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Top Planning Specialist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Planning Specialist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Planning Specialist resumes they appeared on. For example, 12.2% of Planning Specialist resumes contained Procedures as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Planning Specialist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Planning Specialist resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Procedures

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Here's how Procedures is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Performed independent research on departmental, divisional and organizational operations and initiatives and participated in development of policy and procedures.
  • Worked closely with Contract Management team providing input that assured billing dispute and credit procedures were addressed in vendor agreements.
  • Developed guidelines and procedures to place purchase orders and forecast inventory for both domestic and international suppliers.
  • Ensured completed letters of agreement were developed which specified procedures and defined responsibilities in accordance with directives.
  • Established and overseen administrative procedures to meet objectives set by Board of Directors or Senior Management.
  • Designed and implemented systems and procedures for consolidating financial forecasts and monthly performance reviews.
  • Decreased office expenditures by implementation needed controls on stock/supplies and standardizing ordering procedures.
  • Created standardized billing and collection procedures for all units providing direct patient services.
  • Developed procedures for implementing, monitoring and capturing the progress of operating plans.
  • Maintained knowledge and understanding of company operations, policies and procedures.
  • Formed and simplified program policy and procedures within the organization.
  • Consulted with other sections regarding mission objectives and procedures.
  • Attended educational seminars and training regarding changes in procedures.
  • Implemented DEA export regulations and supply chain organization procedures.
  • Developed Microwave Landing System procedures for the Jacksonville area.
  • Initiated policies and procedures to prevent inventory obsolescence.
  • Developed and implemented procedures for continuous process improvement.
  • Reviewed and updated Task Books for position descriptions/procedures.
  • Created standard procedures and facilitated quarterly reviews.
  • Implemented and updated corporate business procedures.

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2. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Worked directly with customer service representatives and scheduling specialists to ensure customer orders were produced on time to meet delivery dates.
  • Worked closely with Plant Compliance to ensure outstanding quality investigations are prioritized as required to meet Customer Service goals.
  • Initiated controlled drug planning methodology to provide Division support of plant customer service objectives for scheduled drugs.
  • Expanded Customer Service and Collection processes internationally ensuring SAP configured to support international customer base.
  • Contributed to improvement of ridership communication by creating promotional literature and customer service initiative programs.
  • Defined inventory strategy, provided forecasts and managed inventory to meet customer service targets.
  • Served in quality engineering and customer service capacity for all incoming quality concerns.
  • Managed front desk Customer Service Coordinator for customer satisfaction and setting my appointments.
  • Maintained excellent customer service while answering general questions and explaining changes to Medicare Plan
  • Provided excellent customer service to clients of the Social Security Administration.
  • Consolidated tasks into a centralized position to enhance customer service.
  • Provided excellent customer service to internal and external clientele.
  • Received certificate for good customer service from supervisor.
  • Received multiple quality commendations and customer service awards.
  • Scheduled vacation for Customer Service Representatives.
  • Provided excellent customer service to vendors and clients, Answered phones, filed, faxed, worked with Financial Edge software.
  • Worked together in a team environment with my co-workers and other departments to achieve State Farms main goals in Customer Service.
  • Managed leads and acted as primary contact regarding customer service, business development, product knowledge and sales presentations.
  • Provided excellent customer service to customers who called to inquire about enrolling into the new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan.
  • Provided specialized customer service for various dealerships by assisting them with inquires based on their loan portfolio.

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3. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Designed and launched customized project management workshops focusing on Lessons Learned, Planning Jam Sessions and Schedule Management.
  • Performed project management for infrastructure services assigned to EDS Strategic Business and Strategic Support Units.
  • Performed critical project management and planning efforts for a nationwide, 2400-person training organization.
  • Provided Project Management Methodologies consulting support to fellow PMO and General Motors team members.
  • Performed project management and coordination functions for the Distributed Processing Division, western region.
  • Provided guidance for staff engaged in project management activities for major infrastructure projects.
  • Provided project management services with emphasis on equity awards, stock conversion, auditing, and implementation for newly acquired subsidiaries.
  • Managed the Program Timing Teams to develop program plans, monitor and control status and train engineers in project management.
  • Provided project management expertise to improve project / program management practices and applied same in leading projects.
  • Served as liaison between corporate finance, project management, field operations managers and branch supervisors.
  • Provided all project management tools and skills to support the project.
  • Provided Project Management consulting for facilities projects at General Motors Mid/Lux Assembly Plants.
  • Provided project planning consulting to GM s Powertrain Division and performed project management system development in Lansing and Pontiac, Michigan.
  • Created business process and training to support the GM project management office (PMO).
  • Served has headquarter support for project management and planning coordination to the program office.

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4. Logistics

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Here's how Logistics is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Coordinated activities and operations with other members of command staff, including the battalion intelligence, logistics and communications officers.
  • Maintained department and facility representative logistics in every Plan Start Up project which helped to highlight details in individual projects.
  • Developed and implemented an MRP system for planning requirements resulting in enhanced coordination of warehouse inventory and optimization of logistics operations.
  • Supervised factory Finished Goods Control and Shipping Departments, as well as external third party logistics and vendor managed inventory warehouses.
  • Analyzed transportation processes and implemented improved logistics operations, resulting in enhanced customer service and lower total logistics expense.
  • Developed and implemented appropriate measurement systems capable of assessing overall logistics performance, inventory turnover, and customer satisfaction.

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5. Workforce

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Here's how Workforce is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Identified significant metrics and/or indicators to monitor organizational health and performance of strategic/workforce plans in alignment with business strategy.
  • Developed and designed workforce planning intranet site to support hiring managers and leadership.
  • Represented IS in developing a revised policy for Workforce Reduction.
  • Served as a trainer for Increasing Human Effectiveness, a nationally recognized program to increase effective behavior of the salaried workforce.
  • Reviewed and examined local programs funded under the federal Workforce Investment Act for compliance with statewide workforce policy.
  • Prepared and submitted Department of Labor annual report on statewide performance of Virginia's workforce investment system.
  • Provided reporting guidance to the SIGINT workforce world-wide responding to customer information needs and national requirements.
  • Created workforce/staffing plans for multiple departments, including Internal Audit and the Lost Pines Power Plant.
  • Learned Aspect, RTA and CMS systems and assisted in the training of Workforce Management colleagues.
  • Formed part of Dispute Mediation and Resolution Committee resolving grievances between union and non-union workforce.
  • Participated in workforce changes and grievance processes for non-exempt employees under union contract.
  • Created and maintained databases for newly formed Workforce Management team.
  • Managed personal leave and vacation calendars for hourly workforce.
  • Developed/maintained multi-level resource allocation and deployment view of 700+ global development workforce.
  • Partnered with workforce management and training to ensure adequate staffing and accurate responses to our providers.

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6. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Led data analysis and business case development - ICC Network Consolidation, savings: $5.5M.
  • Managed a team of individuals and used data analysis to successfully meet all business requirements preventing monetary penalties.
  • Provided written data analysis and reports for Access Business Group using critical, time sensitive information received from numerous data vendors.
  • Performed data analysis in order to highlight useful information, suggest conclusions, and support decision-making.
  • Developed a Facility Master Plan for a 600 bed Medical Center and conducted data analysis to support planning recommendations.
  • Performed data analysis and operations support to the Senior Transportation Consultant.

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7. Production Schedules

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Here's how Production Schedules is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Managed a proprietary main frame sales and production volume planning model, optimizing material inventory planning and creating ideal vehicle production schedules
  • Utilized manufacturing experience to create balanced production schedules that reduced overtime costs related to product changeovers in the machining departments.
  • Prepared large production schedules off existing open orders and forecast numbers for Production Supervisor based on allergens and kosher.
  • Calculated and planned usage requirements for production schedules.
  • Scheduled daily production for business unit after review of final assembly line production schedules, inventories, manning and materials.
  • Reviewed documents such as production schedules, work orders, and staffing tables to determine personnel and materials requirements.
  • Communicated material status and production schedules for weekly New Product Introduction meetings with the customers.
  • Prepared production schedules for OEM high volume manufacturing line and ship loose cells.
  • Created inventory production schedules for demand planning of import and domestic products.
  • Implemented master production schedules for Illinois and Kansas plants.
  • Executed and maintained Master Production Schedules for entire Whippany Manufacturing facility.
  • Coordinated planning and scheduling efforts for the launcher on the Patriot Missile Program Generated production schedules.
  • Developed plans and establish production schedules to meet customer sortie requirements for 50 aircrafts.

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8. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Assisted in development, testing and implementation of new software for Sales Department that increased efficiency and delivered business process improvements.
  • Implemented product bidding, sourcing, and procurement process improvements to reduce liability to owned inventory.
  • Participated in the generation, presentation, and implementation Business Plan and dealer Process Improvement Programs.
  • Created process flows to improve knowledge and communication within the company and facilitate process improvements.
  • Partnered with operational leaders to initiate process improvements to improve planning and reporting.
  • Provided mission planning expertise to other functional disciplines for continuous process improvements.
  • Completed training in process improvement and initiated it agency-wide.
  • Gathered and analyzed data for process improvement project.
  • Selected to travel to Japan with a management team for a new model launch; contributed to process improvement efforts.
  • Served on cross-platform process improvement team tasked with implementation of major upgrade to JDA software package.
  • Initiated process improvements to improve planning and reporting, including $1.5 billion inventory integration.
  • Identified, implemented, and managed process improvements for expanding Financial Plan product line.
  • Participated in company-wide process improvement efforts including Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Product Catalogue review and pricing process/systems
  • Contributed to the development of workflows and best practices/process improvements for the Data Analyst and Conversion Analyst Teams.

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9. Financial Plans

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Here's how Financial Plans is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Assisted with the implementation and presentation of comprehensive financial plans.
  • Developed financial strategies; guiding client to establish financial goals; matching goals to situation with appropriate financial plans.
  • Handled the good order and compliance review of Financial Plans and Plan Services Plans received from Registered Investment Advisors.
  • Supported Financial Advisors on creating financial plans, scenario modeling, and analyzing financial plan results.
  • Trained Financial Advisors on how to deliver financial plans to clients.
  • Collaborated on preseason forecasts in alignment with financial plans and determined necessary inventory quantities to support future sales.

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10. ERP

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Here's how ERP is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Interpreted personnel policy and procedures, conducted planning and policy meetings, developed personnel planning requirements, tracked their application.
  • Developed prudent and timely reports, primarily using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint, to inform operational procedures.
  • Provided technical information and support related to benefit interpretation and practical applications of benefit design.
  • Designed USPS Certification Program to increase internal employee capabilities in managing cross enterprise strategic initiatives.
  • Interpreted strategic initiatives and developed annual and long-term plans to support initiatives.
  • Interpreted related policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Served as engineering implementation liaison to enterprise resource planning team.
  • Interpreted insurance contracts and educated members regarding their plans.
  • Interpreted active and discontinued contracts for specific options.
  • Developed small and large event presentations using PowerPoint.
  • Interpreted and enforces State and municipal codes for twelve cities.- Joint jurisdictional code creation and planning.- Responsible for AutoCAD and G.I.S.
  • Analyzed and interpreted federal and state laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures related to my program.
  • Created Bills of Material, converted weights and measurements into standardized values for recipes using SAP ERP Software.
  • Selected to draft and present a PowerPoint presentation on Special Needs Trusts for the experienced sales force.
  • Gathered historical and yield data usage reports from the ERP system to forecast upcoming production orders.
  • Prepared, interpreted and implemented benefit language for benefit plans, schedules, summaries and internet.
  • Worked from the business users to the enterprise reporting team to see these through to fruition.
  • Supported field Offices in interpretation and application of UNICEF and inter-agency global policies and guidance.
  • Used CAPP+ and several other systems currently being used to support customers within Caterpillar.
  • Managed the planning of all production and model releases for the Enterprise Data Warehouse.

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11. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Counseled dealership administrators to ensure compliance with Department of Labor reporting regulations.
  • Identified/resolved procurement issues to ensure compliance with quality and customer standards.
  • Examined annual returns of qualified retirement plans to ensure compliance with applicable laws.
  • Conducted regular ISO 9000 audits to ensure compliance.
  • Developed KPI's, reporting and awareness training to ensure compliance.
  • Verified database from clinical technology department prior to payment authorization and invoicing to ensure compliance with FDA regulations.

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12. DOD

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Here's how DOD is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Served as part of team that researched efficacy of Medicare HMO's to the DOD.
  • Supported the building of the consolidated training program for DOD and First Responders to include established Defense Nuclear Weapons School courses.
  • Served as the sole Strategic Planner for the systems integration of CCSS and SDS with other Army and DoD systems.
  • Strategized with program managers and project engineers from various functions to implement well planned time-phased budgets per DOD directives.

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13. Inventory Management

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Here's how Inventory Management is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Developed inventory management techniques to effectively support operations while minimizing inventories and maintaining customer service requirements.
  • Participated on several Six Sigma teams as a center of expertise regarding inventory management procedures.
  • Developed and executed training for the new inventory management process and systems.
  • Participated in forecasting and inventory management to avoid floor shortages.
  • Implemented inventory management systems in Europe and oversaw the migration of operations to the United States.
  • Mastered necessary ordering systems, financial tracking systems, sales analysis programs, scheduling systems, and inventory management systems.

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14. HR

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Here's how HR is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Initiated competitive intelligence studies to defend a $200 million respiratory product through competitive launch strategy development and war gaming exercises.
  • Constructed what if analysis, scenarios plans and sensitivity analysis considering all risks, threats and opportunities for potential investments.
  • Utilized reports generated through computerized inventory system, ensure that open purchase orders continue to meet changing delivery requirements.
  • Maintained and exceeded corporate requirements for MCM projects through VA/VE activities utilizing engineering, quality and statistical tools.
  • Established and maintained adherence of Lean Six Sigma principles and facilitated continuous improvement through employee empowerment and suggestions.
  • Ensured installation success and high levels of customer satisfaction by judiciously navigating through and overcoming politically charged situations.
  • Led primary and secondary marketing intelligence analysis to identify potential clients and resulted in three term sheet agreements.
  • Directed interactions with key account sales managers through timely review of activity of global incentive agreements.
  • Monitored overall inventory throughout the supply chain, identified and drive reductions in overall inventory liability.
  • Managed the business plan and product strategy for a major transmission family manufactured in three facilities
  • Developed and grew public relations campaigns for new home communities through relationships with civic organizations.
  • Bridged performance gaps through skillfully coordinating resources and projects and expertly maintaining best-practice company website.
  • Managed the market research & consulting vendor relationships through continuous negotiation, evaluation and communications.
  • Coordinated with external agencies to ensure integration and synchronization of effort regarding CES Development.
  • Participated in community activities through local events, business- related exchanges and company-sponsored events.
  • Navigated through multiple computer applications and ensured all documentation is complete and accurate.
  • Examined electronic medial intelligence and passed threat warning information to deployed personnel.
  • Prevented substantial environmental impact; prevented shutdown of commerce through busy waterway.
  • Created new opportunities through supplier development by building technical relationships with vendors.
  • Managed the exportation and importation of all equipment through international carriers.

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15. Financial Statements

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Here's how Financial Statements is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Analyzed financial statements for accuracy and consistency.
  • Trained new staff on policies and procedures on review of financial statements and footnote disclosures.
  • Conducted analyzing of Financial Statements and associated risks opportunities to provide understanding of financial performance to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Analyzed Financial Statements and associated risks/opportunities to provide visibility of financial performance to internal/external stakeholders.
  • Analyzed and reconciled Space Program weekly financial statements for reporting associated risk and opportunities.
  • Directed preparation of internal financial statements, key-metric reports, project reports, and economic-value-added reports.

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16. MRP

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Here's how MRP is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Confirmed accuracy of MRP execution.
  • Reconfigured MRP settings to allow better processing of customer orders and to raise on-time delivery to 95% or better.
  • Developed requirements (MRP) and tracked all the Planning and Procurement aspects of each project.
  • Managed change requests for master schedule, master planning and MRP.
  • Attended daily and weekly meetings with the MRP planning team.
  • Attended annual MRP software training classes.
  • Supported on-going implementation and responsible for all daily activities of BPCS MRP system.
  • Created part routings using CAPP2 and maintained Bill of Material in SAP/MRP.

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17. External Customers

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Here's how External Customers is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Fielded technical retirement plan questions from internal and external customers.
  • Worked closely with external customers, communicating ship dates and schedule conformance.
  • Championed all quality 8-D for internal and external customers.
  • Acquired latest up-to-date information on multimedia technology and disseminated research materials to key internal and external customers.
  • Stowplanned cargo vessels via different computer systems, following plans and instructions of both internal and external customers.
  • Provided accurate and timely customer service to both internal and external customers allowing efficient production to be performed for daily workloads.

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18. Business Units

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Here's how Business Units is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Participated with the commercial Business Units in the development and placement of products/services for both residential and corporate customers
  • Prepared and presented quarterly cost and performance reviews for business units to senior management.
  • Participated in monthly business review with each Business Units to review revenue's forecast.
  • Developed strong working relationships across all levels of business units, customers and vendors.
  • Provided Activity Based Management (ABM) consulting for internal business units.
  • Worked with business units and customers to develop economic solutions maximizing the transport network efficiencies including disaster recovery planning.

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19. Production Planning

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Here's how Production Planning is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Updated and streamlined the roles and responsibilities of the Production Planning department to be in line with ISO 9001-2015 standards.
  • Developed new software program for production planning to reduce inventory risk.
  • Chaired bi-weekly Production Planning meetings, interacting with key departments.
  • Reported to the Director of Production Planning.
  • Recognized by co-workers as "Go-To" subject matter expert for ALL facets of production planning.
  • Supervised Production Planning with additional responsibilities in Information Systems, Engineering, Quality Assurance, Materials Management and Sales/Customer Service functions.

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20. Company Policies

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Here's how Company Policies is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Stayed up to date with all product knowledge and company policies.
  • Prepared and coordinated pricing inputs, ensured responsiveness to SOW, company policies, financial targets and stringent timelines.
  • Facilitated quarterly safety meetings with contractors designed to promote a better understanding of company policies, procedures, and safety programs.
  • Provided leadership and guidance for company policies, regulatory changes, and incident investigations*Conducting company and contractor audits / reviews.
  • Provided direct customer service by responding to inquiries regarding coverage, company policies and account status and resolved underwriting issues.
  • Conducted timely audit of expenses submitted to ensure that reports comply with company policies and supported by appropriate documentation.

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21. Sigma

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Here's how Sigma is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Increased data accuracy and efficiency via Lean Six Sigma Green Belt project.
  • Trained on Six Sigma fundamentals to improve overall business processes.
  • Led a six sigma team that created a new repair process for high cost rotables.
  • Completed project on-time and on-budget through aggressive and innovative leadership techniques, including the implementation of 6-Sigma principles.
  • Identified opportunities to improve inventory levels and productivity using Six Sigma Tools.
  • Obtained International Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.

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22. Technical Assistance

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Here's how Technical Assistance is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Provided on-site support to customers in addressing complex inquiries, developing innovative approaches and providing technical assistance for equipment and facilities.
  • Provided technical assistance for escalated problem resolution originating from Tier I support team.
  • Provided technical assistance on resourcing aircraft assets for CONUS and OCONUS transportation and combat training.
  • Conducted site visits and provided written reports and technical assistance to vendors.
  • Developed and carried out technical assistance to support programs capacity to establish and sustain interagency partnerships.
  • Performed Information Technology support functions, to include providing technical assistance and training for user owned and operated automation and communications equipment

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23. Management System

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Here's how Management System is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Managed conversion and user training scheduling for nationwide deployment of new network management system.
  • Participated in the Quality Management System improvement process.
  • Planned orders in Warehouse Management System and monitored the matrix system to determine high priority versus low priority orders.
  • Trained and coached school and community leadership teams using a distance learning model and data management system.
  • Ensured proper payroll & commissions for office staff by using the company payroll management system.
  • Managed Ad process for loading promotions into the Sales Plan Management System.
  • Developed the back order management system for repair sites.
  • Created the Excess & Obsolete parts management system.
  • Used GoldMine Premium Edition client management system.
  • Obtained a client management system.
  • Contributed to the successful implementation of Oracle Demantra demand management system.
  • Recorded and updated category planograms in the space management system inclusive of major and weekly updates.

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24. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Performed special projects in the areas of overhead management and rate development for financial management and division controller.
  • Conducted presentations to management on various special projects related to profitability and expense analysis.
  • Participated in special projects that required coordination of work efforts.
  • Assisted CEO, Chief Sales Officer and Executive Management team on special projects, related to high-level product and business strategy.
  • Provided input on special projects and system enhancements, and assisted the in testing and implementation of those projects and enhancements.
  • Maintained accurate and up to date computer databases for special projects and the Legacy & Bequest program.
  • Coordinated special projects for Customer Support, Engineering, Finance, Manufacturing, Marketing and Purchasing.
  • Initiated, planned, and executed special projects in conjunction with regions goals and objectives.
  • Assisted with Major and Special Projects for high cost projects with international shipments.
  • Managed special projects, vendor evaluations, and feasibility studies.
  • Designed and implemented special projects for Middle School Program.
  • Worked on a variety of special projects, including all trafficking, timelines and schedules for in-house event production.
  • Provided accurate receipt targets for Assortment Planning Managed Special Projects and New Hire Training Programs

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25. Business Planning

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Here's how Business Planning is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Directed all business planning and internal communication activity for the Service Delivery/ITO group supporting Sabre/American Airlines 400 member Desktop support team.
  • Developed quarterly Executive Briefing Book to communicate market trends, competitive review, forecasts and influence strategic business planning.
  • Received two growth promotions within Business Planning Department to highest, non-supervisory standing.
  • Provided administrative support to Business Planning Management.
  • Required cross-cultural collaboration across Marketing, Sales, Product Planning, Business Planning, Engineering, PR and Legal departments.
  • Worked as a guest National Training Officer teaching strategies for partnering and business planning to fellow Wealth Advisory Associates.
  • Issued guidelines and information requests to worldwide affiliates in support of annual business planning and stewardship cycles.
  • Provided analytical support and maintained metrics for business planning and forecasting processes.
  • Worked with General Agent to market estate and business planning opportunities within career agents book of customers.

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26. Health Care

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Here's how Health Care is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Handled complex telephone and written inquiries from health care providers related to the processing of their claims.
  • Ensured legal compliance with ERISA, tax law, Health Care Reform and other governmental regulations.
  • Provided comprehensive service for both plan participants and health care providers.
  • Collaborated with members of multi-disciplinary health care team.
  • Designed and modified the current KC-Consumer APO tool to meet the needs of a very different KC-Health Care business.

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27. Customer Requirements

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Here's how Customer Requirements is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Generated proposals that outlined standard IMPAC implementation processes or proposed alternative solutions to meet customer requirements as needed.
  • Established production and manpower operating patterns based on changing customer requirements to achieve YOY cost reduction objectives.
  • Interacted daily with Customer Service Representatives and production on finished good sales orders to meet customer requirements.
  • Collaborated with the transportation load center to ensure carrier capacity to meet customer requirements.
  • Led team of contract support to apply industry best practices in support of customer requirements.
  • Modified changes to Bill of Materials as needed to support customer requirements.
  • Demonstrated proven ability to understand different reporting and security protocols in regards to privileged access while meeting customer requirements.

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28. Action Plans

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Here's how Action Plans is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Monitored and analyzed supply and demand for misalignment and collaborated with manufacturing sources to implement corrective action plans and reschedules.
  • Analyzed areas for employee development to increase productivity and presented action plans to executive management.
  • Assessed liquidated damages and developed corrective action plans.
  • Performed case management and coordinated action plans.
  • Facilitated weekly department meetings, ensuring collaborative discussions, clear direction and agreement of action plans by all team members.
  • Created and implemented goals, objectives, and action plans for specific programs that promote transportation services to surrounding communities.
  • Recommended and developed action plans that improved customer and partner satisfaction scores by 20%.
  • Assembled Incident Action Plans inputs in appropriate IAP sequence and format.
  • Developed and advised mentee s with career goal action plans

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29. Service Levels

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Here's how Service Levels is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Implemented a program to reduce inventory levels by almost 50%, while maintaining service levels of > 98%.
  • Coordinated shipping and delivery of products along with product returns while meeting expected service levels required by the customer.
  • Provided planning that supported optimum service levels for customers and favorable work environment for employees.
  • Monitored real-time service levels, average speed of answer, staffing levels and schedule adherence.
  • Reduced inventory $40M and increase service levels 15%.
  • Performed business process development to manage federal contract funding agreements and Clean Air grant administration to improve service levels.

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30. Data Collection

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Here's how Data Collection is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Developed data collection and individual assessment tools which were adopted division-wide.
  • Managed data collection of ongoing new projects within the Area Councils in FCT with an estimated value of $20million.
  • Facilitated plan data collection and assisted clients with their ADP/ACP test & the preparation of their Form 5500 filing.
  • Handled all administrative aspects of this position including mailings, data collection and Microsoft office projects.
  • Developed Field Communications Systems firmware and Signal Processing Breadboard Data Collection system.
  • Supervised 4 Data Collectors in a field environment in data collection on military equipment.

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31. Key Performance Indicators

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Here's how Key Performance Indicators is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Created key performance indicators to maximize customer service expectations and balance the organization's cost and revenue objectives.
  • Monitored metrics and key performance indicators during outreach campaigns to determine performance and user behavior.
  • Inspected projects, program and supplies, thereby analyzing key performance indicators.
  • Designed and implemented reporting and analysis system used to report weekly operational results and key performance indicators to senior management.
  • Created objective key performance indicators to enable measurement and reporting of individual and team accomplishments against goals and expectations.
  • Administered capacity plans, operational budgets, and key performance indicators for senior management.

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32. Business Development

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Here's how Business Development is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Collaborated with business development and trade business managers to allocate stock against new product launches.
  • Managed the New Business Development of Hallmark's Card Specialty channel of distribution within the district.
  • Utilized market data, competitive intelligence and profitability reports to identify and attack areas of opportunity for business development.
  • Formed partnerships with six Financial Advisors for business development.
  • Facilitated implementation of marketing plans and all programs, collaborating with Channel and Business Development teams to monitor and track records.
  • Developed strategic business development process to increase the organization's visibility and buoyancy in a competitive industry.

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33. Ensure Accuracy

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Here's how Ensure Accuracy is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Helped oversee Corporate Communications Division budget and ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoices for programs and events.
  • Performed high-level contract overview to ensure accuracy of contract terms and conditions.
  • Analyzed art files and database information to ensure accuracy.
  • Formulated budget submissions to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Configured software updates, asset intelligence, and reporting features and did extensive testing to ensure accuracy and functionality.
  • Developed process review procedures for daily deposit journal entries into the General Ledger to ensure accuracy and completeness.

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34. Training Materials

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Here's how Training Materials is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Participated in the task analysis process to support development of CES DL and resident training materials.
  • Developed and revised forms, enrollment and training materials for use during annual enrollment.
  • Designed formats and prepared guidelines and training materials for preparation of annual operating budgets for 8 Finance Administration departments.
  • Developed and continually updated the team's business process documentation and training materials.
  • Restructured storage and distribution of training materials, ensuring accurate inventory control.
  • Created training materials for 3,700 clinicians and staff members.

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35. Corrective Actions

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Here's how Corrective Actions is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Led executive team quarterly plan performance reviews including discussion of corrective actions where required.
  • Carried out corrective actions and personnel separation as necessary.
  • Used root cause analysis to address quality issues and develop effective corrective actions for non-conformance issues identified by the quality system.
  • Initiated corrective actions on any issues/ problems raised by other sections with the concurrence and/or approval of the section manager
  • Identified program errors and made corrective actions plans to address substantive deficiencies.
  • Researched and recommended corrective actions to increase departmental efficiencies Conferred with supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within and between departments.

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36. Autocad

low Demand
Here's how Autocad is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Utilized AutoCAD to design and maintain architectural floor plans that increase the Nike Inline store business.
  • Automated store directory procedure by linking AutoCAD with Excel.
  • Instructed support staff in the use AUTOCAD.

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37. SQL

low Demand
Here's how SQL is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Compiled daily, weekly and monthly reports using MS Office Suite or running SQL scripts.
  • Designed a dedicated SQL database to improve automation and enable data driven business decisions.
  • Interacted with different compotes via SQL statements verifying quality assurance.
  • Utilized SQL & Excel to analyze and update product, pricing and rebate data for over 60,000 products and 18 branches.
  • Generated daily reports/special projects for charter and logistics departments at National Logistics using MS Excel to pull in data via SQL.
  • Established processes and standards for data modeling, database design and SQL code review, including automated stress and load testing.

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38. GIS

low Demand
Here's how GIS is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Contributed to legislative reports by the Department affecting policies on meeting primary care needs and Medicaid reimbursement policy.
  • Monitored the business plan Execution: consolidated, analyzed and registered information to follow-up the business plan.
  • Aligned delivery schedule, and coordinated logistical projects to ensure appropriate monitoring of equipment and component shortages.
  • Obtained patient demographics, patient signature, and insurance information and entered into electronic registration system.
  • Prepared & presented information to citizen committees, legislators, & transportation planning professionals.
  • Provided research and planning assistance in development of model legislation creating neighborhood revitalization zones.
  • Organized technical/logistics meetings for programs and handled import/export of materials, including document reviews.
  • Monitored, analyzed and recommended compliance actions for new and evolving benefit legislation.
  • Managed Air Force Logistics Contingency Programs via Secure Computer Systems and Databases.
  • Organized and managed logistics and budgets for Contemporary Art Exhibitions.
  • Coordinated finished goods shipments with Logistics Supervision.
  • Worked alongside Logistics to ensure that product was shipped in full and notified the Sales Team if orders were shorted.
  • Coordinated with partners involved in warehouse logistics and operations: 3rd party carriers, external suppliers, and warehouse staff.
  • Managed all logistical operations to include air, rail, and line haul for 16 nations across 20 different countries.
  • Provided planning, logistics and inventory support for Intel in Arizona, Colorado, Oregon, and New Mexico.
  • Performed work as an archaeologist on a complex construction project that encountered a prehistoric village site with human remains.
  • Registered NCPDP members and non-members in the membership database for the Annual Conference and quarterly Work Group meetings.
  • Managed a myriad of LMS administrative tasks including course registration, course design, development, and organization.
  • Supervised the distribution of member handouts and assisted at the NCPDP Annual Conference registration desk staff.
  • Trained corporate employees in the use of new GIS software and provided ongoing technical user support.

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39. Internal Departments

low Demand
Here's how Internal Departments is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Coordinated with internal departments to bring product branding together.
  • Provided system user support to physicians in Vision Works locations and internal departments.

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40. Medica

low Demand
Here's how Medica is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Provided education and support to oncology professionals in the effective use of cancer treatment management software and electronic medical records.
  • Contributed to a comprehensive market analysis for presentation to Directors and Senior leadership concerning the Medicare Advantage market in Massachusetts.
  • Assessed family and financial situations to determine eligibility for health plan enrollment, subsidies and Medicaid enrollment.
  • Updated service plans, administered medications, provided transportation to appointments and other activities of daily living.
  • Entered Medicare/Medicaid beneficiary's prescription drug information to help enroll them in prescription drug plan.
  • Worked directly with transportation vendors state-wide to coordinate medical transportation and/or facilitate issue resolution.
  • Reviewed medical documentation to accurately assess and connect to the appropriate health services.
  • Answered incoming calls from Medicare/Medicaid beneficiaries inquiring about the prescription drug plan.
  • Verified eligibility required by Medicare to participate in Kelsey Care Advantage.
  • Reviewed General Assistance Medical Program applications to find possible Medicaid/Medicare eligibility.
  • Provided information and enrolled Medicare recipients into prescription drug plans.
  • Experienced in placing medically restricted employees in a union environment.
  • Prepared personalized plan for the patient according to prescribed medications.
  • Answered Medicare Beneficiaries questions correctly regarding prescription drug plans.
  • Received inbound calls from Medicare beneficiaries and insurance companies.
  • Administered the Medical Surveillance Survey.
  • Identified potential community-based and governmental organizations as partners from 19 communities to secure Medicare Part A grant as ADRCNS, Inc.
  • Provided home care services coordination, Medical equipment and IV antibiotics used at home, based on Medicare and internal criteria.
  • Filled out and analyzed Qualified Medical Child Support Orders (QMCSO) and prepared communication letters to the participant if necessary.
  • Developed Medical Reserve Corp nursing manual for use in disaster situations and the Standards and Principles manual for Public Health nurses.

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41. BOM

low Demand
Here's how BOM is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Analyzed BOM's, MOQ, EOQ and NPI products for initial production and product launch within off site Manufacturing facility.
  • Acted as primary liaison between production facilities and design team on daily production issues, BOM changes and material requirements.
  • Developed five thousand part baseline Bill of Material (BOM) to support tank program.
  • Interfaced with various department managers weekly to report current BOM percentages.
  • Analyzed and incorporated Engineering Change Proposals into the BOM.
  • Trained thirty-five key employees Material Resource Planning (MRP) to maintain the BOM at 99 percent accuracy.
  • Planned and prepared production schedules for the manufacture of industrial and commercial complex products with multi-level BOMs.
  • Trained new planners in prototype process, support documents, FOMs, BOMs, MPD redlines.

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42. Strategic Plan

low Demand
Here's how Strategic Plan is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Managed the administrative needs of the Director of Strategic Planning *Created/maintained Action Item/Correspondence Log using Access.
  • Coordinated training on community assessment, strategic planning, and partnership development.
  • Provided and outlined Subject Matter Expert advice on strategic planning initiatives.
  • Participated in strategic planning meetings and prepared briefings highlighting operational improvements.
  • Collaborated with Strategic Planning Director around procurement division policy and process.
  • Developed strategic planning and sales forecasting and managed all lease renewals.
  • Developed a strategic plan for community engagement and training.
  • Performed a variety of work involving strategic planning, concept development and transition, writing and editing, and project implementation.
  • Organized and chaired strategic planning sessions with nationwide industry leaders, cooperative leaders, and farm groups and producers.
  • Coordinated grant-writing, strategic planning, evaluation and the development and management of IT systems and contract compliance.
  • Designed the Strategic plan working group workshop and implemented the information into the USAG-H Strategic Plan FY2014-2018.
  • Completed Five Year Strategic Plan models based on forecasts, prior year data and financial modeling.
  • Led strategic planning initiatives; participated in 20, 6, and 2-year transportation planning processes.
  • Developed strategic plans and structured systems changes to evolve from internal to external company focus.
  • Worked in strategic planning, process control, improving efficiency Ecu-911, evaluation for citizenship.
  • Assisted in developing the strategic plan and in tracking and reporting progress of strategic activities.
  • Prepared and analyzed, reports, program information, and strategic plans for county officials.
  • Supported development of the Division's Long Range Strategic Plan and Annual Operating Plan.
  • Determined leader motivations and readiness for the change that a strategic plan would bring.
  • Applied sales forecasting techniques and strategic planning to ensure successful weekly class starts.

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43. IRS

low Demand
Here's how IRS is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Integrated master schedule development, evaluation and reporting on behalf of IRS accounting software infrastructure overhaul.
  • Initiated automotive services and contracts for extended warranty repairs by ascertaining performance problems and services.
  • Promoted to lead Relocation Planning Specialist after exhibiting leadership skills within first 90 days
  • Ensured planned equipment repairs are performed safely and efficiently with minimal disruption.
  • Maintained production reservations, tracked government affairs and trade implications.
  • Assisted in writing the HIV counseling and testing program for the first Planned Parenthood test site in the state of Indiana.
  • Managed project that successfully enabled Canon to conduct hazardous material shipping in-house for the first time in the company s history.
  • Provided first level support to users, conducted user training, ran reports and analyzed employee and contractor staffing levels.
  • Reviewed payer contracts providing feedback to Business Development and Legal Affairs around contract language, pricing, and exhibits.
  • Worked directly with clients while performing asset reconciliations, IRS plan testing and preparation of the IRS Form 5500.
  • Produced new comparability profit sharing allocations while maintaining compliance with IRS 401(a)(4) standards.
  • Developed an internal data review process to track the first time acceptance rate for commodities completing deployment data files.
  • Managed staffing processes, sourced for job candidates to satisfy hiring agenda and coordinated job fairs for Hewlett-Packard Consulting.
  • Learned IRS rules and regulations for 401k Plans (5wk course) Learned 401k Plan rules for individual companies.
  • Led clients and counsel in new plan conversions, regulations for IRS, ERISA, and DOL agencies.
  • Served as an information resource for the external affairs team regarding disaster response, recovery and mitigation.
  • Managed landlord and tenant accounting, including rent, CAM, taxes, maintenance and repairs.
  • Assisted plan sponsors in achieving IRS compliance with their defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans.
  • Promoted Sprint's first 4G network market launch to public by implementing comprehensive media outreach plan.
  • Educated Plan participants on plan investments, enrollment options, and IRS hardship requirements and regulations.

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44. Media Planning

low Demand
Here's how Media Planning is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Supervised development of media planning team.
  • Supervised both brand and retail media planning for quick-serve restaurant and senior health care clients at full-service advertising agency.
  • Supervised a six-person account service and media planning staff.
  • Managed PUMA's media planning & buying agency in order to effectively plan and execute PUMA's media campaigns.
  • Coached and developed team of media planning analysts.

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45. High NET

low Demand
Here's how High NET is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Opened and serviced nationwide 529 savings plans to high net worth clients opening an average of 25 new accounts per month.
  • Supported estate, life insurance and retirement planning operations, including development of case designs for high net-worth clientele.
  • Analyzed estates of high net worth clients (Generally $2.5 million and above).
  • Prepared year-end reporting for corporate clients or annual updates for high net worth clients.
  • Advised high net worth clients regarding tax, estate and business solutions.
  • Developed comprehensive financial fee plans for high net worth clients.
  • Developed case designs for high net worth clients.

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46. Cost Savings

low Demand
Here's how Cost Savings is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Analyzed material usage at Rankin facility and implemented cost savings initiatives.
  • Delivered training and follow-up to managers and supervisors on HP (PPMC) which increased utilization and department cost savings.
  • Tracked all material costs, reporting cost variances, and assisted departments in material cost savings efforts.
  • Assisted customers in selecting the most appropriate and cost savings drug plan relative to their individual need.
  • Initiated a cost savings project which saved the company $1MM/year on build of the product.
  • Developed and implemented a skid bolt rewash program resulting in cost savings of $50,000 annually.
  • Performed contract term and pricing negotiations with 3rd party vendors using cost savings analysis.
  • Eliminated over 15,000 errors with an average cost savings of over $3 million.
  • Eliminated unnecessary waste resulting in a cost savings of $155,000 per year.
  • Resulted in a cost savings of $283K.

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47. Variance Analysis

low Demand
Here's how Variance Analysis is used in Planning Specialist jobs:
  • Published and maintained the visibility for certification and program risks for all 787 Airplanes by performing schedule variance analysis.
  • Prepared all monthly revenue projections for IMS client base and provide variance analysis to budget and forecast.
  • Provided variance analysis on P&L, cash flow, and balance sheet forecasts.
  • Assisted in annual budget, forecast and actual variance analysis.
  • Conducted variance analysis of forecasted volumes versus actual volumes of strategic products for VP.
  • Prepared budgets, forecasts and variance analysis related to cost / schedule integration, using earned-value management criteria and automated tools.

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20 Most Common Skill For A Planning Specialist

Procedures12.2%
Customer Service9.3%
Project Management7.8%
Logistics6.9%
Workforce3.5%
Data Analysis3.3%
Production Schedules3.1%
Process Improvement2.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Planning Specialist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Procedures
Procedures
12.2%
12.2%
2
2
Customer Service
Customer Service
9.3%
9.3%
3
3
Project Management
Project Management
7.8%
7.8%
4
4
Logistics
Logistics
6.9%
6.9%
5
5
Workforce
Workforce
3.5%
3.5%
6
6
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
3.3%
3.3%
7
7
Production Schedules
Production Schedules
3.1%
3.1%
8
8
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
2.9%
2.9%
9
9
Financial Plans
Financial Plans
2.9%
2.9%
10
10
ERP
ERP
2.8%
2.8%
11
11
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
2.7%
2.7%
12
12
DOD
DOD
2.7%
2.7%
13
13
Inventory Management
Inventory Management
2.5%
2.5%
14
14
HR
HR
2.2%
2.2%
15
15
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
2.1%
2.1%
16
16
MRP
MRP
2.1%
2.1%
17
17
External Customers
External Customers
1.9%
1.9%
18
18
Business Units
Business Units
1.9%
1.9%
19
19
Production Planning
Production Planning
1.8%
1.8%
20
20
Company Policies
Company Policies
1.7%
1.7%
21
21
Sigma
Sigma
1.7%
1.7%
22
22
Technical Assistance
Technical Assistance
1.6%
1.6%
23
23
Management System
Management System
1.6%
1.6%
24
24
Special Projects
Special Projects
1.5%
1.5%
25
25
Business Planning
Business Planning
1.3%
1.3%
26
26
Health Care
Health Care
1.3%
1.3%
27
27
Customer Requirements
Customer Requirements
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Action Plans
Action Plans
1%
1%
29
29
Service Levels
Service Levels
1%
1%
30
30
Data Collection
Data Collection
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Key Performance Indicators
Key Performance Indicators
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Business Development
Business Development
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Ensure Accuracy
Ensure Accuracy
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Training Materials
Training Materials
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Corrective Actions
Corrective Actions
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Autocad
Autocad
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
SQL
SQL
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
GIS
GIS
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Internal Departments
Internal Departments
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Medica
Medica
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
BOM
BOM
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Strategic Plan
Strategic Plan
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
IRS
IRS
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Media Planning
Media Planning
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
High NET
High NET
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Variance Analysis
Variance Analysis
0.4%
0.4%

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