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Production and Material Control Planner / Scheduler - Columbia, MD

Job Description:

Job Title: Production and Material Control Planner / Scheduler
Job Location: Columbia, MD
Primary Function:

  • Coordinate, control and expedite all material, services, and paperwork necessary for the completion of assigned complex electronic assemblies and projects in production or field support.  
  • Create, follow, and work through complex issues related to shop Work Orders, Design / Drawing Review and Release, Engineering Change Notices, Nonconformance Reports, and Purchase Orders.  
  • Work as a team with Engineering, Programs, Manufacturing, Logistics, Accounting, Purchasing, and local suppliers to accomplish daily activities.  
Job Description:
  • Process authorizing documents releasing material to Production for assigned programs while working within detailed and high level program schedules.  
  • Review stock status, generate work orders and purchase requisitions for material needed to complete assigned tasks.  
  • Perform follow-up activities to expedite documentation, parts, and assemblies through appropriate internal operations across multiple departments, as well as external vendor sources.  
  • Evaluate and take action to clear any shortages that arise during the production cycle.  
  • Resolve any additional problems affecting production including advance RN’s, releases with shortages, or manufacturing problems.  
  • Coordinate with other departments such as, Logistics, Engineering, Quality, Customer Service, Purchasing, Accounting, and the Program office any action required to complete assigned tasks.
  • Organize documentation related to assigned tasks for ease of tracking.  
  • Prepare and maintain work to insure availability for further interpretation and use as required.  Initiate any appropriate reports or status of progress.   
  • Research, coordinate, control and expedite all Engineering Change Notices (ECN) to material and process work necessary for the implementation of these RNs into production and field support.  
  • Determine break-in point for RNs by review stock status, Work In Process (WIP), and fielded items.
  • Coordinate work on fast moving programs with multiple Planners by keeping organized the status of each build and its assigned use.  
  • Assure that enough units are in the Production pipeline to satisfy customer demand.  
  • Must be able to multi-task across multiple programs and keep track of each assigned task and provide status at a moment’s notice.  
  • Create detailed multi-program production schedules by gathering input from Production, Engineering, Program Office and/or other departments as required. Once created, monitor, update, publish and present.  
  • Assist in coordinating material control functions as they apply to various other departments.
  • Create spend plans and complete EVMS performance percent completes for assigned tasks.  
  • Assist in quoting efforts for assigned tasks.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business related degree is acceptable.
  • Minimum of five years in Production Planning or other type of Production Coordination role, preferably in a low volume, custom electronic manufacturing environment.
  • Be able to demonstrate understanding of the production flow in a manufacturing environment.
  • Electronic and/or Mechanical background preferred.
Computer Background: 
  • Proficient with MS Excel, MS Project, MS PowerPoint, and MS Word required.  
  • Experience with an MRP or ERP system, preferably Costpoint, is required.  
  • Experience with PDXpert or other Configuration Database is a plus.  
  • Must be able to learn new software with ease and be proficient within a short period of time.

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Columbia, MD
United States of America

Engineering / Engineering

Job Type:
Temp Position
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Posted Date:3/7/2019



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Job Title: Production and Material Control Planner / Scheduler

Location: Columbia, MD

Job Type: Temp Position

Reference ID: 358687

Posted Date: 3/7/2019

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