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Sr. Planner

Milpitas, CA 95035

Job Function: Project Management Job Number: 401250

Job Description

Johnson Service Group is looking for a Sr. Planner for one of our Clients in Milpitas.  One would be responsible for production scheduling, validating documents and tooling for production readiness, deviation processing, work order processing, statusing material for clear to build schedule which includes the function of expediting open purchase orders, and running MRP.

  • Processing customer purchase orders
  • Order backlog maintenance
  • Delivery note confirmation
  • Manage all existing as well as develop, propose, and implement new Planning processes, systems, and procedures as deemed necessary.
  • Attend customer focus team meetings to plan for customer requirements within the manufacturing.
  • Work with procurement team to expedite open PO’s for scheduled WOs.
  • Overall responsible for leadership of all phases of management for the internal work orders to support existing customer orders; includes interfacing with all internal partners and staff to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Coordinate the efforts of cross-functional departments as required to ensure that programs are run within the requirements of the customer needs.
  • Participation of improvement and development measures to reduce costs and gain efficiencies for all areas of responsibility
  • Interface and support internal customers (program management, production, quality, engineering, etc,)
  • Possess SAP proficiency for area of responsibility.
  • Interacts with internal and external customers and colleagues, and other functional areas.
  • Supports the Quality Management system including conformance to ISO based registrations and controls for the facility business plan based upon targeted market sectors.
  • Manages conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment, as well as partners with business executives and operations leaders in order to develop appropriate solutions.
  • Prepares activity reports and other data input as required
  • May include odd hour teleconferences with global facilities.

  • Possess five to seven (5-7) years of experience in a Planner or production control position at a contract manufacturing company.
  • Possess an Bachelors’ Degree in a related field or equivalent training and experience
  • Possess strong analytical, communication, listening, and interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to individuals from multi-cultural backgrounds, and build trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results, at all levels within the organization.
  • Possess conflict resolution skills, and ability to apply techniques at all levels of the organization.
  • Possess a high level of integrity in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Must be self-directed, dependable, and motivated with excellent relationship and time management skills.
  • Must be able to learn various software systems quickly.
  • Understands the competitive dynamics in electronic manufacturing services and NPI process.
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment, as well as partnering with business executives and operations leaders in order to develop appropriate solutions.
  • Develop and maintain courteous and effective working relationships with clients, vendors, and representatives of external organizations.
  • Proficient with PC-based software including SAP and Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Strong, effective organizational skills required; detail oriented; ability to multitask
  • Strong, effective organizational skills required; detail- and data oriented; ability to multitask
  • Possess excellent communication skills in both verbal and written form
  • Ability to read, and interpret engineering instructions, schematics, technical procedures, and various reports
  • Ability to keep accurate documentation
  • Possess a high level of integrity in handling confidential and sensitive information
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and employees;
  • Maintain courteous, professional and effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Available to work the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks.  Must be available (especially during regular business hours or shifts) to communicate with subordinates, supervisors, customers, vendors, and any other person or organization with whom interaction is required to accomplish work and goals.

Salary starting at $90k DOE
** 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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