Production Planner

Recruiter
Weatherford
Location
Wallingford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2017
Closes
Nov 03, 2017
Industry
Energy
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ORGANIZATION SUMMARY

Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world?s current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position requires the ability to plan, maintain and analyze production and sales requirements, compare progress to schedule, resolve scheduling conflicts, assess data and coordinate solutions.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

? Plan products and sub-assemblies in MRP.

? Manage material shortages for production build and communicate status to management.

? Confer and coordinate with buyers (Purchasing) on the status of purchase orders for parts being procured for assemblies to ensure timely release and completion of assembly production orders.

? Attend production meetings, to provide detailed updates on the plan and manage promise dates.

? Review customer required dates with Customer Service and set promise dates.

? Set and maintain safety stocks for sales order and repair (independent) demand.

? Maintain material master fields relative to planning (lead times, soft BOMs, etc.).

? Purchasing of machined parts and electronic components.

? Expedite purchase orders, where needed, to insure promised delivery or due date.

? Develop reliable and qualified sources of supply for products and components

? Negotiate purchasing agreements for lower cost, better quality and service.

QUALIFICATIONS

? Strong organization and time-management skills.

? Ability to work as part of cross-functional teams.

? Excellent understanding of Materials Requirement Planning (MRP).

? Good communication skills (oral and written). Ability to effectively interface and collaborate with internal and external customers to insure positive results.

? 3-5 years planning/scheduling experience in an MRP-driven manufacturing environment.

? Good knowledge of the Microsoft? business suite, especially Word and Excel.

? APICS certification preferred.

? Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures.

Experience with purchasing of machined parts and electronic components.

? Knowledge of JDE operating systems preferred

? College degree in business or a technical discipline preferred

POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS

Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

REQNUMBER: 67180-1A