Teledyne Technologies

  • Production Planner

    Job Locations US-MA-N. Falmouth
    Requisition ID
    2019-11394
    Company Name
    Teledyne Benthos/Webb
    Shift
    1st Shift - Morning
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    US Citizen/US National/Perm Resident/ Asylee/Refugee
    Internal Code (for CareerBuilder)
    #CB#
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne Marine Systems is a member of a group of leading-edge undersea technology companies that have been assembled under the Teledyne Marine umbrella. We include Teledyne Benthos and Teledyne Webb Research on Cape Cod, Teledyne Gavia in Iceland and Teledyne SeaBotix/Oceanscience in San Diego. Our products include underwater vehicles (both towed and autonomous), acoustic sensors, pingers, releases, and flotation. Teledyne Marine Systems is EveryWhereYouLook!

    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    Teledyne Marine Systems is seeking an experienced Production Planner. This role will encompass a wide variety of responsibilities including working with product line managers on translating the sales forecast into actionable forecasts in the ERP system and making recommendations on forecast adjustments. Responsible for the scheduling of work orders on the production floor and insuring material is available to build product to meet customer promise dates. Strong analytical skills along with demonstrated success in planning in a dynamic, ever changing, high mix, low volume environment is paramount to the success of the candidate.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Revise production schedules when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages, backlogs, collaborating with management, sales, production or engineering
    • Identifies critical part shortages collaborating with Procurement and Product Line Management to seek resolution and insure appropriate internal personal are notified in the event of customer shipment delays
    • Work with procurement and production to ensure material is available to end users in time to meet customer commitments
    • Develop forecasts at multiple levels and over varying time horizons through close collaboration with product line managers and procurement team
    • Review historical sales trends and provide data to PLM’s to facilitate improved decision making
    • Work with ERP system to develop automated ways to load forecast data and drive all aspects of material while working to improve inventory turns and reducing overall inventory levels
    • Develop standard delivery times for key products to allow for faster turn around
    • Report monthly forecast variances to product line managers
    • Recommend forecast adjustments based on statistical data review
    • Provide lead time and delivery information to sales on non-standard product, using knowledge of all material and resources
    • Working with engineering on phasing in and out of various products with the use of the system
    • Reviewing ECO’s to ensure proper revisions to products are being produced
    • Develop key forecasting processes using the ERP system
    • Participate in monthly SIOP meetings
    • Candidate must possess U.S. citizenship or be a U.S. Person

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in a related field and 5-10 years of directly related experience in a manufacturing environment and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Thorough understanding of bills of material
    • Knowledge of MRP and working with various ERP systems
    • Proficient in Excel; experience with all MSOffice products
    • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal
    • Experience with IFS preferred

    Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Strong analytical skills
    • Demonstrated success in planning in a dynamic, ever changing, high mix, low volume environment
    • Familiarity with inventory control and transactions
    • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities
    • Ability to rapidly response to requests for information
    • Communicate clearly to all levels within the organization (verbal and written)

    The physical/mental demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical demands:

    • Occasional Lifting up to 10 pounds to include, laptop computer or inventory parts

    Work Environment:

    • This position requires periods of working behind a desk, performing tasks on computer
    • Considerable periods of standing or walking throughout the facility to interface with other associates

    Citizenship Requirements

    Due to the type of work at the facility and certain access restrictions, successful applicants must be a "U.S. Person" (US citizens, US nationals, lawful permanent residents, asylees or refugees).

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