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Senior Planner

San Diego, CA 92101
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Job Summary

The Senior Production Planner will plan and schedule all work orders to launch sales order demands to the production floor in support of established product lead-times and on time delivery targets. In addition, ensure inventory management of all work in process and finished goods inventories are managed. Serves as the primary liaison between production and order administration/sales, and full command for maintenance of the MRP and scheduling system.

Roles & Responsibilities

This position has responsibility for:

  • Develop and implement the production schedule for the manufacturing work cell and purchasing function taking into consideration available capacity, material availability, customer order requirements, best production order sequence and financial targets established in SIOP for revenue.
  • Maintain and prioritize queues within the work cell dispatch center, issuing kit releases in support of build schedules and ensuring proper transfer of completed assemblies with WIP to next level assembly or finished goods.
  • Review material/purchase order due dates to ensure late deliveries are expedited in accordance with production schedule requirements. Verify status of components and delinquent material, maintaining shortage records.
  • Provide input and oversight of routings and planning bills of material (BOM's) in support of material resource planning (MRP) requirements.
  • Research, analyze and interpret sales, bookings and backlog data; documenting and reporting status, root causes, and/or recommended corrective actions to management as necessary.
  • Provide direction to purchasing with regard to part number specific supply chain strategies and urgency.
  • Coordinate and expedite the flow of parts, sub-assemblies, and material to work cells to ensure production schedule and customer commitments are met.
  • Chair daily production status meeting, reporting standard product lead-times.
  • Communicate forecast changes or deviations where appropriate to aid in the development or modification of material strategies and procurement plans that support plans and schedules.
  • Analyze inventory for slow moving, non-moving, excess or obsolete items and coordinate reduction activities. Also analyze inventory variances and suggest/follow up on corrective actions to ensure avoidance of stock-outs or excess materials.
  • Administer timely disposition of material and implementation of changes according to engineering change orders and end-of-life plans, minimizing exposure to excess and obsolete material.
  • Work as member of continuous improvement project teams, including visual factory floor controls, 5S, and lean enterprise solutions.

Competency Requirements

In order to perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Working with ambiguity - Achieves forward progress in the face of poorly defined situations and/or unclear goals; able to work effectively with limited or partial information
  • Critical thinking - Skilled at finding logical flaws in arguments and plans; identifies problems and solutions that others might miss; provides detailed insight and constructive criticism into problems and complex situations
  • Drive for results - Aggressively pursues challenging goals and objectives; will to put in considerable time and effort to accomplish objectives; takes a highly focused, goal driven approach toward work
  • Making Accurate Judgments and Decisions - Bases decisions on a systematic review of relevant facts and information; avoids making assumptions or rushing to judgment; provides clear rationale for decisions

Minimum Qualifications (Experience and Skills)

  • 5 years experience in manufacturing, production control/planning, materials management or related discipline.
  • Familiarity with material requirement planning tools (MRP), with advanced working knowledge of master scheduling principals and application.
  • Strong understanding of supply chain management concepts including, two-bin replacement models and re-order point models.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office applications, with spreadsheet capabilities, including mathematical formulas, data reporting and charting

Preferred Qualifications
  • Understanding and experience with materials transactions, including back-flush methodologies

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in planning, manufacturing, production control or related discipline.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 30 pounds.

AMETEK is a highly technical manufacturing company made up of 40 industry leading companies. Our mission is to solve our customers' most challenging problems with differentiated technology solutions. We employ 18,000 colleagues in more than 30 countries. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit www.ametek.com for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-16
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