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  • Job Title
  • Phototype Planner
  • Location
  • Foothill Ranch
  • Job Number
  • 136161
  • State
  • California
  • Job Class
  • Temp to Hire
  • Category
  • Manufacturing
Job Description

Position: Prototype Planner

• Schedules and coordinates flow of work within or between departments of manufacturing plant to ensure a smooth flow of product or expedite.
• Maintains running accounts of orders received, work completed, inventory and advises Customer Service of changing due dates that cannot be met.
• Matches workload, manning, and equipment capacity to existing inventory and identifies/resolves any major work order discrepancies.
• Prepares and monitors the master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
• Utilizes ERP based planning tools to determine monthly production requirements for critical resources and advises inventory control.
• Prepares production reports and maintains work order releases based on customer demand and determines quantities and due dates for product efficiency.
• Analyzes production specifications and plant capacity data and performs mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, tools and human resource requirements.
• Confers with department Supervisors to determine progress or work and provide information on changes received from Engineering through a Document Change Order.
• Occasionally, the incumbent will be asked and expected to perform various, miscellaneous, and non-standard duties as required. Such duties are diversified in nature and may be changed from time to time to suit the needs of the company.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Necessary to Successfully Perform this Position:
• Demonstrated leadership skills
• Jr. management skills and ability to make informed decisions
• Establish and standardize procedures
• Maintain high level of transaction accuracy
• Self-motivated, goal driven and able to act independently
• Strong sense of urgency and attention to detail
• Familiar with ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems, i.e. Oracle and E1
• Strong computer skills (MS Office, Windows XP, Outlook)
• Ability to read, write and speak English
• Must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment
• Strong math aptitude

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