Work With Us Careers Production Planner

Job Post Date:

Aug 29, 2018


Carlsbad, CA


Production Planning and Inventory Control

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Work with Manufacturing Engineers to create travelers, and work instructions from
engineering drawings and BOM's.
• Work with Manufacturing, Test, and QA to ensure all required operations and steps
are included.
• Examine documents, materials, and products, and monitor work processes, in
order to assess completeness, accuracy, and conformance to standards and
• Confer with department supervisors and other personnel to assess progress and
discuss needed changes.
• Revise associated inputs to production schedules when required due to design
changes, labor or material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions, collaborating
with management, marketing, sales, production, and engineering.
• Review the checklist in the production folders, sign and print labels and travelers
as required.
• Monitor all jobs on production floor (using the production schedule) to know the
o Status of completion (i.e. how many completed, how many remain to be built, how
many are in WIP).
o Discuss any reoccurring problems on the production floor with the Production
Assembly and Test Supervisors and bring potential solutions to the discussion.
• As jobs are being completed, complete the following:
o Confirm Production Supervisor and/or their designee has verified folder
documentation is completed and accurate (i.e. Traveler, Test Data, Requisition
forms, Engineering Drawings)
o Folder review shall be completed within 2 days from when the last unit is shipped.
o Confirm with Production Assembly Supervisor Production Kit has been returned to
the stockroom.
o Coordinate job closure in Epicor w/ accounting
• Work with IT implementing items in Epicor as they pertain to production issues ie.
Travelers, job status, ect.
• Continue working with Production Assembly and Test areas to maintain and update
travelers as needed.
• Monitor progress on shipped items with QA and shipping and support the Epicor
electronic travelers.
• Maintain/monitor QAP’s and work instructions pertaining to production.
• Continue to issue TCO’s for the release of Epicor Travelers.
• Maintain close security and protect the company’s assets from damage, including
test equipment and tools.
• Ensure that the policies and practices of the Employee Handbook are followed
within the department.
• Maintain job status tracking in Epicor.
• Review and sign ECN’s for material in Work In Progress (WIP). Disposition WIP
as required by ECN. (Production Planner may sign and disposition material in
stock as well).
• Ensure company compliance in accordance with AS9100.
• Accept other duties and tasks as assigned by manager.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or five plus years related experience and/or training in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organizations.

Math Ability:
Ability to add, subtract, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

Computer Skills:
MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Internet software, E-mail and Epicor MRP system a plus.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee may be required to sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs; close vision, distance vision, depth perception and visibility to adjust focus; verbal communication; travel via car and airplane to client implementations; training and onsite visits.

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