Production Planner

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Temp to Hire, Full-TimeParking AvailableAdvancement OpportunitiesHealth Insurance


Job Description:

Our client is a major manufacturer of sensors, pressure, and temperature valves, and wireless technology for the aerospace field. We are searching for a professional Product planner to join our client's main operation in the city of Phoenix.

The employee assists in developing schedules and determining priority of manufacturing jobs for a single department or group of departments, seeing that various parts and assemblies needed for fulfillment of different contracts are produced according to schedule. Working from the schedule and from planning documents, plans jobs to support customer deliveries.

  • This is a full-time, temp-to-hire position.
  • First shift, from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.
  • Pay Rate: $31.00-$36.00 DOE

Your responsibilities include:

  • Support scheduling and determining priority of manufacturing, jobs for a single department or group of departments.
  • Analyzes plans, planning documents, modification planning data, in order to apply proper time spans for processing materials, parts, and assemblies and to meet required delivery dates.
  • Reschedules work flow to reflect shifting priorities of departmental loading for determination of whether overtime, staffing level changes, or subcontracting are required.
  • Coordinates with purchasing to obtain and schedule materials based on backlog and production schedules. Identifies and communicates shortages for the entire backlog over a frozen period (depending on the area)
  • Coordinates with Operations to resolve difficulties related to shop loading.
  • Follows and audits the physical progress of materials or goods to insure conformance to schedule.
  • Provides status of orders to customer service and management.
  • Works as a liaison between all functions to maintain an uninterrupted flow of required materials.
  • Performs tasks equal to or exceeding established standards while keeping quality up to acceptable standards.
  • Works overtime, and travels as required.
  • Supports Operations and Quality in critical areas as required or when available

Skills and Requirements:

  • Applicant must be ITAR compliant
  • Ability to react to changes productively and perform other essential tasks as assigned;
  • Be team oriented and possess flexibility and adaptability;
  • Ability to read, write and follow written and verbal instructions in English;
  • Good understanding of, and experience with inventory management, Kanban systems, safety stock, cycle count
  • Effective time management skills;
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization;
  • Work consistently to meet the Company’s objectives and traveling as required;
  • Conduct themselves in a professional business-like and civil manner;
  • Continuous improvement focus;
  • Availability, flexibility, and maturity to represent the Company;
  • Manual dexterity to safely and proficiently operate company office equipment;
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods in front of a computer as necessary;
  • Familiarity with typical Microsoft tools including Excel, Outlook, Access;
  • A Bachelor’s degree, APICS/ CPIM certification would be a huge plus

Hiring Requirements:

  • Valid identification that proves your right to work in the United States
  • As a condition of employment, you may be required to pass a drug screen and background check


$31.00 - $36.00Per Hour

About Exact Staff

EXACT STAFF is an E-Verify employer. All offers of employment are conditioned upon presenting identification proving identity and the legal right to work in the U.S. Exact Staff is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to ensuring that all decisions regarding terms, conditions and privileges of employment are in accordance with our principles of equal opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed or religious beliefs, age, sex, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical disability, mental disability, citizenship, military status, protected genetic characteristics, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance. We comply with the ADA and applicable state and local laws and consider reasonable accommodation measures that may be necessary for eligible applicants to perform essential functions of the job. Hire may be subject to passing a medical examination, skill and agility tests. LOS ANGELES APPLICANTS: Exact Staff will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 9 to Chapter XVIII of the Los Angeles Municipal Code