Senior Planner

Fullerton, CA 92835 | Contract

Post Date: 03/06/2018 Job ID: HQ3018 Industry: Technical Pay Rate: Market
Basic Function
The Senior Planner will coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials for their assigned product
line between departments with an established production schedule.
Essential functions
  • Manage new product development and plan for new product releases.
  • Review and distribute production, work, and shipment schedules per Mapix system prompts and analytical judgment.
  • Confer with purchasing, engineering, customer service, program managers, quality, and the manufacturing department to determine progress of work and completion dates.
  • Compile reports on progress of work, inventory levels, costs, and production problems.
  • Compile information, such as production rates and progress, materials inventories, materials used, and customer information, so that status reports can be completed.
  • Communicate priorities with other personnel, vendors, and customers service to coordinate production and shipping activities, and to resolve complaints or eliminate delays.
  • Revise production schedules when required due to design changes, backlogs, or other interruptions; collaborating with management, production, and engineering.
  • Examine documents, materials, and products, and monitor work processes, in order to assess completeness, accuracy, and conformance to standards and specifications.
  • Consistently work with the in-house MRP/Mapix system
  • Meet as required with the buyer to ensure that Purchase Orders are placed on time and to ensure on-dock date required by the system to support production.
  • Provide all monthly, weekly and daily shop and assembly requirements to the Materials Manager, Manufacturing Manager and appropriate Leads.
  • Assist production managers with work order prioritization of processes and shop requirements. Support the Sales Administration Group in Customer Status and Service on an as needed basis. Perform other duties as assigned.

    Two Roads is an Equal Opportunity Employer: EEO/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability
  • Qualifications
    Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, and
    costs. Advanced working knowledge of MRP/Mapix and its elements. Advanced knowledge of producing products through procurement; the shop fioor, outside processing, and assembly.

    Experience: A bachelor's degree and/or five (5) to seven (7) years of Planning experience in a
    manufacturing environment.

    Skills/Aptitudes: Ability to frequently interface with all levels of employees mainly assembly leads
    and the manufacturing floor. Ability to use sound judgment and decision-making when considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions. Ability to prioritize projects and deadlines. Ability to manage time effectively

    Working Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather
    conditions prevalent at the time and an air-conditioned and heated office. The noise level in the office is moderate. The factory floor is in the same building as the office and the noise level is high.

    They run on EPICOR MRP system

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