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Production Planning

  • ID: 491909
  • Posted: 9/13/2021
  • Location: Clifton, NJ
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 - 6 Months


Acara Solutions is looking for a Production Planning for our Client located in Clifton, NJ.
  • Planning and scheduling functions are involved with coordinating products and materials through various production phases. 
  • Implements planned production schedules, labor loading, and capacity requirements. 
  • Reviews schedules to determine materials and parts requirements to ensure materials are available according to plans.
  • The candidate will be a conduit between the program office and the Director of Operations for development, production, and spares/repairs activity.
  • Responsible for all projects assigned to the organizational unit with a focus on customer satisfaction.
  • Generate proposals, produce Estimates to Completes and drive day-to-day results.
  • Accountable for managing cost, schedule, and quality as related to functions within the Operations organization.
  • Directly participate in establishing and administering many centralized functional projects.
  • Lead and manage matrixed co-workers both within and external to Operations Directorate.
  • Using a working knowledge of MRP, the candidate will generate and maintain customer orders.
  • Guides subordinates or team members based on organizational goals and company policy.
  • Acts as an advisor to subordinate supervisors or staff members to meet schedules or resolve technical or operational problems.
  • Exerts influence the development of overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization.
  • Incorporate lean initiatives that drive cost savings.
Pay and Benefits:
The salary for this position is $32.25 per hour (Max Pay rate).
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with an MRP System.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with Generating and maintaining customer orders.
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Active US Government Secret Security Clearance.
  • Experience with process improvement tools including Lean, Six Sigma with white/yellow/green belt.
  • Robust Tableau & Microsoft Office skills, highly proficient in Excel (e.g., Excel formulas, V-lookups, pivot tables), and talented in preparing tables, graphs, and charts.
  • Experience in a production manufacturing environment either as a production planner, master scheduler, demand planner, or supply planner
  • Experience in a repairs environment.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management peers and subordinates.
  • Solid results and goal/deadline-oriented work ethic, close attention to detail, and be flexible.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to develop and bring to completion multiple assignments concurrently.
Additional Information:
  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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