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Production Planner

Location : Union NJ US 07083
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 20924-JF-DF1
Compensation : 70000.00 - 90000.00 USD/YEAR
Start Date : 02/25/2022
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3
Required Education : BS Engineering
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Defense - Aerospace

Job Description :

  • Permanent position for a Production Planner with project management experience to develop production plans and schedules for manufacturing operations to meet contractual commitments to customers.

  • Review sales orders to identify customer specified contractual requirements for orders, delivery, quality and other specifications.

  • Identify material requirements through Bills of Material (BOM) and assembly specifications.

  • Compile and prepare material requirement plans (MRP) in the form of Microsoft Project Reports.

  • Prepare orders for inventory issuing requisitions for new and special-order materials.

  • Determine make/buy activities for in-house and subcontract machining of parts, etc.

  • Plan, enter, schedule and prepare production work order packages.

  • Correlate planning and provide preliminary information with the Machine Shop.

  • Compile and prepare material requirement orders for inventory.

  • Review and verify Shop Order specifications, detail routings, number of pieces, release date, shipping date, etc. for released Work Orders.

  • Revise and reschedule orders to compensate for rush order priorities, material shortages, vendor rejections, failure to deliver to plan or customer cancellations.

  • Establish manufacturing lead time on regular orders to meet delivery commitments.

  • Communicate and prepare reports to keep the Sales Department posted on order status to facilitate accurate and timely responses to Customer inquiries.

  • Maintain reference files and records pertinent to project, standard work and miscellaneous procedures.

  • Work with Production Control Manager, Contracts, Inventory Control, Purchasing, Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality Control to achieve production goals.

  • Report irregularities to the Production Control Manager and assist in corrective measures.

  • Route and expedite materials, components, blueprints, etc., between departments to conform to scheduled manufacturing routings and assembly operations.

  • Responsible for planning the project, implementing the project, controlling the project and evaluating the project.

  • Responsible for accurate planning data in ERP system.

Required Qualifications :

  • BS Engineering preferred.

  • Minimum 3 years of production planning experience in an Automotive, Aerospace or Manufacturing production environment.

  • Familiarity with production control systems, products, components and materials, manufacturing procedures, etc.

  • Experience with SAP or Epicor for MRP / ERP.

  • APICS Certification is a plus.

  • Knowledge of project management concepts.

  • Project management experience is preferred.

  • Proficient in MS Excel, Experience with MS Project desired.

Contact: Diana Ferrarini

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