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Production Planner

Job Description

  • Responsible for planning and scheduling the manufacturing of components to ensure minimum safety stock levels are maintained and customer shipment needs are met.
  • Determine material requirements utilizing MRP data and recommend purchasing or manufacturing of components as necessary.
  • Provide assistance with coordinating subcontract work for both assembly and machining.
  • Communicate with production departments special order requirements, completion date changes, or schedule updates as necessary.
  • Identify and resolve problems with meeting production demands.
  • Advise management on problems with work in process, material availability, or other production issues as necessary.
  • Recommend and implement changes to planning parameters as necessary to coincide with changing economic conditions, inventory goals, and overall sales demand.
  • Complete various planning and vendor reports utilizing Epicor data and Excel spreadsheets.

Experience Requirements

  • A minimum of 10 years of planning experience utilizing a MRP information system.
  • Knowledge and understanding of machining and electronics processes and terminology.
  • Basic understanding of continuous improvement and lean manufacturing concepts.
  • Must possess excellent attention and respect for detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Work, Excel, Outlook) and Windows environment.
  • Proven professional qualities including strong initiative, integrity, and the desire / ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Promote a positive, professional atmosphere and support activities that enhance the welfare and morale of Beck employees.
  • Promote and ensure a safe working environment by demonstrating consistent adherence to Beck safety policies.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field.

Physical Requirements

  • Office environment requiring ability to stand, sit, and walk for extended periods.
  • Speak and listen to others in person and over the phone.
  • Use keyboard and read from computer, screen and reports
  • Work environment includes regular exposure to manufacturing areas that require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses and hearing protection.

Harold Beck & Sons Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer