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Specialist, Production Planner

Company: Stellant Systems
Location: Torrance
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewAre you looking to make a difference? Our partnership with Airbus on the OneSat project is helping to replace wiped out communication networks in crisis zones, which can help save people's lives.Does working on cutting edge space technology excite you? Stellant Systems' state-of-the-art RF power amplifier designed to enable the next generation of software-defined satellites utilizing phased-array antennas for increased flexibility while on-orbit.Do you want to be part of an exceptional team? The Stellant OneSat team is high-performing, engaged, and enthusiastic about our new technology solution that takes space communications to the next level.Come join our growing team!Job Title: Specialist, Production PlannerJob Location: Torrance, CAStellant Systems, a premier manufacturer of critical power amplification products where our technologies and products are unparalleled in the industry. We specialize in the manufacture of microwave devices for ground-based, airborne and satellite communications, industrial and medical equipment, and radar; we are the only U.S. supplier of space-qualified Traveling Wave Tube and Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers. We combine cutting-edge technology with world-class engineering teams to deliver innovative solutions. Together, we form an invincible company.As an employer of choice, our goal is to deliver an exceptional employee experience - we recruit diverse, high-performing talent to help our customers exceed their mission needs, which drives our employees to achieve their full potential.Fundamental to our culture is our focus on core values, inclusivity in the work environment, and a unified dedication to continuous innovation and improvement. In order to serve our vast customer base ranging from the defense industry leaders, to the U.S. and allied militaries, and medical communities, we need the world's most dedicated and talented people. If these types of projects excite you, we'd love for you to join our team and help us detect, protect, and connect.ResponsibilitiesThe Specialist, Production Planner is responsible for all strategic and tactical activities required to ensure on time delivery to customer commitments, operations & inventory optimization. They will monitor and maintain flow, and control of materials for all production programs in their area(s).Work directly with Program Managers, Operations Managers, and attend program meetings to monitor schedule and part changes.Work directly with Operations, Purchasing, Accounting, Receiving, Quality, and Stockroom to maintain flow of material.Conduct finite capacity scheduling in support of the master production schedule, plan and manage all production scheduling and material related activities for new product introductionsDefine finite production schedule, and partner with Operations to ensure on time delivery to plan.Launches all production orders, monitors the flow of material through the production line and partners with Operations to mitigate any schedule attainment issuesMonitor delivery dates and expedite material with Purchasing to maintain material requirements to MRP.Review bill of material for structure, accuracy, and planning parameters to ensure they are set up appropriately.Review and action excess and shortage reports with Purchasing.Monitor weekly shipments, assuring that production lines are achieving 100% on time delivery.Identify critical material deliveries and ensure program requirements are prioritized though the supply chain as well as internal efforts (i.e.: Receiving, Inspection and Stockroom, internal processing).Manage the cycle count process on programs, including creating cycle count sheets, entering data, and reconciling variances.Manage/monitor backflush process.QualificationsBachelor's Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience or a Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.Experience in a supply-chain or material-related position, preferably supporting a manufacturing operation is required.Computer proficiency is required, with advanced knowledge of ERP systems (preferably InforLN or Oracle,) Oracle MRP Planning Environment and Microsoft Excel neededMust be able to develop and execute an MRP plan using business system and desktop applicationsKnowledge of electronic (hi-rel) parts requirements and associated processes is neededMust be organized, detail-oriented, proactive, and able to develop creative solutions to problems in a fast-paced environmentWell-developed verbal and written communication skills are needed in order to effectively deal with internal and external customers and suppliersAPICS CPIM certification or other education relevant to this field is desirableKnowledge of Lean Manufacturing initiatives, including two bin systems, 5S, and other problem solving techniques.Stellant Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR 120.15).PI

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