192099 - Sr Production Planner
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
$36 to $40.00 DOE
6 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Sr Production Planner for an opening in Anaheim, CA.

. Works closely with the Master Scheduler and Planning Project Leads ensuring that project schedules are maintained and products are completed and shipped per the Master Schedule.
2. Ensures that all project material, schedule and capacity issues are promptly brought to the attention of the senior managers.
3. Manages the project and Team work center capacity plans to ensure efficient use of labor resources. Coordinate with other Planning Project Leads and the Master Scheduler on Work Center capacity loading issues for the optimum Capacity Plan.
4. Responsible for managing project work order starts and complete dates, kit releases short, tracking file standards and dates, MRP message integrity, configuration control for assigned projects and attending project CCB meetings.
5. Reviews material availability prior to kit release and coordinates kit releases and resolves material issues and shortages with the Stockroom supervisor and Production Team.
6. Review planning processes for continual improvements to floor and MRP system practices to strengthen overall efficiency of the planning organization. Continually review project MRP item master data and system performance for accuracy and negative performance trends.
7. Will be required to ascertain & provide daily status of all projects for which they maintain responsibility. This includes knowing status of all sub assemblies and assemblies in WIP in regards to shortages and expected completion dates while ensuring that assemblies move through the various processes.
8. Will interface with and support Engineering personnel working on developmental projects for the purpose of scheduling, and meeting of material requirements and reporting on status in engineering meetings.
9. May assist in training lower level Planners.
10. Performs other duties as assigned by Management.

1. Must possess strong communicative skills with the ability to interface with management on status, schedule and financial status of projects.
2. Must have the ability to read and understand blueprints and documentations used in the fabrication and production of electromechanical products.
3. Understands the processes and procedures required to fabricate, wire and assemble electromechanical sub assemblies, assemblies, and systems.
4. Must be proficient in the use of personal computers with the ability to use Microsoft Office, i.e., Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge and experience with Pivot Tables is required.
5. Must have understanding of mainframe based manufacturing systems (MRP and MRP-II) for tracking of work in progress, material availability, project status using system Exception Messages and Work Center capacity management.
6. APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management desirable.
7. Experience and understanding of requirements in the requisitioning, purchasing, stocking, control and issuance of inventory.
8. Must be accurate, well organized and able to handle multiple tasks.
9. Must be able to communicate effectively (written and oral) with all levels of management.
10. Able to work independently with limited supervision.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college/university desired and a minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience OR 2 years post-Secondary/Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years prior relevant experience.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

LaVada Pulley
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x260 or (800) 927-9318 x260

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.