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Production Planner

Company: Elbit Systems of America
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: or follow us on Twitter.

Job Description

The Production Planner completes MRP analysis of Outputs and Actions related to Production Orders and the flow of assets through Production and MRP.

Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Monitor and report on aging of Production Orders in WIP.
  • Monitor and report shortage quantities affecting WIP and Production Order Release.
  • Monitor and report SRU and LRU on time completions.
  • On-time review of Planned Orders due for release.
  • On-time release of production orders not held up due to shortages.
  • Support daily shortage and other manufacturing coordination meetings.
  • Monitor second issues of material to WIP.
  • Ensure paperwork accuracy of Production Orders prior to release for kitting activity.
  • Maintenance of open Production Orders as required.
  • Monitor MRP signals for manufactured items and ensure prompt action.
  • Support periodic WIP floor audits, including reconciliation.
  • Support Warehouse 41 inventory accuracy counts, including reconciliation.
  • Participate in Process Improvement activities.
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
    • Action all messages generated by MRP, including release of Production Orders, Reschedule and Cancellation.
    • Maintenance of Production Orders, including red-lining.
    • Manually firm-plan Planned Production Orders, as needed, to level load floor capacity.
    • Maintain item ordering and planning data.
    • Send material in kit of piece fashion outside of ESA Fort Worth to support Outside Production Orders.
    • Prioritize receipts of material needed to meet MRP schedules.
      Business Relationships
      • Program Managers.
      • Project Managers.
      • Master Production Scheduling.
      • Engineering Configuration Management.
      • Procurement Management and Group.
      • Warehouse/Shipping/Receiving Group.
      • Manufacturing Directors.
      • Information Technology Baan Administrator.

        • Bachelor Degree Preferred (5-10 years functional experience may substitute)
        • High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
          Training Pre-requisites (Within One Year Of Taking Position)
          • ESD
          • Safety Training, as dictated by Safety Department
            • CPIM Certification Preferred
              Experience Required
              • Functional (Using Skill Set) - 3-5 years
              • Management - 5-10 years
              • Industry - 5-10 years
                Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required (Unique And Measurable)
                • Knowledge of manufacturing electronic components.
                • Experienced in a production order process.
                • Experience in a warehouse business environment.
                • Analytical aptitude.
                • Good inter-personal skills.
                • Ability to use software application as needed.
                  Additional Information

                  As a contractor to the U.S. federal government, all Elbit Systems of America employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As a result, full vaccination is required for this position unless you are legally entitled to an accommodation.

                  All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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