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Production Planning Specialist

HKA Enterprises Windsor Locks Contractor
$39.88/ hour
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·       The Production Planner will be the focal point for the execution of daily activities to deliver high quality, highly engineered development and production hardware on-time to its customers.

·       Will be responsible for the timely performance of various manufacturing tasks ranging from requirements planning through the shipment of deliverables in support of NASA and DoD Programs.

·       Interface with cross-functional IPD to ensure schedules are adhered to with proper sense of urgency to achieve customer delivery requirements

·       Monitor production schedules and advance materials through assembly and test operations

·       Proactively identify and mitigate risks associated with the execution of production plans

·       Release production orders, compile historical build folders, and assemble hardware kits in support of 100% on-time starts

·       Coordinate the utilization of outside processes and the shipment of hardware to customers

·       Conduct root cause analysis when goals are not met and initiate corresponding corrective actions

·       Initiate and support process improvement initiatives



·       Associate’s /Bachelor's Degree preferred.

·       Experience in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering disciplines preferred

·       Experience in Planning, Supply Chain, Procurement, Manufacturing, Operations, or a related field

·       Self-directed

·       Strong planning and organization skills with ability to be adaptable to changing priorities and assignments

·       Manage daily tasks and come back with solid results / solutions

·       Ability to read engineering drawings

·       Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, verbally and in writing, to individuals at all levels and to cross-functional groups

·       Knowledge of ACE and/or Lean Six Sigma is encouraged.

·       US Citizenship required

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HKA Enterprises is a multinational firm with more than 40 years of experience providing premier workforce solutions to blue-chip industry leaders. Key services include contingent labor staffing, direct hire, payroll services, and more for the aerospace and defense, architecture and engineering, automotive, construction, information technology, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and shipbuilding industries.

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