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Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 6:40 PM

Job Description
Are you a results oriented, analytical individual who thrives in controlling a swiftly paced, manufacturing environment filled with challenge and various job activities? Do you pride yourself on being a no:nonsense, self:determined, confident, tactically driven person who executes tasks with precision, quality, and attention to detail? We appreciate hard working and devoted people, and have the ideal position for you in our established and growing organization. Joining our team will provide you the opportunity to immediately make a significant impact, and to daily see the results of your efforts.
The Production Planner will have the responsibility for ensuring the administrative and manufacturing processes efficiently meet the needs of customer requirements, production, human resources, and regulatory compliance. This is a hands on position in a very busy office, and successful candidates will need to be well organized, able to prioritize and work independently, and prepared to accept substantial decision making responsibility. The position will report directly to the Operations Manager and company President, and will manage both shop and other office personnel as needed to complete assigned responsibilities. Core duties will include:
Customer and Vendor Relations:
: Serve as the primary contact for all general communication with customers and vendors to ensure satisfaction and resolve any issues with quality, delivery, or invoicing
: Validate and enter customer purchase orders and/or shipment releases into company software, including creation of production and assembly shop orders
: Ensure on:time delivery per customer orders and/or respond to customer expedites by managing production and/or subcontractors, including managing machine schedules and directing production resources accordingly
: Manage shipping of product to customers and subcontractors, including creation of picking tickets and other required shipping paperwork, selection of appropriate freight methods (LTL vs. UPS), scheduling of pickups, and invoicing through company software
: Provide quotes for new and repeat jobs to customers, coordinating when necessary with operations, vendors, and/or engineering on costs and/or lead time requirements
: Manage customers usage of items on stocking agreements, and schedule shipments and/or new orders appropriately, including forecasting need based on prior usage as needed
: Manage RFQ submissions and vendor selection for freight, subcontract services, raw material, and scrap sales, including scheduling of purchase orders and tracking for on:time delivery from vendors
: Assist AP in verifying payments owed as required
Human Resources:
: Review employee time clock entries for accuracy, and assist accounting with payroll as needed
: Administration of insurance coverage and other employee benefits, including monitoring employee benefit thresholds, and taking appropriate actions when thresholds are met
: Place and maintain job postings as needed, including initial review of resume submissions and initial interviews
: Assist with tracking and issuing warnings as required for attendance and/or other issues
: Regulatory compliance as required, including review and maintenance of employee handbook and all required postings
The Production Planner and Administrative Manager will also assist the company President, Operations Manager, Production Manager, and/or Engineering on special projects as assigned.
Job Requirements:
: Associates or Bachelors Degree required; or minimum 5 years directly related job experience
: Experience working in a manufacturing or related environment strongly preferred
: Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
: Exceptional written and oral communication skills
: Customer service:oriented with the ability to anticipate and meet future needs
: Ability to


• Location: oakdale, Pittsburgh

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