Manufacturing Planner

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United States of America
Camarillo, California
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Plan, coordinate, and expedite the flow of materials between departments according to production and shipping schedules or department priorities; review material requirements to identify overdue materials and communicate risk; revise and reschedule orders when necessary; collaborate with inventory control, purchasing, engineering, quality; prepare reports. Manages job details from conception to completion.

Education Level:

  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Job Experience:

  • Five (5) or more years in manufacturing, materials and production coordination

Skills/Special Training Required to Effectively Perform the Job:

  • APICS Certification.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints to the extent required to write manufacturing procedures with adequate clarity and detail for shop use.


  • Plan, schedule and prepare job orders; route material pick lists to inventory.

  • Revise and reschedule orders to compensate for rush order priorities, material shortages, vendors’ failure to deliver or customer cancellations.

  • Review master production schedules and work orders to determine order priorities.

  • Schedule workflow and communicate priorities to production, quality, and inventory; liaison with department supervisors to determine work progress.

  • Review and become familiar with all drawings, specifications, and other documents concerning assigned projects.

  • Resolve shop problems and build delays with Manufacturing Managers and revise schedules when necessary.

  • Review engineering changes and work with procurement, quality, inventory, and production to arrange for rework or scrap and communicate related risk to management.

  • Establish manufacturing lead time on regular orders and set minimum inventory levels including safety stock.

  • Provide information on changes in manufacturing methods to Manufacturing Engineering.

  • Provide information on low inventories and critical shortages to Procurement.

  • Look for opportunities to consolidate work orders and collaborate with Procurement to outsource established assemblies

  • Supply a forecast for critical and/or long lead risk components to Procurement.

  • Coordinate with the Production Control Manager to ensure specific sales contract items and customizations are met.

  • May coordinate with part sales to maintain appropriate levels of spare inventory.

  • May coordinate subcontract work with purchasing.

  • May coordinate with sales and logistics regarding product packaging and shipping requirements.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

Job Requirements:

  • MRP experience.

  • ERP Experience, (Epicor preferred).

  • Excel - intermediate

  • Analytical and detail-oriented

  • Teamwork, cooperation, positive attitude and strong work ethic.

Careers with Sandvik:

Sandvik offers a career opportunity with an international company that develops and creates cutting edge electric and hybrid technology. You will be part of a fast-growing establishment of highly motivated people who have a strong will to succeed. With us, you have substantial opportunities for personal development, and will be working with highly skilled colleagues. Sandvik provides a competitive compensation and benefit package, including 401(k), Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance plans, paid vacation and 11 paid holidays.

EEO Statement:

Sandvik is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any applicant who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing an application or at any time during the application process should contact Human Resources at Sandvik also provides reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities consistent with its obligations under the law.

Deadline: Not set
Job-ID: R0048345

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