Prod Planner & Control 2

General Dynamics Wilkes Barre , PA 18701

Posted 2 months ago

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Prod Planner & Control 2


Job ID: 2022-16372

Type: Full Time

of Openings:


Category: Manufacturing and Production



The Production Planner & Control 2 is responsible for control of materials and work-in-progress, for providing accurate and timely production data and inventory counts and for generating production schedules.


  • Responsible for setting a clear target by using the Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) system to create and communicate a production plan to meet the customers needs.

  • Release shop orders to the floor and monitor the flow of products thru the entire production cycle. Prepare and release any needed rework shop orders.

  • Analyze data to identify opportunities to make process improvements to optimize efficiency and create regular statistical reports, analysis and distribute to all stakeholders.

  • Plan, replenish and manage materials and new requisitions to support the production plan and ensure no line down impact.

  • Work with Engineering and Quality Assurance to ensure Bill of Materials (BOM) and routing data accuracy and ensure timely disposition for re-scheduling.

  • Coordinate the transfer of inventory to GD-OTS locations to cover potential shortages.

  • Develop and maintain effective feedback mechanisms for timely problem resolution while monitoring all direct material activity to insure timely material availability.

  • Support and collaborate cross functionally as assigned and/or required.


  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Business Administration, Logistics or related field.

  • Valid State Drivers License. Lean Certification preferred.

  • 3 or more years in a production control position as either production planning, master scheduling, production supervision, or inventory control.

  • MRP/ERP experience, IFS or SAP a plus.

  • Data mining, report development and analysis skills.

  • Microsoft Office including Word, Access, Excel, Outlook.

  • Palm Device and ERP.

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Prod Planner & Control 2

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