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Planner - Entry Level at Howmet Aerospace

Planner - Entry Level

Howmet Aerospace Torrance, CA Full-Time
* Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in business or engineering
* 1 year of planning experience preferred
* Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
* This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

General Summary:

Responsible for planning and implementing the production schedule for the various product lines. Coordinate multiple activities to assure on-time delivery, production and inventory goals are met. Maintain a minimum of inventory to support the production schedules. Team with the Manufacturing Supervisor, Production Leaders and support personnel to assure that AFS-Torrance customer needs are met. The Master Scheduler develops, analyzes and adjusts material capacity plans in coordination with production schedules. The plans are to be consistent with business objectives while maximizing customer service and minimizing inventory investment.

Specific Responsibilities:

* Coordinate all raw material replenishments, monitor and manage capacity requirements and work closely with sales and marketing to develop a plan that best services our customers. Direct planners in the scheduling/planning of production to meet customer quality and on-time delivery needs.
* Interface with other departments (Shipping, Processing, Engineering, Quality) to resole problems with timely delivery or disposition of rejection notices.
* Develops, communicates and monitors performance to the unit production goals to provide the basis for key operational decisions. Monitors stocking performance of inventory items to ensure optimum service levels for both.
* Provides customer service with accurate estimations of booked capacity to allow accurate quoting of customer lead-times
* Responsible for maintaining planning parameters of material.
* Reconciles confliction objectives in the Master Planner Systems in order to insure customer service, acceptable inventory levels, and maximizes production efficiency.
* Assist Sales Department in developing Customer Order Promising to support achievement of sales objectives.
* Provide input to management, Production and Engineering to reschedule in case of design changes, labor and material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions

Experience and Background:

* Facilitate continual improvement. Take initiative to resolve planning issues without supervision's direction. Willingly participate with production teams to resolve production and planning issues.
* Perform other tasks as needed in support of manufacturing operations, customers and suppliers.
* Knowledge of production planning, inventory management, JIT concepts and MRP also required
* Expert in Excel
* Must be capable of running Master level plans from QAD
* Well developed communication skills are utilized to interact with all levels inside and outside the facility.

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