Arconic Carson , CA 90745
Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for a Production Planner who is responsible for planning, requisitioning, and the success of the assigned product line. The incumbent will translate sales orders and forecasts into attainable production plans consistent with specified company operational and financial goals.
Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value. Arconic Fastening Systems, a business unit of Arconic, holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we're the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners. Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines. Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFS employs over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 31 locations.
Production Planner I Essential Functions:
Responsible for planning and implementing the production schedule for the various product lines. Coordinate multiple activities to assure on-time delivery, production and inventory goals are met. Maintain a minimum of inventory to support the production schedules. Team with the Manufacturing Supervisor, Production Leaders and support personnel to assure that AFS-Carson customer needs are met. The Planner develops, analyzes and adjusts material capacity plans in coordination with productions schedules. The plans are to be consistent with business objectives while maximizing customer service and minimizing inventory investment.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Coordinate all raw material replenishments, monitor and manage capacity requirements and work closely with sales and marketing to develop a plan that best services our customers
Direct planners in the scheduling/planning of production to meet customer quality and on-time delivery needs
Supervise planners in the areas of personnel actions in compliance with company policies
Interface with other departments (Shipping, Processing, Engineering, Quality) to resolve problems with timely delivery or disposition of rejection notices
Facilitate continual improvement. Take initiative to resolve planning issues without supervision's direction. Willingly participate with production teams to resolve production and planning issues
Perform other tasks as needed in support of manufacturing operations, customers and suppliers
Develops, communicates and monitors performance to the unit production goals to provide the basis for key operational decisions
Monitors stocking performance of inventory items to ensure optimum service levels for both
Provides customer service with accurate estimations of booked capacity to allow accurate quoting of customer lead-times
Responsible for maintaining planning parameters of material.
Reconciles confliction objectives in the Master Planner Systems to insure customer service, acceptable inventory levels, and maximizes production efficiency
Monitor and reports performance to Master Planner to eliminate variances.
Assist Sales Department in developing Customer Order Promising to support achievement of sales objectives
Provide input to management, Production and Engineering to reschedule in case of design changes, labor and material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions
Insures that the demand input is in balance with capacity to provide an achievable Master Planner
Work in a safe manner that promotes the health and well-being of the individual and the environment
Comply with all EHS rules and regulations and supervisory instructions.
Report all incidents including injuries, spills, fires, property damage, and near misses to their supervisor
Pursuing Bachelor's or Master's degree in Operations Management or similar background
Graduating in Winter 2018 or Spring/Summer 2019
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
APICS Certification preferred
2 years work experience in a complex manufacturing environment
Knowledge of production planning, inventory management, JIT concepts and MRP preferred
High energy and focused planning and organizing skills
Strong leadership and communication skills (verbal and written)
Good analytical and problem-solving skills