• Production Planning-Forecasting

    Key Industries Inc.
    Job Description
    KEY Apparel is a clothing company located in Fort Scott, Kansas.  Key’s focus is on work, industrial and outdoor related apparel.  Key is searching for a Production Planning / Forecaster to analyze inventory needs and assist with the timely procurement of inventory.
    Primary Responsibilities Include
    • Plan, create and manage production work orders to maintain stock levels as well as on demand product orders while considering various parameters such as safety stock, minimum order quantity, lot size, production cycle frequency and replenishment interval;
    • Maintain adequate records such as item and services costs, delivery times, product quality and inventory levels;
    • Work closely with Quality Control ,Compliance Departments & Production Team when vendor product issues arise;
    • Work closely with other business units (Sales, Marketing, etc.) to understand customer requirements and forecasts;
    • Purchase order management to include issuance, revision, expediting, review;
    • Be responsive to and have the ability to balance factory production issues as well as customer demands;
    • Analyze Sales Forecasts to understand the best way to manage inventory levels by SKU and production timing. Communicate with Sales to ensure most efficient inventory levels and on-time flow of goods;
    • Establish and track KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) for the supply chain processes to facilitate continual improvement and developing action plans to correct deficiencies;
    • Demonstrated competency in both oral and written communication for both internal and external personnel at all levels;
    • Work independently and in a team environment in order to achieve personal and team goals;
    • Demonstrated excellence in time management skills and follow up to ensure meeting on time deliverables;
    • Ability to exercise sound business judgment and to make decisions on business situations outside established procedures.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and forecasting is essential to the position. 
    This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position and this position may require the performance of other duties as necessary.

    Key offers competitive compensation including a highly competitive benefits package.

    Please submit your resume to:  hr@keyapparel.com
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