels, including overtime requests and down time, for each asset on a weekly basis.
  • Manage the inventory strategy to deliver the gold standard in service at the lowest inventory cost.
  • Make rerouting and outsourcing decisions to offload overcapacity assets by developing and maintaining outside service provider (OSP) relationships and schedules.
  • Collaborate with the customer service team, providing competitive dates for requested business, as well as ensuring promised dates and quantities are fulfilled.
  • Works collaboratively with the planning team to problem-solve, provide backup coverage, support team-members, and share ideas.
  • Generate work and purchase orders in response to demand received on a regular basis.
  • Work with our sales and marketing team on marketing initiatives affecting manufacturing sites – including seasonal fluctuations, new product launches, etc.
  • Assist our Research and Development team in scheduling trials to unlock new growth potential.
  • Adapt to changing business needs, and understanding the levers needed to execute to exceed the goals set forth by the company.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration or Supply Chain Management degree preferred, or relevant experience
  • Three to five years of relevant experience preferred
  • Understanding of inventory management and demand planning methods
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel to view, use, modify, and analyze reports
  • Self-motivated with a high level of personal drive
  • Willingness to learn and grow
  • Strong organizational skills
What we offer
As a Mativ employee, you’ll have access to a variety of benefit programs designed to help you no matter your stage of life.
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Consumer-Driven Health Plan (CDHP)
  • Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  • Company-paid basic life insurance and additional voluntary life coverage
  • Paid vacation and competitive personal time off
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match
  • Employee assistance programs – available 24/7 to you and your family
  • Wellness and Work Life Support - career development and educational assistance
Mativ Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in specialty materials headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The company makes material impacts on the world every day through a wide range of critical components and engineered solutions that solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We manufacture on three continents and generate sales in nearly 100 countries through our family of business-to-business and consumer product brands. The company’s two segments, Filtration & Advanced Materials and Sustainable & Adhesive Solutions, target premium applications across diversified and growing end-markets, from filtration to healthcare to sustainable packaging and more. Our broad portfolio of technologies combines polymers, fibers, and resins to optimize the performance of our customers’ products across multiple stages of the value chain. Our leading positions are a testament to our best-in-class global manufacturing, supply chain, and materials science capabilities. We drive innovation and enhance performance, finding potential in the impossible.
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Mativ and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.