Production Planner in LaPorte, IN at Arconic

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic Engines is looking for an experienced production planning professional with a hands-on style to join our manufacturing facility located in LaPorte, Indiana. Nestled half way between South Bend and Chicago, just miles from the Lake Michigan shores, come join our team working in one of the most exciting Aerospace facilities in the country.

This position is responsible for planning and executing a production schedule based on customer requirements that ensures on-time delivery of product.
  • Coordinate and implement planning and scheduling of work based on customer schedules
  • Expedite product through production
  • Input customer requirements in Oracle Order Management and Oracle Demand Planning
  • Monitor progress of WIP (including outplant WIP) and key metrics related to WIP
  • Arrange for delivery of parts to meet production schedules
  • Prepare monthly forecast.
  • Complete status reports, such as production progress, customer requirement status, delivery information, and materials inventory using Microsoft Access databases
  • Communicate with and represent the organization to customers and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
  • Confer with establishment personnel, vendors, and customers to coordinate processing and shipping, and to resolve complaints.
  • Perform day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork
All other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
A minimum of 2 years of purchasing, logistics, or production control experience within a manufacturing environment.
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors degree from an accredited institution.
Experience with Order Management and Demand Planning Systems


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