Production Planner in Martinsville, VA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Communicate with internal and external customer’s purchase orders
  • Review, distribute and create new sales and production orders for the shop floor, any rework, and/or changes to routings.
  • Apply inventory through SAP, review, report and firm unapplied orders.
  • Prioritize orders to ensure on time application for on time delivery of material.
  • Develop and maintain forge / grind schedule to facilitate improved on time delivery
  • Create outside conversion purchase orders for outside processing vendors and communicate required priorities
  • Daily communication with Arconic transportation team including truck drivers for all production shipping and receiving needs
  • Will train and serve as the backup for the Planning and Scheduling Manager
  • Develop and maintain work procedures
  • Liaise with the commercial and operations team to support customer communications
  • Perform shipping and receiving functions in SAP
  • Ensure safe work practices to keep team injury free
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management
  • Maintain inventory of supplies needed for the shipping and receiving department


Basic Qualifications/Requirements

  • Associate Degree
  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience in planning and scheduling
  • Strong computer application skills including advanced MS Office Suite.
  • Experience in maintaining production and batch schedules.
  • Must be able to perform and manage in a plant production office environment with interruptions.
  • Must be detail oriented and quality-minded.
Preferred Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or higher education
  • 5-10 years of relevant work experience in planning
  • SAP experience
  • Prefer industrial manufacturing experience
  • ISO9001 and/or SOX compliance



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