Production Planner

18 Aug 2023

Production PlannerBuild innovative solutions and design the future .You can pursue your potential at Tecomet by working with a dedicated team to solve complex challenges, in partnership with industry-leading clients in medical device technology, aerospace, and defense industries. With the backing of our steadfast brand, you can be a part of the next era of manufacturing by bringing bold ideas to life and building products that improve on the status quo.What’s In It for You:At Tecomet , we believe that everyone makes a difference and contributes to our overall success. We are a team bound together by pride in our work and dedication to our craft. Our leadership team shares the company’s strategic direction so our workforce can remain informed and attain our internal goals and objectives.Let’s talk about what we have to offer:

Competitive pay and benefit packages

Health Benefits start on day one

401k available with matching

9 Paid Holidays with 2 Floating Holidays

PTO offered

POSITION SUMMARY :The Production Planner will create the Production schedule for one or various Value Stream area(s) to best satisfy current and forecasted demand, while meeting business objectives of safety, quality, on time delivery, competitive customer lead times, profitability, and inventory.  The Production Planner will also support daily management activities to ensure commitments are achieved, communicate order status to customer service, and ensure project management teams are supported. The role requires the above to be accomplished within Tecomet’s principles of continuous improvement, customer driven innovation and a win first culture, while meeting company financial and other performance metrics.PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Ability to understand and utilize MRP and how master data drives material requirement planning.

The candidate must be able to plan all operations starting with the receipt of purchase orders through shipping of product.

Assist the purchasing department with outsourcing processes.

Maintain appropriate inventory levels to meet and exceed inventory targets and turns; as well as seek opportunities to reduce inventory through various techniques such as lot size optimization, off-the-shelf vs. MTO analysis, Kanban, etc.

Full understanding of re-order points and safety stock formulas; as well as the impact on different ways of calculating.

Ability to create a production plan, understand level loading, capacity planning, sequential and concurrent scheduling to maximize production efficiency by minimizing change overs, down time, and over time.

Lead production planning meetings and communicate when a gap exists between demand vs. capacity.   

Work with manufacturing to come up with creative scheduling techniques and adjusting of resources to improve overall efficiency.

Understand Production Attainment and working with manufacturing to fully optimize scheduling to ensure capacity is maximized and production orders are closed out on-time.

Ability to drive root cause for missed shipments and help to implement corrective actions to ensure Customer fill rate targets are achieved and sustained.

Proactively identify potential shortages against scheduled production orders and work with appropriate team to resolve these shortages to ensure on-time completion.

Evaluate slow moving items and work with appropriate groups to propose clean-up, re-work, obsolescence, changes to lot sizing, stock status etc.

Move materials as necessary in performance of duties.

Communicate effectively both internally and externally at all levels.


BS degree in Business Administration, Engineering or Supply Chain

3+ years of experience within Planning and Procurement

Must have experience with any modern ERP Systems.

Production scheduling to manage open orders and driving the production planning process

Provides information to weekly SIOP meetings

Must be well versed in MRP/MPS systems

APICS or CPM certification a plus or equivalent.


Advanced knowledge of Material Requirement Planning (MRP)

Advanced Microsoft skills, particularly MS Excel, Pivot tables and ability to download and manipulate data quickly and easily using advanced functions

Ability to apply LEAN concepts and good understanding of Pull systems

Excellent communication and follow-up skills

Advance Capacity Planning

Able to communicate at all levels of the organization


Six sigma certifications preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDSWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee could be required to stand.  The employee could frequently be required to walk; use hand to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee could be required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.   The employee could occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job could include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. Workers exposed to the production floor could be frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration, and moderate to loud noise conditions.Tecomet , Inc is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

  • ID: #50241780
  • State: Pennsylvania Bristol 19007 Bristol USA
  • City: Bristol
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2023-08-18
  • Deadline: 2023-10-18
  • Category: Et cetera