Production Planner / Scheduler in Irwindale, CA at Davis Wire

Date Posted: 9/13/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Irwindale, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

DEPARTMENT: Production Planning
REPORTS TO: Planning Manager

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Since 1927, Davis Wire Corporation has built a reputation for dependability and quality. As the largest wire manufacturer in the western United States, our impressive range of products are used in a wide variety of fields, including agriculture, construction, transportation, communications and industrial applications. The foundation of our business is our galvanized, brite and reinforcing wire, though we also produce an assortment of specialty wires to fit almost any need.

We currently seek a dedicated Production Planner to join our team in Irwindale, California.

The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, a knack for problem-solving and no problem getting in the trenches. This is an entry to early-career level opportunity with significant growth opportunity.

We have an incredible team and we are looking for the next rising star to join us.

The Position
Plans and establishes production schedules. Monitors the materials, inventories, tracks progress of production, and reviews factors which affect schedules by performing the following duties.

Job Description
Primary Responsibilities
• Draws up master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
• Analyzes production specifications and plant capacity data and performs mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, tools, and human resource requirements.
• Plans and schedules workflow for each department and operation according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead times.
• Conducts both short and long-term planning to optimize sales and manufacturing plans.
• Anticipates and recognizes changes in season sales and manufacturing efforts to meet customer demand.
• Manages consigned inventory.
• Confers with department supervisors to determine status of assigned projects.
• Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.
• Prepares production reports.
• Provide accurate physical inventories as required.
• Provide productivity analysis as required.
• Runs and processes all production cards and tags.

Job Requirements
To perform this job successfully, and 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.

Key Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

• Analytical - Collects and researches data. Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
• Oral Communication - speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.
• Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively.
• Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions.
• Innovation - Develops innovative approaches and ideas.
• Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.

We offer competitive salaries and the following benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) with match

Davis Wire Corporation does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of Davis Wire Corporation.

Davis Wire is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other status protected under federal, state or local law.

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