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Production Planner (Jacksonville, FL)

Job Name

Production Planner (Jacksonville, FL)


United States of America


Jacksonville, FL


Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics

Job type:

Full time

About the role

This position is responsible for planning and scheduling the production of finished products to meet inventory and customer service targets with Bacardi USA, tracking and analyzing KPIs to create action plan for improvement and coordinating communication between customer service, production and procurement teams.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities

  • Keeps informed of all new developments relative to materials, production, and quality to provide recommendations designed to optimize production schedule. 
  • Assists in the analyzation of inventory reports and surplus stock lists to determine need for production requirements; directs the initiation of corrective measures to restore satisfactory inventory balance.  
  • Assists in the evaluation and direction of the safety program within the Industrial Materials Warehouse operation.  
  • Responsible for the scheduling of plant production.
  • Responsible for layout of Master Plan for all production.
  • Track, communicate and create action plans around KPIs: OFR, Schedule Attainment, Schedule Mix Attainment, Block Planning Attainment, Availability, etc.
  • Participate in daily Production Meeting to communicate the production requirements
  • Responsible for adequate finished product inventory levels that meet inventory level demands.
  • Prepare, maintain, and distribute weekly production schedule.
  • Plan and schedule cycle production items based on forecast and demands.
  • Coordinate and plan special production with Bacardi-Martini USA.
  • Monitor Bulk Rum needs and assist in determining order quantities with Rum and Flavor Processing.
  • Maintain master data for existing and new IPCs. 

Critical experiences for success

Minimum education:
  • BA/BS required

Minimum experience:
  • 5 – 7 years Scheduling or Supply Chain Experience 
NECESSARY SKILLS:                                                          
Good organizational skills, good communication, 
problem solving, critical thinking, ability to use computer hardware and software, ability to utilize office machinery, detail oriented.

Living our Values and demonstrating high Learning Agility will be fundamental not only for success in this role, but also for potential growth to other roles across Bacardi in the future.  We have a clearly defined Leadership Excellence framework, and you will be expected, as a senior leader to be a role model of all 6 elements: Focus Externally to Win / Drive Execution & Results / Lead Strategically & Know your Business / Make the Matrix Work / Lead by Example and Develop and Inspire Talent

Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth.

Our ways of working

Our family legacy has positively influenced our ways of working and has shaped the values to which our employees aspire. We’re caring, like a family, and not only internally, but also in the wider communities in which we operate. This is demonstrated by our commitment to both act responsibly and promote the choice to drink responsibly. We trust one another, and through that trust are able to forge strong teams and networks that empower our matrix organization structure. We’re passionate, reflecting our Latin heritage, and this means that we commit more than just time to our work: we commit energy, heart and soul. We are dedicated to being a role model in our industry, and we approach everything we do with Integrity First. Together, our values help us create what we’re most proud of: our True Heart and Winning Spirit – both in our home markets and across the world.