Jr. Production Planner
Posted on 3/30/2023

10,001+ employees

Innovative water solutions
Company Overview
Xylem helps consumers solve water. The company works to bring clean water, sanitation and hygiene education to schools and communities in emerging markets, and respond with water solutions when disaster strikes around the globe
San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Supply Chain Management
  • 2 years minimum experience in project execution (engineering, planning, business etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.Basic math skills, strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills required
  • Intermediate level user of Microsoft Office products - Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrate influence leadership competencies through influence that build teams and morale while promoting a continuous improvement culture
  • Experience with an MRP systems
  • Schedules production configured customer orders, and/or Kanban requirements in MRP system to satisfy the production plan and customer demand
  • Provide demand plan to shipping, work closely with logistics to ensure on time shipments
  • Participate in meetings and provide information regarding on time delivery (OTD) / on time to promise (OTP) metrics, schedule attainment, and delinquencies
  • Provide a recovery plan to mitigate back order and delinquency
  • Manage back log and ensure demand is fulfilled on time
  • Coordinates with the production supervisor regarding schedule so they may assign appropriate manpower to the various jobs within the employee's classification
  • Manages and analyze data per Master Scheduler to update schedules for canceled orders, changed order dates, changed order specifications, and expedite requests
  • Monitors and releases customer orders in the MRP scheduling software (daily buckets) based on communicated material availability from the various planner-buyers
  • Works with the factory manager to develop staffing levels and OT plans to support the production plan
  • Communicates potential part shortages to the factory manager and planner-buyers through various communication channels including the on-time database
  • Maintenance of daily MRP data consisting of material requests, material moves, pick requests, etc
  • Participates in various Lean activities including Kaizen Events and 5-S teams
  • Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction
  • Other duties as assigned by the planning and scheduling supervisor
Desired Qualifications
  • Black Belt certification, experience with CI practices such as QDIP
  • Knowledge of Epicor Iscala