PDS Tech Inc Production Planner in Arlington, Texas

PDS Tech is seeking a Production Planner for an open position in Arlington, TX

Additional duties and responsibilities will include

•Identifying and managing constraints within the value chain

•Setting priorities and coordinating activities across a functionally diverse team for success

•Multi-tasking multiple program requirements simultaneously

•Planning for procurement of all material components required to complete the job

•Ensuring that sufficient material is available to support production, while not procuring excessive inventory that will be prone to obsolescence

•Initiating and maintaining contact with vendors for timely delivery of components

•Planning, preparing, issuing and controlling material according to program and production schedules

•Coordinating material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements

•Advising management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems

•Ensuring materials and services are provided as needed

•Confirming material supply and demands

•Preparing work orders or purchase requests for the production or purchase of components or parts based on a master production schedule, shop load and inventory requirements

•Coordinating interdepartmental activity across functional groups

•Scheduling and expediting the movement of parts across the entire supply chain, both internally and externally

•Attending program meetings and preparing material and work flow reports for Management

•Supporting department proposal requirements

•Bachelor’s Degree Required and minimum 5 years related experience in Production Planning, working in team environment

•Experience with an MRP/ERP system and/or other software around production planning, forecasting and inventory management. Experience with Deltek Costpoint is a plus.

•Experience in production planning using tools which optimize assets to increase productivity

•Experience working with Bills of Materials, product routings and financial tools

•Current Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one is required

•Strong written and verbal communication skills

•Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.