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JR Planner

Company: Balance Staffing.
Location: Fremont
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Balance Staffing is seeking to hire a JR Planner to support our client, a full-service enclosure systems solution manufacturing plant locating in Fremont, CA. This facility produces low-to-mid volume New Product Introduction (NPI) runs to full-scale volume. The Fremont facility offers everything from small piece parts to fully integrated and tested systems. In addition, this location offers in-house painting capabilities and flexible logistics solutions in distribution, inventory management and hubbing, as well as repair services. Job Purpose: The Production Planner is responsible for production planning and coordinates production workflow for multiple products while prioritizing operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay. Will take a lead role in continuous improvement, product flow and capacity improvement to improve the overall efficiency of manufacturing.Job Requirements:Nature of Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes customer demand and optimize build plans for specific products, keeping materials and resource requirements.
  • Reviews new products/parts planning attributes and ensure they are correctly set up.
  • Reviews BOM structures and ensures that they align with manufacturing strategy.
  • Periodically reviews critical ERP planning attributes and keeps them aligned.
  • Review ECOs, prepare implementation plans, and actually implement them.
  • Releases required work orders in a timely manner and promptly closes them on completion after reconciling variances.
  • Follows up on materials shortages and production flow thru the plant to keep build plan on schedule.
  • Plans and directs Production and Inventory Control for Operations to ensure customer commits and Inventor objectives are met
  • Coordinates Operations planning process to ensure that there is material and capacity available to support both Customer commits and forecast
  • Directs the Inventory team to ensure that process controls are in place that will allow accurate Cycle counting
  • Coordinates the production team to ensure schedule and customer deliveries are met.
  • Works directly with Purchasing to insure purchased material is available to meet the scheduled requirements
  • Stays current with software development, provide on-site technical expertise for the ERP system and write ad-hoc reports as required
  • Identifies software procedural improvements to the Operations process to eliminate waste
  • Relays relevant information to management regarding material shortages, potential schedule interruptions, and possible equipment maintenance that would affect a smooth and timely production input
  • Analyzes customer demand information, forecast, orders, labor, and material availability and develop a flexible yet efficient master schedule
  • Reviews part availability including quality approval prior to scheduling
  • Manage the issuance of purchase orders as recommended by the planning system or as requested by management.
  • Manage PO approval process, PO revisions, supplier confirmation and storage of all purchase orders on a secured and shared site.
  • Manages supplier bidding process with the creation of RFQs submission to suppliers and summary returned information as requested by the Director of Manufacturing.
  • Controls Supplier's compliance to on-time delivery, terms and conditions, supply contracts and product specifications.
  • Participates as needed in the Product Specification creation/revision process and facilitates execution with suppliers.
  • Manage assigned products by maintaining or reducing costs of product components, packaging, and finished goods Education and Experience:
    • 2 years of related Materials Planner experience; preferably in a contract manufacturing environment.
    • Bachelor's degree in Business or Industrial Engineering preferred.
    • Good understanding of critical ERP planning attributes.
    • Hands-on experience in ECO planning and Implementation.
    • Good working knowledge of Oracle or similar ERP software with regards to planning.
    • Intermediate or Advanced level of experience in Excel. Balance Staffing is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.

Keywords: Balance Staffing., Fremont , JR Planner, Other , Fremont, California

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