Associate Manager, Production Planning
Company: Harris Geospatial Solutions
Posted on: March 19, 2023
Description: Job Title: Associate Manager, Production Planning
Job Location: Philadelphia Job Description: This position is
responsible for the proper use and functioning of the mainframe ERP
manufacturing planning system. This includes MRP, production work
order release, material allocations, BOM's, capacity and load
planning, and project and Work Center schedule execution.
Supervision of daily activities of production planners. ESSENTIAL
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may
- Reviews the MRP (Material Requirements Planning) reports daily,
validates the output for accuracy and initiates corrective action
for discrepant issues.
- Interface with Purchasing to resolve due date and shortage
issues prior to work order release.
- Reviews MRP and Reports Net reports daily for actions. Reports
to include the MRP exception message report, Allocation of Excess
Inventory report, Open Work Order report, Work Center labor and
dispatch report, and Project Shortage report.
- Manages the work order process to include revision control,
material availability, work order release, start and completion
date maintenance, material allocation changes, Work Center labor
requirements, material and labor variance analysis, and released
BOM's and routers.
- Assist Work Centers in dispatch report management and
execution, work order prioritization and schedule management.
- Assist in generating production schedules and Work Center
capacity load schedules.
- Notify the Master Scheduler when available resources do not
support the production plan (MPS) or meeting the contract date is
- Manage and execute project production schedules to meet the
Master Schedule and contract delivery dates
- Leads, directs and reviews the work of production planners to
maintain workflow and productivity and ensure company's objectives
- Acts as System's leader and champions moderate improvements to
processes, systems and solutions
- Maintain and report Key Performance Indicators
- Maintain master data accuracy (planning related)
- Review and maintain customer backorder and lead time and
schedule attainment EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Requires practical
knowledge in leading and managing the execution of processes,
projects, tactics, and employees within a team. Typically has
strong knowledge and skills within a specific technical or
professional discipline with understanding of the impact of work on
other areas of the organization. Bachelor's Degree with a minimum 6
years prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree with a minimum of
4 years of prior related experience. Must be computer literate and
possess the acumen to quickly learn the ERP Manufacturing Planning
system as it relates to Production Control and Inventory
Management. Must have a complete understanding of ERP Manufacturing
Planning Systems primarily MRP (Material Requirements Planning) and
MRP-II (Manufacturing Resource Planning). Experience and
understanding of requirements in the requisitioning, purchasing,
stocking, control and issuance of inventory. Minimum (6) six years'
experience in production planning in an environment producing
electro/mechanical products for the military. Must have basic
knowledge of blueprint readings and interpretation of documentation
used in the fabrication and production of electromechanical
products. Should have rudimentary knowledge of the processes and
procedures required to fabricate, wire and assemble
electromechanical sub-assemblies, assemblies, and systems. Capable
of generating moderately complex spreadsheets and reports
utilizing: Microsoft Excel (pivot tables) and Microsoft Word.
Keywords: Harris Geospatial Solutions, Philadelphia , Associate Manager, Production Planning, Executive , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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