Production Control Planner

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Production Control Planner

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    Production Control Planner
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      Central Manchester
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 Davis National Staffing is partnering with a leading Aerospace product development company in the Manchester, CT area to hire a motivated Production Planner with MRP experience, preferably Epicor. If interested in this role, please apply to this posting. To expedite the process, email your Word formatted resume to Rich Gardner at to be contacted.

6 + months with possibility to go perm  

 The Production Control Planner will use various tools and knowledge of the manufacturing process to facilitate material availability and material flow through the factory in order to support the plant shipment plan.   They will partner with Manufacturing, Purchasing, and Quality to 1) develop achievable work center schedules; 2) prioritize if constraints are present and 3) reschedule work as needed.

Essential Responsibilities


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  • Create, maintain and communicate work center schedules.
  • Manage production orders:  starts/release; date changes; order splitting; shortages.
  • Prioritize work at independent and shared work centers.
  • Interface with Manufacturing, Purchasing, and QA on issues and rescheduling.
  • Identify risks to production plan, evaluate the impact and resolve to remove risk.
  • Drive to root cause of material shortages and production misses and develop countermeasures.
  • Use of ERP system as a primary tool for planning production.
  • Maintain MRP master data and processes, lot size, lead time, scrap rate
  • Follow first articles from start to finish, monitor innovation/development production.
  • Document standard work.

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     US Citizenship or Green Card Holder

     Bachelors Degree

     Strong organizational and time management skills.

     Strong manufacturing and scheduling or materials management experience.

     Strong computer skills (MS word, excel, PowerPoint, ERP)

     Strong communication skills, verbal and written.

     Strong working knowledge of BOM’s, item master, MRP, MPS

     APICS certification desired

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