Planner/Scheduler II

Benchmark Electronics Moorpark , CA 93020

Posted 2 days ago

Job Description:

Job Title

Planner/Scheduler II

Job ID(Requisition ID):
4510

Job Summary

Benchmark products and designs have been seen at the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and in Hollywood. America's women and men in uniform count on our technical skills to help ensure our country remains safe and our work is part of many of the commercial aircraft seen crisscrossing the skies. Products we engineer live inside some of the world's fastest computers and are saving lives every day in hospitals and surgical suites around the globe. Benchmark is a world-leading, top-10 EMS provider of integrated electronic manufacturing services with total revenues exceeding $2.5B and with employees in 7 countries on 3 continents offering everything from product development to regional PCB build including system level assembly in the United States, Mexico, South America, Europe and Asia. We provide service to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of computers and related products for business enterprises, medical devices, industrial control equipment (which includes equipment for the aerospace and defense industry), testing and instrumentation products, and telecommunication equipment, including Benchmark offers customers comprehensive and integrated design and manufacturing services from initial product design to volume production including direct order fulfillment and post-deployment services. Our precision technology manufacturing capabilities complement our proven electronic manufacturing expertise by providing further vertical integration of critical mechanical components. These capabilities include precision machining, advanced metal joining, assembly and functional testing for multiple industries including medical, instrumentation, aerospace and semiconductor capital equipment. Benchmark can provide specialized engineering services, including product design, printed circuit board layout, prototyping, automation and test development. We believe that we have developed strengths in the manufacturing process for large, complex, high-density printed circuit boards as well as the ability to manufacture high and low volume products in regions such as China, Malaysia, Mexico, Romania and Thailand. Our Moorpark, CA location is looking for a Planner/Scheduler. The Planner/Scheduler loads schedule and releases orders per schedule review process defined by Supply Chain Analyst. Monitors status of planned and released orders through shipment and invoice payment and expedites/resolves issues that delay schedules.

Essential Functions and Competencies

N/A

Qualifications / Education / Experience

  • Act as a key contact for receipt and entry of new orders, change orders and net change analysis from customers

  • Perform material and capacity analysis, work with Supply Chain Analyst to assist in establishing a production schedule for each order, and communicate/resolve issues related to discrepancies between the requested and promised due date

  • Acknowledge promised delivery date to customer and assist Supply Chain Analyst in resolution of issues related to discrepancies between the requested and promised due date

  • Process component and non-inventory order entries and invoices as needed

  • Contribute to planning functions and may make recommendations and/or decisions to support the Supply Chain Analyst

  • Communicate forecast and production schedule changes to Master Planner and Supply Chain supervisor

  • Analyze potential impact of forecast and production schedule changes on component procurement and production volume

  • Monitor material status on upcoming orders; Flag and release orders as daily release schedule is defined

  • Monitor all orders to assure timely completion to promise date and escalate/resolve issues that may prevent timely delivery of orders

  • Work with Production, Product Engineering, Kit pull, Shipping, and Purchasing for any issues related to priorities, holds, throughput or capacity issues, part shortages, or engineering changes on released orders

  • May participate on the Customer Team as the Planning Dept. representative to support department and business unit

  • Assist Supply Chain Management or Supply Chain Analyst, as needed, regarding development of or changes to Planning or Scheduling processes

  • Provide input or analysis to management of WIP, Finished Goods, and Component inventory levels in accordance with the Supply Chain Analyst

  • Work with Project Management, as assigned, to process project orders, track orders to completion, analyze project costs, and prepare and process project invoicing and closing

  • Work with Finance to investigate and resolve Accounts Receivable issues

  • All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.

  • Perform planning functions and make recommendations and/or decisions to support the Supply Chain Analyst

  • Provide mentorship for other schedulers in the department

  • Assist in driving key initiatives for process improvement

  • Perform 'scenario' analyses to aid in optimal scheduling, priorities and decision making

  • Communicate forecast and production schedule changes to Master Planner and Supply Chain analysts

  • Modify schedules, as appropriate, due to considerations of lot sizes, lead times, inventory levels, efficient timely production utilization, and subassembly merge with final assembly requirements

  • Act as a focal point for Production, Product Engineering, Kit pull, Shipping, and Purchasing for any issues related to priorities, holds, throughput or capacity issues, part shortages, or engineering changes on released orders

  • Participate on the Customer Team as the Planning Dept. representative; Support department, business unit, and divisional goals

  • Assist Supply Chain Management or Supply Chain Analyst, as needed, regarding development of or changes to Planning or Scheduling processes

  • Provide analysis and management of WIP, Finished Goods, and Component inventory levels in accordance with the Supply Chain Analyst

  • Act as the primary customer contact for all return issues as assigned; Process Return Material Authorization (RMA); Issue, return routing changes, return receipt and issue, return cost analysis, and tracking of returns through shipment and invoicing per defined guidelines

  • Assist other team members, as needed, to ensure customer needs are met

  • May provide mentorship to others in the planning activity

  • 2-4+ years of experience in planning and scheduling

  • Demonstrate understanding of the extended process of order receipt and entry, material procurement, order release, assembly, shipment and invoice payment

  • Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tools (Baan or equivalent) as they

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