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Lead Production Control Planner in Springdale, AR at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/18/2018

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Job Description

Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value. 
Building and Construction Systems, a business unit of Arconic, is the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for the commercial construction industry. Kawneer is part of Arconic’s global Building and Construction Systems (BCS) business unit, which manufactures and markets architectural systems and products in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Our Kawneer flagship plant in Springdale, AR has an immediate opening for a Lead Production Control Planner
Duties and responsibilities of this role include:
  • Support production scheduling applications in Excel and Access (VBA & SQL)
  • Schedule window orders
  • Schedule outsourced orders
  • Schedule ARM (customer returns) orders for further processing
  • Read fabrication drawings for brake shapes and miscellaneous fab items, and convert into shop work orders
  • Lead twice weekly fabrication capacity meetings
  • Continuously improve fabrication scheduling and planning processes, including connections to our suppliers and customers
  • Back up the Stock Length Planner in times of absence
  • Back up the Production Control Manager in times of absence
  • Lead daily department level meetings
  • Attend daily plant level meetings
  • Produce daily reports
  • Produce weekly reports
  • Create miscellaneous “shop use” work orders
  • Complete Inventory Self-Assessment (ASAT)
Major activities/Key Challenges
  • Lead without being in a position of authority
  • Interact with Internal Customers and Suppliers to facilitate flow of information and material
  • Close Information and capacity gaps where possible and communicate exceptions to Production Control Manager


Basic Qualifications: 
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work and interact at all levels of the organization.
  • Detail oriented including prompt response and excellent documentation skills. 


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