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Production Planner

Job Position: Production Planner

DEPARTMENT: SALES

Wages: Exempt | Employment Status: Full-time | Reports to Plant Manager

Directs and oversees the planning of the operations to satisfy customer orders, while ensuring that efficiency, timeliness and quality standards are achieved. Assures shipment performance is achieved monthly and annually for all customers and Omaha Steel.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Coordinate and directs multi-departmental activities to achieve customer delivery in the most cost-effective manner
  • Prepare and analyze schedules and production orders to make decisions concerning production level requirements, optimal staffing, with consideration of budgetary limitations, time constraints, and sales forecasts
  • Coordinates with operations, engineering and quality staff to resolve bottlenecks and/or processing problems
  • Develop and implement production tracking and control systems
  • Assists with maintaining effective product inventory levels and turns
  • Oversees the BOM inventories
  • Expedites the placement of purchase orders and/or delivery of materials (BOM)
  • Analyze production demands and develops appropriate plant capacity requirements
  • Plans and schedules workflow for each department and operation according to manufacturing sequences and lead times
  • Proactively determines the status of orders, expedites operations that delay schedules and modifies schedules to meet potential unforeseen conditions
  • Monitors each operation to ensure schedule dates and/or assignments are satisfying customer order commitments
  • Compiles and provides the necessary reports that accurately reflect OSCC’s customer delivery performance, along with other internal reporting
  • Acts as a liaison between operations and customer service
  • Mentor, develop and perform performance appraisals on all direct reports
  • Actively promote and ensure a safe working environment for all that employees
  • Perform any and all other job-related tasks as assigned

Qualifications, Requirements, and Skills

  • Minimum High School degree. Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and people management skills
  • Excellent organizational and managerial skills
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to work accurately while meeting assigned deadlines
  • Must be willing to work flex hours based on operational demand
  • Must possess strong verbal skills and have a highly developed sense of urgency
  • Must have the ability to interact with internal and external contacts in a positive and professional manner
  • Microsoft Word and Excel experience with strong computer literacy and organizational skills
  • Must be able to read and write in English and possess good writing skills
  • Must have reliable attendance & work well with others

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The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as assigned by their supervisor. All employees are required to follow and maintain all safety practices and procedures at all times.

Omaha Steel Castings Company reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way desired and the essential job functions may be modified to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

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  • By clicking “submit,” I hereby affirm that the information provided on this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I also understand that misleading or false statements will constitute as sufficient cause for refusal of hire or as a termination of my employment, even if discovered at a later date. I understand that neither the acceptance of this application nor the subsequent entry into any employment relationship with Omaha Steel Castings Company (OSCC) creates an actual or implied contract of employment. I understand if I accept employment with OSCC that it will be on an at-will basis. This means that either OSCC or I have the right to terminate any employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause.

    I understand and agree to submit to drug and alcohol testing before any official employment offer is given to me. I release OSCC and its employees, plus other persons or companies, from any and all liability arising out of or related in any way to such testing. I also authorize OSCC to investigate information concerning my education, employment history and all other aspects of my background relevant to my proposed employment. This includes being subject to a thorough background check. I release OSCC, plus any other persons or companies, from any and all liability arising from such investigation.

By clicking “submit,” I hereby affirm that the information provided on this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I also understand that misleading or false statements will constitute as sufficient cause for refusal of hire or as a termination of my employment, even if discovered at a later date. I understand that neither the acceptance of this application nor the subsequent entry into any employment relationship with Omaha Steel Castings Company (OSCC) creates an actual or implied contract of employment. I understand if I accept employment with OSCC that it will be on an at-will basis. This means that either OSCC or I have the right to terminate any employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause.

I understand and agree to submit to drug and alcohol testing before any official employment offer is given to me. I release OSCC and its employees, plus other persons or companies, from any and all liability arising out of or related in any way to such testing. I also authorize OSCC to investigate information concerning my education, employment history and all other aspects of my background relevant to my proposed employment. This includes being subject to a thorough background check. I release OSCC, plus any other persons or companies, from any and all liability arising from such investigation.

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