Production Planner

Spokane, WA 99212

Posted: 10/02/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -102023-17610 State: Washington

Job Description

Production Planner

Title: Production Planner
Location: Spokane, WA (Onsite)
Industry: Defense
Salary: $62K an up based on experience
Employment Type: Direct Placement

Position Summary:
This position is 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Receives/analyzes sales order requirements and generates supporting production schedules
  • Responsible for on-time delivery (OTD) to ensure accurate shipment dates
  • Provides daily order fulfillment requirements to shipping
  • Routinely confers with departmental production supervisors and other personnel to assess progress and initiate changes as needed
  • Reviews sales orders for accuracy and completeness
  • Provides priority list to production as needed
  • Coordinates engineering changes into production when appropriate
  • Processes all work orders which support the schedules and purchasing requirements
  • Communicates supply issues to sales team as needed
  • Provides delivery lead time estimates to customer service for new quotes as needed
  • Meets with the Operations team as needed to discuss schedule
  • Determines capacity planning/staffing requirements needed to achieve the production requirements and the schedules
  • Reviews processes for continuous improvement opportunities
  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Adheres to all quality and safety standards
  • Supports other projects and performs duties as assigned
  • Associates degree in business or related discipline preferred or equivalent education/relevant experience required
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of scheduling and/or planning experience preferred
  • Inventory analysis experience desired;
  • Possesses strong analytical problem solving skills
  • Possesses quality orientation and high attention to detail
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with customers, vendors, employees and managers at all levels within the company
  • Experience with ERP systems required, SAP operating system preferred
  • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to work a varied schedule, willing to work overtime when necessary
  • Possesses strong computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in standard business software packages (e.g., Microsoft Office)
  • Must be able to read, speak and understand English
SRG offers flexible staffing solutions with a national presence. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the Staffing industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to match professionals rapidly and precisely to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.


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