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Planning Expeditor

Gardena, CA · Manufacturing
Job Title – Planning Expeditor
Location – Near Hawthorne, CA
Onsite, Full Time, Direct Hire
Salary – DOE
 
Job Summary of the Planning Expeditor position
Integr8staff seeks a skilled Planning Expeditor to serve as planning representative in assigned manufacturing area(s) to perform work center prioritization per planning build plans. This position is an extension of the Supply Chain Planning Team. Communication is vital to ensure schedule attainment at work centers to scheduled pick dates.
 
Responsibilities of the Planning Expeditor position
Prioritizing build plans and related planning/inventory activity to ensure timely and efficient completion of parts and assemblies within assigned manufacturing area including machinery fabrication, machine shop, assembly, tooling or processing operations.
Utilize a broad knowledge of inventory shop order related activity together with a working knowledge of shop operations and procedures.
Ensure that parts move between work centers and all inventory transactions are completed prior to movement. This includes material/component issues, scrap, split orders and cross functional communication.
Assist in work order planning releases to build and maintain the revenue build plans in
conjunction with the planning analysts.
Identify tasks to be performed, establish method for task completion, identify material, equipment, supplies and personnel required, and to provide schedules and controls necessary to complete production operations.
Follow detail schedules (build plans) for fabrication of parts and assemblies in assigned area.
Direct movement of materials, documentation, gages, supplies and tooling to provide for timely production task completion.
Determine station workload and adjust schedules in light of production progress, part priority, material availability, equipment utilization and labor supply to maintain even overall load distribution.
Handle schedule change including adjustment of order priorities, splitting orders, part reallocation or material substitutions.
Elevate issues related problems with concerned personnel in manufacturing, methods
engineering, planning, engineering, quality control or tooling to discover possible remedial
actions where above-average poise, tact and skill are required.
Assist in purchasing escalations of raw material and finished goods to ensure continuous
workflow with outside processing vendors and receiving.
Assist in maintenance of the raw material bar yard, including organization and movement of all
raw material bars in support of expediting parts in the shop.
Working with operation and supply chain centers to provide status on Line of Balance escalations from high priority customers, providing daily updates to the Supply Chain Manager.
 
Requirements of the Planning Expeditor position
One year certificate from college or technical school; or two to three years of related experience
and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions,
percentages, area, circumference, and volume and apply concepts of basic math.
Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Knowledge of software; Spreadsheets; Inventory software; Design software; Internet software; Order processing systems; Project Management and Manufacturing software.
Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Specific vision abilities include Close vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. Frequently required to stand; walk and talk or hear.
Required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and climb or balance.

Updated resume is required for consideration.  Only Local candidates will be considered - Position does not offer relocation or visa sponsorship.
 
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