Job Description

  • Responsible for planning and managing production schedules to meet customer delivery requirements and best utilize the company's productive capacity as well as managing inventory levels

  • Acts on order releases action and exception messages from the company system

  • Analyzes sales order releases with respect to capacity planning and material requirements

  • Manages inventory levels, schedules and availability of selected item, either manufactured or purchased, to meet production schedules

  • Answer termination or cancellation requests from sales

  • Receives and reviews sales orders against current requirements and work in process using the material requirement planning report

  • Releases purchase orders for production material, floor stock items and all purchases to support the business unit

  • Work directly with all manufacturing department supervisors, Purchasing, Engineering and Quality to assess feasibility of weekly schedules, including materials and resources. This includes the coordination of planning meetings to ensure production readiness based on product lead times, inventory levels and Work in Progress (WIP)

  • Work closely with Production, Purchasing, Quality, Finance, Engineering to insure the accuracy of bills of material, inventory records, capacity planning and other financial or business planning tools. Correct system data that results in invalid load, lead time & schedule outputs

  • Track scheduling, receipt, inspection and release of all production materials to ensure adherence to production schedules and alert teams & upper level management when constraints inhibit product flow

  • Execute ERP messaging tools to coordinate efforts needed to support operational needs

  • Work with Quality to track status of deviations and quarantines associated with release of materials required for scheduled manufacturing

  • Communicate immediately (or daily) any changes in the production schedule to the applicable department supervisor(s) in addition to management, including need for any critical items prior to start

  • Attend Production Review meetings and track, manage and metrics related to the finished goods plan

  • Undertake special projects and other duties as assigned


  • Education - College degree or equivalent

  • Knowledge of Epicor software a must. At least 5 years of manufacturing experience with 3 years production planning experience in a manufacturing/ERP environment required.

  • Individual must have a high level of energy and must be detail and quality oriented, with strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Must have ability to identify and resolve problems, effectively manage change and deal with conflict in a fast paced environment

  • Must interact directly with all levels of management and staff and have experience expediting activities to assure schedules are met without impacting quality

  • Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office required.

  • Experience with Access Database and Crystal Reports a plus

  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001, 5S and/or Lean Manufacturing a plus

  • Aerospace product knowledge a plus

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident

Company Description
Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
Growing Backlog
Competitive Rate Structure (Depending on Ability and Experience)
Modern Equipment and Attractive Shop
Equal Employment Opportunity
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
401K Matching
Profit Sharing and Bonuses

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