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Production Planner

Portescap
West Chester, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Planner for Assembly will be responsible for developing production plans that fulfill current and future customer needs while managing lead times and costing in our climate-controlled facility.  This role will report into the Manufacturing Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide production scheduling in all assembly cells to support customer request date in a lean manufacturing environment.
  • Plan materials to support daily linear build as per revenue plan for the month to deliver product on time as per customer demand.
  • Coordinate smooth functions of and interfaces daily with sales, customer service, buyers and manufacturing to ensure all customer needs are addressed and customer ship dates are met.
  • Work closely with Supervisors to dynamically deploy associates per business needs
  • Create and improve production planning tools that allow Planners to execute product build plan for subassembly parts with appropriate lead time to meet customer request date.
  • Monitor inventory levels to drive quick turn improvements while driving inventory reduction and avoiding stock outs.
  • Maintain and audit point of use inventory to eliminate stock outs.
  • Support maintaining the Kanban system for manufactured and purchased parts
  • Communicate effectively with all departments and levels of management
  • Responsible for following safety and quality system procedures as required.
  • Lead & Participate in daily and weekly production review meetings
  • Support Altra Business System by participating in problem solving, 5S, and standard work events.

Critical Competencies

  • Working knowledge of materials planning with & without an MRP system.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Communicate effectively with all departments and levels of management
  • Must be able to work extended hours and have a flexible schedule

 Education and Experience Requirements

  • B.S. in an Engineering, Supply Chain, or other Business field of study -or- Associates Degree in Engineering with at least 3 years of full-time manufacturing work experience -or- at least 8 years of full-time manufacturing work experience in a supervisory/engineer/quality role.
  • Exposure to manufacturing environment required, preferably in automotive, aerospace, or medical device industries with at least 2 years of planning experience
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or lean manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • Exposure to ISO 9000 preferred.
  • Proficiency in Excel is required.
Company Description
Portescap is moving life forward in motion critical applications across the globe through innovation and customization and we strive to help our customer's applications excel. We offer one of the broadest miniature motor product lines in the industry, encompassing Brush DC, Brushless DC, Stepper Can Stack, Linear Actuator, and Disc Magnet technology. Building upon a tradition of manufacturing excellence and driven by a passion for innovation, we leverage over 70 years of experience in miniature motion solutions to put precise power in the smallest places. From medical to aerospace or automation to security & access, Portescap's miniature motion solutions are moving life forward worldwide in critical applications.

Portescap

Why Work Here?
Great team, immediate responsiblity, great benefits, opportunity for growth

Portescap is moving life forward in motion critical applications across the globe through innovation and customization and we strive to help our customer's applications excel. We offer one of the broadest miniature motor product lines in the industry, encompassing Brush DC, Brushless DC, Stepper Can Stack, Linear Actuator, and Disc Magnet technology. Building upon a tradition of manufacturing excellence and driven by a passion for innovation, we leverage over 70 years of experience in miniature motion solutions to put precise power in the smallest places. From medical to aerospace or automation to security & access, Portescap's miniature motion solutions are moving life forward worldwide in critical applications.

Address

110 Westtown Rd

West Chester, PA
USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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