Production Planner

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The Material Planner’s primary function is to coordinate with Engineering, Production, Purchasing and Customer Service insuring integrity of the planning, scheduling and control functions within the MRP system, resulting in a smooth flow of product arriving on-time at the customer’s dock. The Material Planner must become a “power user” of the MRP system.

Responsibilities for Production Planner:

  • Provides and monitors the schedule for the manufacturing areas.
  • Advises the Purchasing Manager and Production Manager of shortages/delays that may impact the schedule.
  • Coordinate with Production to release orders to manufacturing in a timely manner with all required documentation included in the shop packet worksheet package.
  • Verify all manufacturing revisions are current to the customer requirements.
  • Notify Materials Manager and Customer Service if forecast cannot be attained.
  • Handles the release and management of all sub contract orders through production.
  • Coordinates interdepartmental priorities:
  • Customer Service
  • Quality Control Inspection
  • Receiving Inspection
  • Manufacturing
  • Purchasing for procurement of parts and services
  • Engineering for processes, tooling, prints and changes 
  • Inventory Control
  • Evaluates activity of Inventory Control to assure the accuracy of MRP.
  • Supports Inventory Control to assure the release of manufacturing orders in a timely manner.
  • Inputs data as required using the current manufacturing software system.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief to help equalize and balance workloads.

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