Kforce Manufacturing Planner in Phoenix, Arizona

Kforce has a client seeking a Manufacturing Planner in Phoenix, Arizona (AZ).Responsibilities:

  • Develops detailed production plans through the complete production cycle, from design to production release, working with product management, sales, engineering, procurement and production

  • Identifies manufacturing constraints and works with operations team to reduce processing times

  • Plans and schedules new products through qualification process

  • Ensures availability of materials and labor to meet production requirements and delivery commitments

  • Revises schedules based on customer need, material, and capacity

  • Release work orders to the production floor and maintain accuracy of Work-in-Process inventory

  • Develops and implements new and improved processes and procedures to enhance productivity and efficiency

  • Knows and follows the company's human resources policies and procedures; adheres to applicable employment laws

  • Exemplifies and fosters teamwork within the company

  • Promptly responds to concerns, issues, and suggestions and acts to ensure positive employee relations

  • Regular attendance is required

  • May occasionally be required to work overtime

  • Aerospace experience highly preferred but not required

  • Knowledge manufacturing planning practices and procedures

  • Knowledge of electronics manufacturing

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written

  • Proficiency in MS Office

  • Excellent customer services skills are required for contact with vendors and customers

  • MRP system knowledge required

  • Exercise good judgment regarding the appropriate quality and quantity of supplies and equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional certification APICS CPIM preferred

  • Experience with MRP- Oracle preferred

  • Experience with planning of electronics or military parts a plus

  • Experience planning parts with space requirements a plus

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years