Production Planner-Scheduler in Kent, WA at Davis Wire

Date Posted: 2/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kent, WA
  • Job Type:
    Manufacturing
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/16/2018

Job Description

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


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


  • 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

Competency:

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.


Qualifications:

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.



Education/Experience:

Bachelors degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



Math Ability:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.



Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software; Inventory software; Order processing systems and Manufacturing software.



Certificates and Licenses:

None Required



Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


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.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision and Depth perception. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.