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Mnaufacturing Planner/Scheduler


Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID



San Jose

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD35.00/hr

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Manpower CORE 100 Manpower Place , WI - 53212 Phone : 414-982-1960



Job Description

Manufacturing Planner/Scheduler

Our client in San Jose, CA is looking for hard working individuals who love to keep moving in a fast paced environment. This is a very exciting full time opportunity for the right candidate.

What is the job?

- Responsible for executing the Master Production Schedule (MPS) through timely material planning, production scheduling, coordination and effective utilization of available resources. Works on problems of limited scope. Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained. Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on most work assignments.

- Assists with timely and accurate planning of material requirements to support MPS. Plans, schedules, and monitors movement of materials through production cycle. Determines material requirements from engineering and production schedules. Coordinates efficient movement of materials with purchasing, production and engineering. Maintains accuracy of assigned data fields in material planning system. Reports problems preventing timely planning to manager.

- Participates in development of detailed, achievable production schedules, and measures and reports performance to schedule. Plans, schedules, and coordinates products through complete production cycle. Works from engineering plans and production specifications to establish production schedules, labor loading and capacity requirements. Coordinates production plans to ensure materials are provided according to schedules. Maintains accuracy of shop floor control system from initial input of work order data through on-going maintenance, to completion and closure.

- Reviews MPS weekly with Master Scheduler to ensure supply matches demand.

- Assists with the timely and accurate implementation of engineering changes which affect production schedule. Reviews proposed design changes, labor and material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions and recommends implementation plans to manager in order to minimize impact to schedules and inventory levels.

- Assists with the coordination of new product introductions as assigned. Works with purchasing, manufacturing, engineering, and marketing to understand and meet material needs of new product programs. Develops specifications for new contract orders under direction of manager or higher level planner/scheduler.

What's in it for you?

* Full training provided

* Full time hours

* Day Shift Monday thru Friday

* Clean and safe working environment

What do you bring to the job?

- Basic knowledge of production and inventory control principles and techniques, including MRP.

- Basic math skills.

- Effective interpersonal skills.

- Effective written and oral communication skills.

- Demonstrated ability to follow established policies and procedures.

- Effective organization and planning skills.

- Typically requires a BA in a related discipline with no experience or equivalent combination of related education and experience.

Why work with Manpower?

* Free training to upgrade your skills

* 24 - 7 Manpower customer care support

* Weekly pay deposited right to your account

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