Production/Materials Planner
IPG Photonics Corporation - Oxford, MA

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DESCRIPTION

The Production Planner/Materials Planner performs various production control activities and ensures that all materials are available to support the production schedule. This position reports on the status of materials inventory levels and drives actions necessary to resolve any limiters, such as finding substitute parts, negotiating improved dates with suppliers, etc.,

DUTIES

  • Monitoring inventory levels and adjusting purchasing requirements
  • Monitoring customer/production orders
  • Reporting on use of materials
  • Posting production schedules
  • Gathering and filing records and reports
  • Review engineering requests and bills of materials to assess cost and availability of materials
  • Review blueprints and product specifications to accurately determine amount of materials needed
  • Generate requests to purchase and track parts through receipt
  • Document overall material need, including all codes, brands, and contact information necessary to process orders
  • Adjust amounts for existing inventory
  • Ability to understand engineering documents and work closely with members of the engineering team.
  • Responsibility of acknowledging issues in the dept and devising corrective action plans to fix the issues
  • Work closely with other departments such as purchasing, accounting, and shipping/receiving
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates or Bachelors degree in Business Administration
  • 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • General understanding of production practices, shipping & sales orders
  • Experience with inventory management systems; Navision, a plus
  • Solid Data entry skills - proficient in Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Access
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of management
  • Must possess strong analytical skills, including problem analysis and resolution
  • Ability to work independently
  • Monitoring inventory levels and adjusting purchasing requirements
  • Monitoring customer/production orders
  • Reporting on use of materials
  • Posting production schedules
  • Gathering and filing records and reports
  • Review engineering requests and bills of materials to assess cost and availability of materials
  • Review blueprints and product specifications to accurately determine amount of materials needed
  • Generate requests to purchase and track parts through receipt
  • Document overall material need, including all codes, brands, and contact information necessary to process orders
  • Adjust amounts for existing inventory
  • Ability to understand engineering documents and work closely with members of the engineering team.
  • Responsibility of acknowledging issues in the dept and devising corrective action plans to fix the issues
  • Work closely with other departments such as purchasing, accounting, and shipping/receiving

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