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Production Control Planner

Phoenix, AZ 85001

Job Number: 397029

Job Description

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is a nationally recognized professional staffing and recruiting firm that is currently looking for a Production Control Planner with 3-5 years’ experience. This is a Direct hire opportunity with an Electronic Sensors company in Phoenix, AZ.

Shift: 6:00 AM-3:00 PM

Pay Rate: $98K

Job Description:
The employee assists in developing schedules and determining priority of manufacturing jobs for a single department or group of departments, seeing that various parts and assemblies needed for fulfillment of different contracts are produced according to schedule. Working from the schedule and from planning documents, plans jobs to support customer deliveries.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Support scheduling and determining priority of manufacturing jobs for a single department or group of departments towards establishing a pull system; ability to respond well to changes in demand
  • Support NPD projects to ensure higher win rates and timely execution through proper planning and cross-functional collaboration and communication
  • Creating and maintaining detailed master production and material plans for the product line to use in driving Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and planning production capacity to support SOP
  • Runs and controls MRP in order to guarantee the required production flexibility and reach the targeted inventory levels
  • Analyzes plans, planning documents, modification planning data, in order to apply proper time spans for processing materials, parts, and assemblies and to meet required delivery dates.
  • Reschedules work flow to reflect shifting priorities of departmental loading for determination of whether overtime, staffing level changes, or subcontracting are required.
  • Coordinates with purchasing to obtain and schedule materials based on backlog and production schedules. Identifies and communicates shortages for the entire backlog over a frozen period (depending on the area)
  • Coordinates with Operations to resolve difficulties related to shop loading; also works in concert with Procurement as needed to facilitate inventory levels and optimization initiatives
  • Manages raw materials inventory levels; drives and maintains inventory accuracy through cycle count based on ABC grouping of part numbers.
  • Follows and audits the physical progress of materials or goods to insure conformance to schedule
  • Provides status of orders to customer service and management.
  • Develop and maintain necessary records and documentation in compliance with ISO system requirements
  • Works as a liaison between Procurement and Assembly, Machine Shop and Assembly and Procurement and Engineering/ Production to maintain an uninterrupted flow of required materials.
  • Performs tasks equal to or exceeding established standards while keeping quality up to acceptable standards.
  • Works overtime, and travels as required.
  • Supports Operations and Quality in critical areas as required or when available

Skills and Requirements:
  • Applicant must be ITAR compliant
  • Ability to react to changes productively and perform other essential tasks as assigned
  • Be team oriented and possess flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to read, write and follow written and verbal instructions in English
  • Good understanding of, and experience with inventory management, Kanban systems, safety stock, cycle count
  • Thorough and in-depth knowledge of ERP Systems (Syteline would be a plus), Master Production Scheduling, Production Planning, and Capacity Planning
  • Good understanding and experience with backward and forward scheduling
  • Effective time management skills
  • Communicate effectively and respectfully with all levels of the organization
  • Work consistently to meet the Company’s objectives and traveling as required
  • Conduct themselves in a professional business-like and civil manner
  • Continuous improvement focus
  • Availability, flexibility, and maturity to represent the Company
  • Manual dexterity to safely and proficiently operate company office equipment
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods in front of a computer as necessary
  • Proficiency with typical Microsoft tools including Excel, Outlook, Access; advanced skills in Excel a must

** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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