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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/30/2016

Mission Valley Branch San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree
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Adecco is currently looking for an experienced Production Planner with at least 3 to 5 years in manufacturing, production control/planning, materials management or related position. This is a contracted role in Sorrento Valley. If you meet the qualifications below please apply now!

Position Summary:

Responsible for properly planning and scheduling all work orders to launch sales order demands to the production floor in support of established product lead-times and on time delivery targets.
In charge of inventory management of all work in process and finished goods inventories; serving as the primary liaison between production and order administration/sales as Oversee full maintenance of the facility s MRP and scheduling system.


Work with other Focus Factory Planners to generate a schedule that will support their department s PCB requirements.
Planning of multiple PCB processes, thru-hole, SMT and mixed technologies.
Create and put into place the production schedule for the manufacturing department, taking into consideration available capacity, material availability, customer order requirements, and best production order sequence.
Maintain and prioritize queues within the work cell dispatch center; issuing kit releases in support of build schedules and ensuring proper transfer of completed assemblies from WIP to next level assembly or finished goods.
Review material/purchase order due dates to make sure late deliveries are expedited in align with production schedule requirements. Verify status of components and delinquent material, maintaining shortage records.
Provide instruction to purchasing with regard to part number specific supply chain strategies and urgency.
Coordinate and expedite the flow of parts, sub-assemblies, and material to work cells to ensure production schedule and customer commitments are met.
Coordinate communications within the sales and order management organizations concerning product availability
Hold daily production status meeting, reporting standard product lead-times.
Communicate forecast changes or deviations where appropriate to assist in the development or changes of material strategies and procurement plans, which support production plans and schedules.
Review purchasing and inventory reports including, but not limited to min/max levels, item demand history and usage, reorder points, and two bin kanban sizing; balancing levels against inventory turns and production/customer lead-time requirements.
Perform rough-cut and detailed capacity plans to identify gaps between forecasted demand and production capabilities.
Research, analyze and interpret sales, bookings, and backlog data; documenting and reporting status, root-causes, and/or recommended corrective actions to management as necessary.
Provide input and oversight of routings and planning bills of material (BOMs) in support of material resource planning (MRP) requirements.
Analyze inventory variances and suggest/follow up on corrective actions to ensure avoidance of stock-outs or excess materials.
Analyze inventory for slow moving, non-moving, excess or obsolete items and coordinate reduction activities.
Administer timely disposition of material and implementation of changes according to engineering change orders and end-of-life plans, minimizing exposure to excess and obsolete material.
Work as team member on continuous improvement projects, including but not limited to visual factory floor controls, 5S, and lean enterprise solutions


Bachelor s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in planning, manufacturing, production control or related discipline preferred. May substitute five to seven (5-7) years experience in a high tech PCB manufacturing environment in lieu of education.
3-5 years of experience in manufacturing, production control/planning, materials management or related discipline.
Requires intimate famili