What Do Master Planners Do?
Master planners oversee manufacturing and engineering work environments, setting production schedules and coordinating department schedules. They must meet with department supervisors to determine progress and keep apprised of all changes in departmental schedules. The master planner ensures that materials are available in the supply chain and that inventory is maintained at acceptable levels. They must review and plan requirements for acceptable inventory, find sources that supply raw materials…Read more
- Create and implement inventory and shipment master schedules.
- Analyze customer orders, market forecasts, and trend analysis to determine shipping and inventory needs.
- Monitor and adjust master schedule based on production and sales performance.