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Production Planner Supervisor

Company: Ametek, Inc.
Location: San Pablo
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job ID: 21289Position Description: Come join a company where what you do makes a difference. For over 50 years, Zygo Corporation, located in Middlefield, CT has been a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical metrology systems and ultra-precise optical components and assemblies. We are a worldwide supplier of optical metrology instruments, high precision optical components, and complex electro-optical system design and manufacturing services. Recognized as a valued partner by its customers for innovative technology, application expertise, product reliability, and responsiveness, ZYGO has been driven by a passion for innovation, as evidenced by approximately 750 patents awarded since its foundation. We are dedicated to helping you grow your career by using all your talents, insights and experiences in a welcoming team environment. Bring your passion, commitment and curiosity and come grow with us as together we work to make our world a safer place.Summary/ObjectivesThe Production Planning Supervisor will supervise a team of production planners and one shipping coordinator in a fast-paced optical manufacturing environment. In this non-traditional planning role, they will support engineering projects as well as standard products in the execution of the production schedule to meet customer shipments. They will use the ERP system to maintain the Master Production Schedule, Capacity Plan, and master item date to optimize inventory levels and ensure on time delivery.Essential Functions (reasonable accommodations may be made in enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)1. Manage the receipt, processing, planning control and issuance of material.2. Manage material to support customer demand, service, and lead-time expectations3. Ensure staff of production planners and shipping/receiving coordinators understand and continue to improve processes and procedures4. Continuously evaluate and prioritize the resources required to support the production plan. Publish weekly shipment/status schedule to ensure manufacturing---s support of sales. 5. Review material requirements for new product introduction, product obsolescence, non-conforming material, and Engineering Change Orders (ECO)6. Interact with Manufacturing, Quality, Sales, Shipping, Receiving and Finance personnel to meet schedule requirements7. Work with procurement to initiate purchasing of materials and ideal purchasing methods to meet planning schedule.8. Performs other related duties as assigned.Required Competencies 1. Strong ability to communicate in verbal and written form. Strong ability to follow verbal or written instructions2. Able to solve problems by collecting data and using critical thinking skills3. Able to use Power Point, Access, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Projects, and advanced Excel skills (for example the ability to use pivot tables, v-look ups, graphing and complex spreadsheets). 4. Ability to organize reports, folders, and communications from multiple sources. Strong ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.5. Ability to work with many diverse groups 6. Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment7. Able to think outside the box and offer and/or implement suggestions to improve processes8. Performs other related duties as assignedRequired Education and Experience (Indicate education based on job-related requirements consistent with business necessity)BS Degree in Business or related field or 5 years of Management experience in a Manufacturing Environment. APICS Certification is desirable. Experience with demand pull Kanban or reorder point preferred.ITAR restrictions applyPhysical DemandsThe physical demands 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.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Job Requirements:Position Requirements:Ametek Requires all new hires to be vaccinated. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Ametek, Inc., San Francisco , Production Planner Supervisor, Professions , San Pablo, California

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