Chelmsford, MA
Date Posted: October 13, 2016
Employment Type: Contract To Hire
Job Id: 7193

Job Description

Production Planner


  • Planning & scheduling production for assembly lines, job shop fabrication and batch production (train the trainer level)
  • Tie sales orders to a production forecast (train the trainer level)
  • Work with Operations to develop work flow, manufacturing times, work orders and routers – experience in creating routings and production BOMs (trainer level)
  • Liaise with engineering for technical requirements, BOMs and quality (trainer level)
  • Manage shop floor scheduling and capacity planning – and monitor progress  (train the trainer level)
  • Develop and execute schedules for recovery plans (return to green)
  • Work with buyers to ensure on-time supply of project/ program purchase orders and stock levels (trainer level)
  • Track all transactions through SAP – create SAP work stations, cost centers, capacities
  • Master and operate on goods receiving and shipping processes (trainer level)
  • Master and audit stock keeping and stock levels  (trainer level)
  • Master and audit safety (trainer level)
  • Liaise with Sales/Operations for quarterly reporting
  • Develop mid-long term shipping/revenue forecasts


  • 5-10 years experience in low-volume, high complexity environment
  • SAP experience a must
  • Aerospace/Defense manufacturing experience a plus
  • Travel overseas up to 10%
  • Degree not required, but preferred

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