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IDEX Production Planner I in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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POSITION SUMMARY

Assume production planning responsibility for the Master Production Scheduling/Manufacturing Resource Planning (MPS/MRP), monitor the production status of open work orders and the control of inventory. Maintain accurate specification databases on multi-level Bill of Materials. Generate various reports to monitor material supplies on all demands, monitoring and analyzing data to recommend and implement changes; design and institute the necessary procedural controls for planning, controlling and maintaining accuracy of multi-level inventory requirements, and assist in special projects.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs production planning including the MPS/MRP for the Bill of Materials components demands generated by JD Edwards (JDE)

  • Generates various production reports and reviews to monitor the delivery status of open work orders, purchase orders in order to communicate with the sellers regarding orders with possible delay

  • Maintain a positive working relationship and liaise with buyers in order to troubleshoot supplier dock dates

  • Work with buyers to ensure that supply dock dates align with planned need dates

  • Performs inventory variance analysis

  • Designs and institutes the necessary procedural controls for planning, controlling and maintaining accuracy of the optical inventory requirements

  • Assists on special projects

  • Finds substitute parts in stock for items that are not available as the specified identification number on the sales order.

  • Creates multi-level specification data with new identification numbers to required specifications.

  • Generates reports as needed

  • Recommends and implements changes as necessary

  • Assists in maintaining the daily database

  • Assists in controlling the use of polished substrates

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the planning supervisor

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Perform data entry with a high degree of accuracy

  • Demonstrate strong knowledge and experience using computerized systems and spreadsheets.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience with MPS/MRP procedures and applications.

  • Perform basic mathematical calculations

  • Learn, read, interpret and understand inventory catalog descriptions, part numbers, technical specifications, computer reports, computerized spreadsheet formulas and other job related information

  • Design advanced spreadsheets using Excel or equivalent software packages

  • Demonstrate and practice a detail-oriented approach to analyzing and problem solving complicated inventory problems

  • Learn and use JDE and abide by any Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) requirements

  • Perform repetitive tasks requiring exacting and continuous mental and visual concentration in a consistent manner

  • Maintain flexibility

  • Work well with time and production restrictions

  • Prioritize and organize

CREDENTIALS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Associates Degree or Certificate in Business Administration, Manufacturing, Materials Mgt., or related field preferred; or,

  • High School Diploma or GED and 2 years related experience in a professional fast-paced manufacturing environment required.

  • Prefer 2 years’ experience in Materials Resource Planning (MRP)

  • Prefer 2 years’ experience using computerized material planning and purchasing system.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Willing to work weekends when necessary

  • Willing to work extended hours when necessary

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK CONDITIONS

  • Climb ladder to reach stock on higher shelves

  • Demonstrate upper body mobility in order to move inventory to/from shelves, operate computer system, lift and transport objects

  • Manipulate papers and/or parts into packaging material

  • Grasp, press, type, and safety use sharp instruments to open boxes

  • Pull stock boxes off the shelves.

  • Exposure to minimal fumes from acetone, alcohol, and acetic acid used by others in the work area

PHYSICAL CLASSIFICATION OF JOB

Light Work: The ability to move up to twenty pounds occasionally or up to ten pounds frequently. This is light work which requires the following physical activities: reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity. The worker is exposed to hazards and the work is performed primarily indoors.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT

This position requires compliance with ITAR Regulations; this person must be a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

  • All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. *

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IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

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Job Family: Operations

Business Unit: CVI

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