Planner
at Ronin Staffing

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Description

Position Title: Planner
Rate: DOE - $55k - $75k/yr
Location: Moorpark, CA 93021
Contract to hire

Position Summary: 
Loads schedule and releases orders per schedule review process defined by Supply Chain Analyst.  Monitors status of planned and released orders through shipment and invoice payment and expedites/resolves issues that delay schedules. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Act as a key contact for receipt and entry of new orders, change orders and net change analysis from customers
  • Perform material and capacity analysis, work with Supply Chain Analyst to assist in establishing a production schedule for each order, and communicate/resolve issues related to discrepancies between the requested and promised due date
  • Acknowledge promised delivery date to customer and assist Supply Chain Analyst in resolution of issues related to discrepancies between the requested and promised due date
  • Process component and non-inventory order entries and invoices as needed
  • Contribute to planning functions and may make recommendations and/or decisions to support the Supply Chain Analyst
  • Communicate forecast and production schedule changes to Master Planner and Supply Chain supervisor
  • Analyze potential impact of forecast and production schedule changes on component procurement and production volume
  • Monitor material status on upcoming orders; Flag and release orders as daily release schedule is defined
  • Monitor all orders to assure timely completion to promise date and escalate/resolve issues that may prevent timely delivery of orders
  • Work with Production, Product Engineering, Kit pull, Shipping, and Purchasing for any issues related to priorities, holds, throughput or capacity issues, part shortages, or engineering changes on released orders
  • May participate on the Customer Team as the Planning Dept. representative to support department and business unit
  • Assist Supply Chain Management or Supply Chain Analyst, as needed, regarding development of or changes to Planning or Scheduling processes
  • Provide input or analysis to management of WIP, Finished Goods, and Component inventory levels in accordance with the Supply Chain Analyst
  • Work with Project Management, as assigned, to process project orders, track orders to completion, analyze project costs, and prepare and process project invoicing and closing
  • Work with Finance to investigate and resolve Accounts Receivable issues
  • All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.   
  • Perform planning functions and make recommendations and/or decisions to support the Supply Chain Analyst
  • Provide mentorship for other schedulers in the department
  • Assist in driving key initiatives for process improvement
  • Perform "scenario" analyses to aid in optimal scheduling, priorities and decision making
  • Communicate forecast and production schedule changes to Master Planner and Supply Chain analysts
  • Modify schedules, as appropriate, due to considerations of lot sizes, lead times, inventory levels, efficient timely production utilization, and subassembly merge with final assembly requirements
  • Act as a focal point for Production, Product Engineering, Kit pull, Shipping, and Purchasing for any issues related to priorities, holds, throughput or capacity issues, part shortages, or engineering changes on released orders
  • Participate on the Customer Team as the Planning Dept. representative; Support department, business unit, and divisional goals
  • Assist Supply Chain Management or Supply Chain Analyst, as needed, regarding development of or changes to Planning or Scheduling processes
  • Provide analysis and management of WIP, Finished Goods, and Component inventory levels in accordance with the Supply Chain Analyst
  • Act as the primary customer contact for all return issues as assigned; Process Return Material Authorization (RMA); Issue, return routing changes, return receipt and issue, return cost analysis, and tracking of returns through shipment and invoicing per defined guidelines
  • Assist other team members, as needed, to ensure customer needs are met
  • May provide mentorship to others in the planning activity

Position Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the extended process of order receipt and entry, material procurement, order release, assembly, shipment and invoice payment
  • Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tools (Baan or equivalent) as they apply to the position
  • Effective decision making skills as it relates to providing direction to the manufacturing floor and assigning priorities to meet customer goals and objectives
  • Understanding of the extended process of return debits and credits, return receipt and routing generation, Process Feedback System (PFS) entry and order release, return/project cost analysis and return/project invoicing and shipment
  • Exercise discretion when representing the company in supply chain related decisions
  • Effective planning, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle returned product following all appropriate handling and ESD guidelines
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate confidentiality and the ability to represent the company in a professional manner
  • Participate in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format
  • See job analysis forms for specific stressors of the job

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • 4 year degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management
  • 2-4+ years of experience in planning and scheduling
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contractor
  • Location: Moorpark, CA
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/18/2019

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