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Production Planner

Burbank, CA 91505

Posted: 06/13/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Direct Category: Production-Planning-Expediting Clerks Job Number: 82147

Overview:

The Production Planner performs a variety of complex planning activities required to attain production objectives. Utilizing various computer applications; plans and schedules jobs for the Machine Shop based on capacity resources and machine availabilities to ensure the most efficient product flow in support of Customer requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plans production work orders based on APS requirements and customers specifications
  • Expedites and reschedules open orders to support changes in APS demand and availability of resources
  • Works with machine shop supervisor to determine best machine utilization, throughput and raw material usage
  • Determines levels of outsourcing jobs based on shop workload
  • Maintains status reports
  • Works Master Scheduling and Purchasing to obtain and schedule materials based on backlog and production schedules
  • Provides status of orders to customer service and management
  • Liaison between all functions to maintain  a smooth and efficient material flow
  • May  review engineering drawings, plans product specifications to determine raw material requirements to support manufacturing schedules
  • Works closely with Engineering and Quality to support MRB disposition and implementation
  • Works with Engineering and related areas to develop tools and procedures to maximize facility and equipment utilization
  • Performs other related duties as required  and assigned

Education  and Experience:
  • High School Diploma required
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Material Control or a related experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft OfficeExperienced in Aerospace manufacturing, inventory control and scheduling
  • Knowledge of MRP
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be a team player with sound judgment and analytical skills
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate  effectively with all internal and external customers/suppliers  as well as handling multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with a strong eye for detail.
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