Major manufacturer of boardband access equipment is seeking an experienced Production Planner/Scheduler with 2-5 years experience being a collaborative team member in an office environment. The Production Planner/Scheduler is responsible for developing and maintaining assigned Master schedules for production of finished goods to achieve sales, inventory, and service levels goals established.
Ideal candidate will be a self motivated, fast learner with the ability to apply applicable knowledge in an electronics manufacturing environment. Previous planning/scheduling experience is required.
• Requires Bachelor's Degree in business or technical. • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Access) • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, and normal e-mail • Must have ability to compose professional correspondence via e-mail • Must have ability to learn and use Agile, and ERP/MRP systems. • Must have ability to work in a collaborative team environment. • Must have working knowledge of common quality tools, such as root cause analysis, corrective action, and graphical display of metrics • Must have ability to learn manufacturing processes for controlling manufacturing capabilities and build plans. • Must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written). • Must be able to establish and maintain effective cross-functional relationships. • Must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to multitask. • Must have excellent inter-personal, and organizational skills • Ability to effectively read, write, speak, and comprehend English. • Must be able to work limited amounts of overtime on short notice including nights, weekends and holidays when needed, especially at end of calendar quarter. • Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background check and drug screen
Summary of Essential Job Functions
• Responsible for developing production schedules for both circuit card assemblies (CCA's) & models to ensure smooth flow of work through the manufacturing process. • Commits to sales order delivery dates and on-time delivery of materials to meet those dates. • Reports on key metrics as defined by departmental targets and goals. • Works current and future part shortages with both the Master Scheduler and the Buyers. • Request and supply work order documentation for Manufacturing and Shipping. • Monitor material availability, track progress of production, and review factors that may affect schedules. • Analyze capacity, negotiate, recommend, and revise finished goods plans, as appropriate, to resolve the identified capacity issues and/or develop alternatives for upper management decisions. • Revise schedules, as necessary, to optimize efficiencies while maintaining target delivery performance. • Monitor and maintain MRP work orders for proper system planning • Works with the Sales Support Center on expedited and hotline type orders to assure customer satisfaction • Maintain open communications with Materials Planners, Manufacturing and Shipping regarding schedule changes so that proper component inventory requirements can be achieved. • Identify when labor routings need to be created for new products and maintain current labor routings. • Compiles system generated exception reports as defined by departmental procedures and objectives. • Supports ISO documentation. • Helps other Scheduler/Planner with part and floor issues as required. • Performs other duties as assigned.