Planner/Scheduler I in Angleton, TX at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 6/21/2018

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Job Description

Job Title
Planner/Scheduler I

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Job Summary
We are looking for an experienced Planner/Scheduler with at least 2 years of Manufacturing experience. This opportunity is located at our Angleton, Texas location. Angleton is located about 40 miles South of Houston, Texas.

Come join an industry leader in Electronics Manufacturing. Benchmark offers comprehensive design and manufacturing services to customers around the world. We serve the Medical, Aerospace, Telecom, Energy, Transportation, Computing and Storage markets. You’ve seen our work at the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and in Hollywood. America’s women and men in uniform count on our technical skills to help ensure our country remains safe and the commercial aircraft crisscrossing our skies use products we manufacture. Products we engineer live inside some of the world’s fastest computers and are saving lives every day in hospitals and surgical suites around the globe. As a leading electronics manufacturing solution provider, we identify and work with the world’s best original equipment manufacturers to bring their products to life through design, test development, and electronics manufacturing.

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This job description provides examples of expectations at the various levels to help differentiate high level expectations; however, it is not all inclusive.

The Planner/Scheduler loads schedule and releases orders per schedule review process defined by Supply Chain Analyst. Monitors status of planned and released orders through shipment and invoice payment and expedites/resolves issues that delay schedules.

Essential Functions and Competencies

•Act as a key contact for receipt and entry of new orders, change orders and net change analysis from customers
• Perform material and capacity analysis, work with Supply Chain Analyst to assist in establishing a production schedule for each order, and communicate/resolve issues related to discrepancies between the requested and promised due date
• Acknowledge promised delivery date to customer and assist Supply Chain Analyst in resolution of issues related to discrepancies between the requested and promised due date
• Process component and non-inventory order entries and invoices as needed
• Contribute to planning functions and may make recommendations and/or decisions to support the Supply Chain Analyst
• Communicate forecast and production schedule changes to Master Planner and Supply Chain supervisor
• Analyze potential impact of forecast and production schedule changes on component procurement and production volume
• Monitor material status on upcoming orders; Flag and release orders as daily release schedule is defined
• Monitor all orders to assure timely completion to promise date and escalate/resolve issues that may prevent timely delivery of orders
• Work with Production, Product Engineering, Kit pull, Shipping, and Purchasing for any issues related to priorities, holds, throughput or capacity issues, part shortages, or engineering changes on released orders
• May participate on the Customer Team as the Planning Dept. representative to support department and business unit
• Assist Supply Chain Management or Supply Chain Analyst, as needed, regarding development of or changes to Planning or Scheduling processes
• Provide input or analysis to management of WIP, Finished Goods, and Component inventory levels in accordance with the Supply Chain Analyst
• Work with Project Management, as assigned, to process project orders, track orders to completion, analyze project costs, and prepare and process project invoicing and closing
• Work with Finance to investigate and resolve Accounts Receivable issues
Qualifications / Education / Experience

•Intermediate to advanced Excel skills required
• Demonstrate understanding of the extended process of order receipt and entry, material procurement, order release, assembly, shipment and invoice payment
• Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tools (Baan or equivalent) as they apply to the position
• Effective decision making skills as it relates to providing direction to the manufacturing floor and assigning priorities to meet customer goals and objectives
• Understanding of the extended process of return debits and credits, return receipt and routing generation, Process Feedback System (PFS) entry and order release, return/project cost analysis and return/project invoicing and shipment
• Exercise discretion when representing the company in supply chain related decisions
• Effective planning, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
• Ability to handle returned product following all appropriate handling and ESD guidelines
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrate confidentiality and the ability to represent the company in a professional manner.

2+ years’ experience in planning and scheduling

Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, or Technical degree is preferred; equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management.
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Angleton, TX, USA

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