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Associate Manager, Production Planning

Company: Harris Geospatial Solutions
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

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 be assigned.

  • 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 at risk.
  • 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 are achieved
  • 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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