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Production Planner

Company: Crane Co.
Location: Elyria
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Crane Aerospace & Electronics has a career opportunity for a Production Planner at our Elyria, OH location.Job Summary:The Production Planner is responsible for managing all aspects of developing the production schedule. In addition, the Production Planner is the communication and logistics link between Value Streams, Supervisors, Marketing, Master Scheduler, and Purchasing.Essential Functions:* Perform material requirements planning through high interaction/coordination with manufacturing personnel and external suppliers to support the Value Stream* Communicate priorities and schedule changes to Outside Processing Suppliers on a daily basis to support changes in production requirements* Establish and maintain positive working relationships with suppliers; Communicate common supplier problems with Leadership, Procurement Specialists and other Buyers* Develop, own, and drive an inventory action plan to maintain proper inventory levels and achieve turns goals of key production components* Train the value stream support personnel and facilitate the upgrade to a pull-based replenishment system (Kanban) to improve inventory turns and eliminate part shortages* Monitor supplier orders to assure they are shipped on a timely basis to support the Value Stream* Improve supplier fill rates, quality, and lead times to fit product mix and needs.* Negotiate blanket purchase orders and pursue cost reduction initiatives that eliminate adverse Purchase Price Index (PPI)* Interact with sourcing teams to ensure best practices and greatest leverage in procurement, low cost region sourcing, supplier assessment & management* Publish daily shortage report to communicate current delivery information from suppliers* Resolve invoice discrepancies on a timely basis* Manage supplier quality through the Non-Conforming Report (NCR) Process; Minimize production impact by ensuring discrepant materials are addressed with Manufacturing Engineering, Procurement Quality, Supervisors and Suppliers* Work closely with suppliers and Procurement Quality Engineers to resolve Corrective Action Requests (CARs) generated from NCRs* Obtain Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA), and process return transactions in Oracle (ERP System); Follow Debit Memo process for supplier rework of discrepant materials* Any other task assigned by supervisor or managementMinimum Qualifications:Experience:* 2+ years of experience planning in a similar industry, or demonstrated knowledge of supply chain function through work experience or school.Knowledge:* In-depth knowledge of the manufacturing process used in the operating unit of assignment; Working knowledge of production planning, material requirements planning and Kanban systems; Working knowledge of computer systems that support production, e.g., inventory control, purchasing, production scheduling and Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)Skills/Abilities:* Well-developed skill in communicating with others; Proficiency in MS Office including Excel, Word and Access; Ability to coordinate materials and production schedules with multiple teams, solve urgent problems associated with the manufacture of products and document and communicate production outcomes and trends; Ability to perform math and logic computations requiring sequencing of times, critical incidents, and numeric information; Ability to negotiate changes with vendors and manufacturing teams.Education/Certification:* BA or BS degree in Supply Chain, Business, or Materials-related field preferredEmployment Eligibility Requirement:* This position may require access to Controlled Data or Information. Where the position requires such access only US persons will be considered. As a US Department of Defense contractor, we are bound by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).Preferred Qualifications:* Experience working in a regulated manufacturing environmentAbout Crane:Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You'll find Crane Aerospace & Electronics in some of the toughest environments: from engines to landing gear; from satellites to medical implants and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).We are committed to operational excellence and world-class processes. We employ Lean manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy on all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development. Some of our amazing benefits include 401k match, education reimbursement, and 12 paid holidays per year. You can see a list of our benefits at https://www.craneae.com/company/careers or visit our website at www.CraneAE.com for more information on our company and great opportunitiesIn our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Crane Aerospace & Electronics requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check. FAA sensitive positions require employees to participate in a random drug test pool.This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.#LI-CK1 #CAE

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