Production Planner in Winsted, CT at Arconic

Date Posted: 6/30/2018

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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. Arconic Engines, a business unit of Arconic, is a world-class producer of aero engine and industrial gas turbine components, including airfoils, rings, disks and forgings. Arconic Engines excels in vacuum melted superalloys, machining, performance coatings and hot isostatic pressing for high-performance parts that enable the next-generation of quieter, more fuel-efficient aero engines and cleaner power generation. For more information: Follow @arconic: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Develops schedules establishing sequence and timeframe of manufacturing operations in order to meet production requirements. Reviews orders, shipping needs, plant capacity, and inventory before drawing up schedules. Set up operational series to guide production work.

  • Daily communication with Production Leaders regarding product flow to and from their Cells
  • Elevation of all situations relating to casting availability, internal and external processes, and product quality that place communicated customer deliveries in jeopardy
  • Assume responsibility to insure Manufacturing System(s) accurately reflect the reporting of inventory for all relevant locations within FG, WIP, RAW, Crib Storage
  • Communication to Cell Leaders, Production Leaders, Casting Coordinator and Out Plant Coordinator of any production issues that impact schedule expectations
  • Communication of delivery commitments to customer and liaison with sales representatives
  • Interface with Shipping Department to coordinate movement of finished product from Winsted and out Plant facilities to customer site to insure on time delivery as measured by customer
  • Maintain accurate documentation as to the inventory levels residing at each operation step within the product router sequences (internal and external) - perpetual inventory management
  • Develop production forecast that supports financial and business objectives
  • Coordinate all customer demand changes with Sales and Casting Plants
  • Process Purchase Order and Requisition following Processes and Procedures
  • Perform Physical Inventory following Processes and Procedures
  • Complete Shipping and Receiving Process documentation along with outplant & drop ship activities
  • Other job duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 2 years of production control and planning experience.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelors degree in business from an accredited institution
  • APIC certification preferred
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Proficient PC Computer Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Familiarity and compliance with corporate and plant protocols including EHS, SOX, Ethics of business conduct, ABS, ASAT, ISO, and export control preferred
  • Familiar with various production planning systems.


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