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Production Planner Scheduler

Location: Sparks
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

RIX Industries manufactures a wide range of pneumatic energy storage and transfer system solutions, including reciprocating piston compressors and gas generators and liquefiers for industrial gasses and breathing air. RIX specializes in applying oil-free technology to high-pressure applications and other highly demanding environments. RIX has been in business since 1878 and has been proudly serving our US Armed Forces for over 120 years. With a solid industry reputation that is second to none, RIX is the established leader in American-made compressor engineering and manufacturing.Position SummaryThe Production Planner/Scheduler is primarily responsible for planning, scheduling, expediting and monitoring progress of production work orders and subsequent readiness for shipping of RIX products and parts. The Production Planner/Scheduler will work closely with production management, material control, and engineering as required to ensure production schedules are developed and maintained to assure on-time delivery performance.Responsibilities

  • Create accurate and timely production plans, schedules and planning bills based on MRP forecast requirements. Monitor progress on all projects, parts orders, work orders, and purchase orders and provide schedule updates.
  • Open work orders to meet the sales order and MRP demand taking into account supplier lead times, manufacturing lead times, production resources, line yields, material inventory and delivery requirements.
  • Respond to sales regarding lead times for quotes and update the standard production routing lead times based on production capacity and material availability.
  • To report schedule exceptions to appropriate department personnel and the Production Manager.
  • Coordinate with Engineering and R&D for non-standard production build material and schedule requirements.
  • Attend weekly production/project review meetings to review shortages against work orders and progress against sales order fulfillment, as required.
  • Monitor material pick lists and material shortage lists. Ensure expediting efforts are prioritized according to delivery dates and available material. Maintain weekly progress updates on parts orders, work orders and purchase orders as required.
  • Assist the Director of Supply Chain Management and the Manufacturing Manager in determining proper personnel resource loading to improve capacity utilization.
  • Be prepared to establish a rolling capacity requirements plan for future manufacturing process improvements. Determine headcount for each specific project.
  • Perform all other duties in the best interest of the company or as directed by the Director of Supply Chain Management and Manufacturing Manager.
  • All Other Duties as AssignedMinimum Qualifications
    • High School Diploma. Five plus years' experience in production scheduling and/or material planning position in an ISO9001 low to medium volume mechanical manufacturing environment. Ability to focus in an environment of conflicting demands with a cool and efficient demeanor. In depth knowledge of production and inventory control (P&IC) techniques.
    • Understanding of manufacturing processes preferably in a metal machine shop or assembly environment. Must have the ability to read and understand structural drawings and schematics. Must have an understanding of basic MRP principles. Requires high energy, good attitude, resourcefulness and a strong sense of urgency.
    • Ability to perform calculations such as percentages, ratios and fractions as well as a fluent working knowledge of geometry.
    • Basic computer skills with the ability to adapt to a variety of software applications.
    • Ability to understand the assembly, use and application of air and gas compressors and generators.
    • Ability to communicate with others to exchange information both orally and in writing.
    • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen or qualified U.S. Person in accordance with ALU 22CFR 120.15. May require the ability to obtain DOD security clearance.Preferred Qualifications
      • Bachelor's Degree in a production management or supply-chain discipline.Physical Requirements & Work EnvironmentThis position is regularly exposed to the following conditions:
        • Manufacturing, warehouse and office environments
        • While working near moving equipment, mechanical parts and lift trucks; must have the ability to follow safe operating procedures.
        • May be exposed to loud noise, fumes and/or toxic chemicals.Must have the following physical abilities:
          • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, stretch, reach, and lift.
          • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds regularly.
          • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods at a desk or table as well as machine tools or printers.Equal OpportunityRIX Industries is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with RIX Industries, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).Compensation details: 67900-88100 Yearly SalaryPI0d3aec51fb9e-31181-34022237

Keywords: RIX INDUSTRIES, Sparks , Production Planner Scheduler, Other , Sparks, Nevada

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