Master Planner
Brown Deer, WI 
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description

If you are looking to be part of a company that is family-owned and Wisconsin based, apply to join our team of talented individuals today!

What TAPCO has to offer you:

  • Four Weeks of Paid Parental Leave with no waiting period
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation, and Personal Time
  • Gain Share Bonus Plan
  • Company Paid Training and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • 401K Plan with Generous Employer Match and Full Vested from Day One

What you will accomplish as a Planning Analyst at TAPCO:

The Planning Analyst will evaluate and analyze data from the ERP system, sales pipeline, and available inventory quantities to improve processes and forecast production. This role will help define the strategy for the end-to-end fulfillment process in the diverse businesses of TAPCO. This role will support the highly configured order, distribution, and project and service-driven divisions. This position reports to the Planning Manager.

Position Qualifications:

  • Evaluates and analyze historical demand data to set buffers and trigger levels for parts to support lead time goals on configured parts.
  • Manages forecast realization in ERP to capture near-future demand, finished goods ATP, and growing product line volumes.
  • Assists in determining inventory levels to support the manufacturing plan, on-time delivery, and inventory goals through periodic review and process ownership of Plan for Every Part (PFEP).
  • Works closely with engineering and project managers on Intelligent Warning Systems (IWS) and custom orders for new and emerging product lines. Attends gate meetings.
  • Assists in identifying supply chain requirements and improvements. Determines material need dates for purchasing constrained items and prioritizes production.
  • Confers with sales operations and management to communicate planned production and delivery dates. Maintains lead time accuracy in relation to the machine, material, and manpower issues.
  • Participates in new product launches to ensure production readiness and transition which supports proper inventory depletion or obsoletion.
  • Reports weekly/monthly on on-time delivery, IWS sales projections, production schedule status, pending non-conforming and constrained materials, inventory levels, and other key department indicators.
  • Backs up production planners as necessary
  • Follows all company safety rules.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain management, operations management, and/or commensurate on-the-job experience
  • 6 years' experience in production control or materials management in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Advanced experience using Microsoft Excel and ERP software required
  • Experience with BC (Business Central)/NAV (Navision) ERP System a plus
  • Strong data analysis and report-generating experience required
  • Must reside in Wisconsin

About Us:

At TAPCO, our mission is to enhance transportation and personal safety in our communities through innovative solutions and products. We are driven to save lives! Are you looking for a career where you can earn a great wage based on experience and performance, your contributions are recognized, and you will have growth potential? Then choose TAPCO!

EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

If any assistance is needed with the application process, please contact TAPCO HR at 800-236-4462

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
6+ years
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