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Sr. Manager, Production Planning 

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At SKYMINT, we have one mission and one mission only: to change people's lives for the better.

Change your life. Change the world.

Personal change. Social change. Political change. We want it all, and we're committed to being trailblazers in the cannabis industry. By creating, developing, distributing, and selling the best cannabis products on the market, and by giving back to support positive change in our communities, we believe we cannot only change our customers' lives for the better; we believe we can change the world.

At Skymint, we believe access to the best cannabis plants can help you live your best life. So, we grow them right here in Michigan, giving farm-to-stash freshness at the best value around.

We treat our teams like the modern-day cannabis sommeliers they are, giving them the resources, they need to create life-changing experiences for all. Why? Because we've seen what happens when happy people make happy plants. We hope you'll want to be a part of this team!

POSITION SUMMARY

As our new Sr. Manager, Production Planner, you will be responsible for supply planning across all manufacturing locations, translating the demand plan into an actionable operating plan for the production team. You will focus on delivering effective, flexible solutions to meet a dynamic forecast, monitoring progress, and adjusting the plan as needed to satisfy both retail and wholesale channels. This position will require excellent communication, collaboration, problem solving and organizational skills.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage end-to-end production planning process across all existing and new manufacturing locations, generating an efficient master production schedule
  • Work closely with Operations Directors to schedule production of all finished goods, creating weekly production schedules to meet demand plan while improving operational efficiency
  • Optimize warehouse and retail inventory levels by SKU, reducing inventory levels while minimizing out of stocks
  • Support cultivation planning for both indoor & outdoor grows, providing recommendations for planting schedule to ensure biomass availability by strain aligns with demand plan; identify and create plan for surplus and shortages to ensure optimal use of biomass
  • Understand and manage risks to minimize impact on production for common constrains such as batch sizes, available labor, storage & time-based limitations, backorders & raw material availability
  • Work closely with Demand Planning team to understand demand changes, outline possible consequences, and determine ways to improve the quality of the forecasts
  • Partner with Materials Planner and Procurement Manager to ensure material available to meet production schedule
  • Support new product launches, determining and maintaining target inventory levels based on supply and demand while minimizing cost, out of stocks and obsolete inventory
  • Serve as the main liaison between Operations & Sales teams related to production scheduling
  • Review and measure daily and weekly production attainment, inventory availability and capacity with cross-functional team to ensure timely decision-making around production and inventory
 
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, or relevant field
  • 3+ years’ experience in a Planning role (Production, Supply, or Demand).
  • Understanding on cannabis industry and related products and processes
  • Proven ability to quickly learn and understand cross-functional processes
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment and accurately prioritize tasks
  • Solid knowledge of Supply Planning, Demand Planning, Materials Resource Planning, Inventory Management & Forecasting Techniques
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Sr. Manager, Production Planning  
Division Skymint  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Dimondale HQ  
About the Organization  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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