Job Summary: Plans and prepares production materials, travelers, and work orders. Evaluates shortages and notifies of any potential problem if required.
Duties: On a daily basis reviews material availability in ERP/MRP system to plan actions in support of production releases to MPS schedule; Responsible for reviewing requirement for production’s master schedule (12wks out) and reviewing current forecast for corresponding items; Plans, prepares, issues, and controls production orders and material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials and production orders to meet production requirements; Reviews shortages in existing backlogs and advises management when on-time order delivery is in jeopardy; Confirms and releases work orders including verification of material availability and reissuance of materials based on unexpected yield variances; Prepares and issues production paperwork ,revises and reschedules shop orders in LN when necessary; Works with Production supervisor on a daily basis to monitor status and scheduling in order to obtain on-time delivery of products; Coordinate with production any changes to schedules; Directs or instructs expeditor of products that are required to be sent to finished goods shipment or required follow up for any products; Reviews procured items and releases expedite request to purchasing if material is required urgently; Coordinates sub-contracted orders and creates all required paperwork; Requests physical counts of raw material and work in process (WIP) inventory, identifying and solving inventory variances; Works with all teams involve ensuring timely assessment of failed product in incoming Inspection or Production inspection and addresses any planning related issues; Works with department personnel including Material Handlers, production and buyers resolving material availability issues as they arise; Works with warehouse in order to expedite release of items into the production floor; Reviews and takes any actions requested from MRB findings and squawks; Works with Development Planning group in order to support any required actions related to new Engineering Drawings or any Design Changes; Inputs data into various systems and creates/prepares reports for production planning or customer meetings.
Experience: 1-3 years experience in production planning are required.
● Entry level job with little or no prior relevant work experience
● Acquires basic skills to perform routine tasks
● Work is prescribed and completed with little autonomy
● Works with either close supervision or under clearly defined procedures
Education: College degree is preferred (Preferably a degree in Supply Chain management or related field) or comparable experience).
Other Skills:Windows Operating system and Windows Office proficiency is required; Knowledge in Drawing Applications and understanding of drawings is required. Solid understanding of Production Planning and Production Scheduling best practices and principles is required.
Material Requirements Planning
Supply Chain Management