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Production Planner

  • Location: Santa Fe Springs
  • $ Salary: US$75000.00 - US$95000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Shannon Griffin
  • Expiry Date: 30 May 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -052023-479110


This position is responsible for issuing and closing work orders for biomedical and sewing areas based on set schedules and maintaining overall flow of materials through production.


  • Issues work orders for biomedical and sewing areas
  • Maintains and updates all production schedules via ERP system
  • Looks at material requirements / purchases for potential material shortages
  • When shortages are identified, issues requisitions or works with purchasing to expedite
  • Ensures all orders are shipped by due dates and notifies customer service when they cannot
  • Shall maintain on time delivery > 90%
  • Shall maintain material inventory accuracy > 98%
  • Identifies and pursues cost reduction opportunities essential functions.


  • 4-5+ years' experience in creating supply chain processes in Manufacturing and Production environments
  • Experience of process creation/systems for materials making their way through a production lifecycle
  • Experience of forecasting
  • Experience with tracking this data in an ERP system such as SAP
  • Experience working in regulated industry environments are preferred (medical devices, pharmaceuticals, aeronautics, aviation, food and beverage etc)
  • Bachelor's Degree is highly preferred.