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Production Planner

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Posted: 09/05/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Project Management Job Number: 18830

Position Title:  Production Planner

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, California.

Job Requirements:
  • Acts on Sales Order releases, action and exception messages from the company ERP system.
  • Plans and manages production schedules to meet customer delivery requirements and best utilize the company’ s production capacity.
  • Analyzes sales order releases with respect to capacity planning and material requirements.
  • Monitors inventory levels, schedules and availability of selected item, either manufactured or purchased, to meet production schedules.
  • Completes shipping information and delivery date input during sale order reviews.
  • Reviews work in process material transactions from production floor.
  • Reviews sales orders against current requirements using the material requirement planning report – forecast consumption.
  • Interfaces with manufacturing personnel, the purchasing and supervisors on material status and production planning issues.
  • Prepares selected management reports.
  • ERP System development and management

Job Qualifications:
  • BS or BA Degree in Business or Operations/Industrial Engineering Preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience working in a start-up environment.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience with ERP production planning, control, and execution systems (QAD preferred).
  • Minimum five (5) years in a manufacturing environment with a medical device manufacturer.
  • Proven understanding and familiarity with Lean Manufacturing environment processes and previous involvement in business process improvement tools and methodologies.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent reading, writing and math skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities and work under pressure to meet schedule deadlines.
  • Must be a self-starter and team player with the able to work with minimal supervision.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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