Description: Job Title: Production Planner CJob Code: PPSCJob Location: Anaheim, CA Job Description: This position is responsible for the proper use and functioning of the mainframe ERP manufacturing planning system. This includes MRP, production work order release, material allocations, BOM's, capacity and load planning, and project and WorkCenter schedule execution. Minimal supervision of daily activities will be required with independent judgment relative to work activities expected.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reviews the MRP (Material Requirements Planning) reports daily, validates the output for accuracy and initiates corrective action for discrepant issues.Interface with Purchasing to resolve due date and shortage issues prior to work order release.Reviews MRP and Reports Net reports daily for actions. Reports to include the MRP exception message report, Allocation of Excess Inventory report, Open Work Order report, Work Center labor and dispatch report, and Project Shortage report.Manages the work order process to include revision control, material availability, work order release, start and completion date maintenance, material allocation changes, Work Center labor requirements, material and labor variance analysis, and released BOM's and routers.Assist Work Centers in dispatch report management and execution, work order prioritization and schedule management.Assist in generating production schedules and Work Center capacity load schedules.Notify the Master Scheduler when available resources do not support the production plan (MPS) or meeting the contract date is at risk.Manage and execute project production schedules to meet the Master Schedule and contract delivery datesPerforms other duties as assigned by Management.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEAssociate's degree (A. A.) from a two-year college/ technical school desired. Must have 3-5 years related experience and/or training in Production Control and Inventory Management; or equivalent combination of education and experience. APICS certification preferred.Must be computer literate and possess the acumen to quickly learn the ERP Manufacturing Planning system as it relates to Production Control and Inventory Management.Must have a complete understanding of ERP Manufacturing Planning Systems primarily MRP (Material Requirements Planning) and MRP-II (Manufacturing Resource Planning). Experience and understanding of requirements in the requisitioning, purchasing, stocking, control and issuance of inventory.Minimum (3) three years experience in production planning in an environment producing electro/mechanical products for the military. Must have basic knowledge of blueprint readings and interpretation of documentation used in the fabrication and production of electromechanical products. Should have rudimentary knowledge of the processes and procedures required to fabricate, wire and assemble electromechanical sub assemblies, assemblies, and systems. Capable of generating moderately complex spreadsheets and reports utilizing: Microsoft Excel (pivot tables) and Microsoft Word. LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.REASONING ABILITYAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. CERTIFICATIONS APICS certification is highly desirable.PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.