Production Planning Analyst

Location US-VA-Colonial Heights
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Metl-Span, a Division of NCI Group Inc., is a leader in the manufacturing of insulated metal panels for commercial, industrial, and cold storage buildings. Our foam core composite building panels provide the most efficient insulation values available worldwide.

Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


This role will require a knowledge of manufacturing operations, customer service relations and inventory planning and management. The ability to meet with, and negotiate effectively with other supervisors and managers must be demonstrated along with the ability to complete multiple, complex, tasks and assignments.


Essential Duties:

  • Receive steel inquiry emails from the CS group and respond with accurate information
  • Knowledge and use of the demand planning tool is required to answer the question
  • Work with production planning and coaters scheduling teammates as needed so that material supply is in-line with the answers supplied CS
  • Receive and react to reports that involve systematic offsite coil inventory processing
  • Deal directly with offsite coating facilities as needed to ensure inventory accuracy
  • Responsible for updating scheduling tools as it relates to line level loading
  • Record production information and update the scheduling tools from the morning meeting production calls
  • Assist Production Planning with identifying panel matrix infractions
  • Serve as back-up for the steel buyer
  • Ensure the systematic accuracy of the coil coating processes and offsite inventory accuracy
  • Identifying and coordinating proper coil allocation based on order placement
  • Updating and monitoring production planning KPI reports
  • Analyze scheduling and steel demand reports identifying potential manufacturing conflicts
  • Working with cross function work groups on continuously improving the production planning processes


  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and Powerpoint
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required
  • Must be able to pass background and drug screen tests



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