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Production Planner

$62,500    LITTLETON, MA
•  Direct Hire
•  Job Number:227654
•  Posted:12/21/2021

Plans, develops, and implements production control milestones and priorities. Requisitions and analyzes each item for quantity, specifications, and delivery requirements which may include purchases with local Outside Process suppliers. Coordinates activities from purchasing and manufacturing departments. Organizes all production activities related to control, scheduling, receipt, and distribution of materials and parts. Responsible for routing and expediting the movement of parts, end items, supplies, and materials within production and repair departments to meet customer ship dates. Works with manufacturing staff to plan production schedule. Establishes effective communication between purchasing, production assembly, test, quality control, machine shop, repair department, and engineering to achieve goals and plans. Implements ECN or customer change orders. Back-up driver to deliver & pick-up orders at local vendors as needed (Clean driving record required). Support Shipping and Receiving functions as needed. May include use of basic tools (screw gun, saws, etc.) and crating of large assemblies. Understanding of BOM structures and inventory control processes.  Knowledge of microwave materials, assembly, and test processes a plus. Detail knowledge of ERP system and Microsoft Office applications. Knowledge of export control and compliance requirements. Basic knowledge and understanding of mechanical drawings. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Ability to juggle production orders based on vendor or customer demands.


Requires a minimum of three years of experience in purchasing, planning, & production control. Experience in RF Microwave preferred. Graduation from a technical high school and/or college.


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