Production Planner - Aerospace/Defense in Santa Clarita, CA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 2/18/2021

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Job Description

JobID: 382538

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is teamed with a leader in the defense and commercial markets, and our client is currently seeking a fulltime Production Planner to support a high reliability product manufacturing team.  

 Summary of Job Scope:

  • 3-5+ years of previous production planning experience. 
  • Experience in an aerospace and/or defense is a plus.  
  • Manufacturing processes knowledge is highly desired.
  • Must have expert knowledge of lot sizing, material planning and production scheduling.
  • Plan, schedule, release and manage purchase, interplant orders and work orders.
  • Works with internal/external suppliers to resolve material issues, including shortages, urgent customer demands, etc.
  • Quotes deliveries for sales requests.
  • Provide communication between internal departments to maintain the flow of materials.
  • Monitor production delay and review shortage reports for future demands.
  • Maintain/analyze planning parameters, including lead times, order quantities, etc. 
  • Review/analyze/implement replenishment targets to support pull system.
  • Participate in capacity review meetings with internal and external teams and suppliers.
  • Actively balance manufacturing capacity with the demands.
  • Monitor/maintain inventory levels and update in MRP system (i.e. SAP).
  • Familiarity with CI and Lean concepts. 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. 
  • High level of detail orientation and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at the same time.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills, including MS Word and Excel.
  • Bachelors degree is a plus.
  • Association of Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) certification is preferred.

Location:  Greater Los Angeles, CA Area

Duration:  Direct Hire position



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