Job Title:

Production Planner

Job Division:
LAUNCH Professional Jobs - Other Professional Openings
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Job Summary:

Production Planner


LAUNCH is loooking for a Production Planner for our client’s Planning Organization. This position is the focal point for the execution of daily activies to deliever high quality, highly engineered development and production hardware on-time to its customers.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interface with cross-functional IPD to ensure schedules are adhered to with proper sense of urgency to achieve customer delivery requirements
  • Monitor production schedules and advance materials through assembly and test operations
  • Proactively identify and mitigate risks associated with the execution of production plans
  • Release production orders, compile historical build folders, and assemble hardware kits in support of 100% on-time starts
  • Coordinate the utilization of outside processes and the shipment of hardware to customers
  • Conduct root cause analysis when goals are not met and initiate corresponding corrective actions
  • Initiate and support process improvement initiatives.
  • Understand and interpret ERP system requirements and accurately integrate complex production schedules


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Associate’s /Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Experience in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering disciplines preferred
  • Experience in Planning, Supply Chain, Procurement, Manufacturing, Operations, or a related field
  • Strong planning and organization skills with ability to be adaptable to changing priorities and assignments
  • Manage daily tasks and come back with solid results / solutions
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, verbally and in writing, to individuals at all levels and to cross-functional groups 
  • Knowledge of ACE and/or Lean Six Sigma is encouraged
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.