The Planner is responsible for scheduling production builds based on material availability and production capacity as defined within the MRP system. Partners with others as needed, including, Production, Program Managers, Engineering, and the Warehouse, to mitigate issues.
Schedule production builds for assigned programs; update production schedules as needed; and ensure timely release of work orders.
Understand production capacity for assigned programs to ensure builds are scheduled efficiently and effectively. Conduct “can-builds” of material on hand and be able to advise customers of delivery dates based on incoming material.
Report scheduling status to New Product Introduction team, Program Managers and Director; advise on impact to customer ship dates.
Support development and implementation of plans with cross functional partners to meet annual goals which include revenue targets, on time production starts/finishes and inventory goal achievement (inputs and outputs of material)
Customer program point of contact attending Program Management/Customer meetings to provide Planner input.
Report on key metrics including on time starts, WIP status and on time finishes.
Participate in weekly Sales Inventory & Operations Planning (SIOP) meetings providing inputs on production and material status for current and future builds.
Ensure Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system integrity and accuracy by reviewing system data and updating/correcting to assure that products are built to the latest released revision and that all required changes have been integrated into production builds.
Bachelor’s degree (Business related degree preferred) or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Minimum of two years of production planning experience in a small to medium size manufacturing company
Strong MRP, MPS, Inventory and Production Control experience
Familiarity with Kanban & visual management in a production environment.
Microsoft experience required, specifically in Excel (using pivot tables, V-lookups, etc.)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Inter, intra-department and external interactions required
Ability to obtain a Government security clearance, if necessary
Sypris Electronics, LLC provides goods and services to the U.S. Government and other prime contractors and is obligated by its contracts with those entities, as well as by various federal laws and regulations regarding security and export control, to restrict access to certain goods, services, and/or any related information. Accordingly, Sypris Electronics has a policy of only hiring U.S. citizens. Upon employment all employees have to provide evidence verifying U.S. citizenship.
Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
Pre-employment drug screening required.
Sypris Electronics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Sypris Electronics does not, and will not, discriminate against a person on the basis of race, ancestry, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religious creed or belief, physical or mental disability, marital or familial status, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, protected activity (such as opposition to or reporting of prohibited discrimination or harassment), or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, in any aspect of employment opportunity.
Sypris Electronics offers a competitive compensation and benefits package upon date of hire including health, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401(k) with company matching. We also offer a 9/80 work schedule.