Planner/Scheduler II in Tempe, AZ at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 4/25/2018

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    Tempe, AZ
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Job Description

Job Title
Planner/Scheduler II

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Job Summary
Precision Technologies, a division of Benchmark Electronics, Inc. Precision Technologies Tempe has an extensive capability in mechanical manufacturing. Our customers are leading Original Equipment Manufacturers who require exacting precision mechanical production capabilities. Our product lines include the, Aerospace, Healthcare Scientific Instrumentation, and complex electro-mechanical equipment. Our Capabilities Include:
• Precision CNC 5-Axis Milling and Turning
• Precision 5-Axis Grinding of Aerospace Turbine Engine Nozzles and Blades
• Close Tolerance (Micron level) Instrumentation Grinding
• Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) NADCAP approved
• Complex Electro-Mechanical assembly and test (Class 1K & 10K clean room)
• Functional testing
• Medium to Large Coordinate Measuring Capabilities This position Loads, schedules, and releases orders per schedule review process. Monitors status of planned and released orders through shipment and invoice payment and expedites/resolves issues that delay schedules. Knowledge of the Semiconductor, Health & Instrumentation sector(s) and Mechanical Manufacturing highly desired.

Essential Functions and Competencies

•Demonstrates understanding of the extended process of order receipt and entry, material procurement, order release, assembly, shipment, and invoice payment.
•Understands 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.
•Understands 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.
•Communicates effectively, in both written and verbal formats.
•Exercises 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.
•Demonstrates confidentiality and the ability to represent the company in a professional manner.
•Participates in a continuous improvement activity. with complete documentation including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format.
•Exercises discretion and independent judgment when representing the company in supply chain related decisions.
•Effective leadership skills and oral and written communication skills with co-workers and customers.
•Ability to independently drive solutions to complex supply chain issues with limited supervision.
•Demonstrates teamwork and the ability to operate on diverse project teams with minimal direction.
•Ability to effectively mentor co-workers.
•Ability to understand and apply continuous improvement tools.
Qualifications / Education / Experience

•Performs planning functions and makes recommendations and/or decisions to support the Supply Chain Analyst.
•Provides mentorship for other schedulers in the department.
•Assists in driving key initiatives for process improvement.
•Performs 'scenario' analyses to aid in optimal scheduling, priorities and decision making.
•Communicates forecast and production schedule changes to Master Planner and Supply Chain analysts.
•Performs planning functions and makes recommendations and/or decisions to support the Supply Chain Analyst.
•Modifies schedules as appropriate due to considerations of lot sizes, lead times, inventory levels, efficient timely production utilization, and subassembly merge with final assembly requirements.
•Acts as a focal point for 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.
•Participates on the Customer Team as the Planning Dept representative and supports department, business unit, and divisional goals. Assists Supply Chain Management or Supply Chain Analyst as needed regarding development of or changes to Planning or Scheduling processes.
•Provides analysis and management of WIP, Finished Goods, and Component inventory levels in accordance with the Supply Chain Analyst.
•Works with Project Management as assigned to process project orders, track orders to completion, analyze project costs, and prepare and process project invoicing and closing.
•Acts as the primary customer contact for all return issues as assigned; processes Return Material Authorization (RMA) issue, return routing changes, return receipt and issue, return cost analysis, and tracking of returns through shipment and invoicing per defined guidelines.
•Works with Finance to investigate and resolve Accounts Receivable issues.
•Assists other team members as needed to ensure customer needs are met.

5+ years experience in planning and scheduling; May provide mentorship to others in the planning activity.

4 year degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience
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Tempe, AZ, USA

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