Pro Comp Suspension
TITLE: Production Planner and Scheduler LOCATION: Chula Vista, CADEPARTMENT: ManufacturingREPORTS TO: Production Manager JOB SUMMARY:The Production Planner and Scheduler will be responsible to follow established production schedules which maximize output in accordance with established priorities. The Production Planner and Scheduler reviews production schedules and confers with appropriate person to determine materials overdue, location and\/or state of completion of materials. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Plans and schedules workflow for each department and operation according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead timesPlans sequence of fabrication, assembly, installation, and other manufacturing operations for guidance of production workersCommunicates with purchasing department to resolve potential or realized material issues shortagesConfers with department supervisors to determine status of assigned projectsExpedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditionsPartners with suppliers to expedite parts and achieve production requirementsPrepares production reportsCreates laser nests, laser and production work orders, creates and receives purchase ordersSupports lean philosophy and participates in lean functions\/kaizen eventsPerforms other duties as assigned SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:4-year degree preferred, preferably in Operations Management, Business, or related field3 years of prior production planning, scheduling and production control experience in a manufacturing facility requiredAbove average math skills; at least college level math, statistics, and\/or algebra requiredThorough knowledge of how an ERP System operates regarding the following modules: Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Master Production Scheduling (MPS), Inventory Management (IM), Production Control and Costing (PCC), Product Data Management (PDM), and Purchasing ModulesGeneral knowledge of an Advance Planning System, and the concepts of such a system, and how it relates to an ERP SystemStrong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skillsThinks outside the box, challenges work processes, and helps to create the vision while keeping safety at the forefrontProficient in Microsoft Excel and Access in order to perform miscellaneous analyses as requiredWORKING CONDITIONS:Manufacturing environment. May be exposed to moderate temperature changesTAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pro Comp Suspension