The primary responsibility for the Senior Program Planner is to monitor the health of a program and aid in the procurement and manufacturing of components necessary for the assembling of finished products. This position will provide a single focal for Program Management on all supply chain activities related to a specific program which includes serial production and aftermarket support. This position will work in conjunction with and drive demand planning, backshop planning, procurement, and final assembly line to ensure timely delivery, based on a master production schedule. The Program Planner will report directly to the Planning Manager and will have the ability provide additional support to material procurement and production activities. The position is responsible for sucessfully delivery a program to the customer and may be required to assist in PO management, Sales Order Management, and Work Order Management. The Senior Program Planner is also responsible for overseeing all the planning activities to support the on time, on budget delivery of a quality product. The planner must review the manufacturing Bill of Materials (BOM), routings and other information in an Material Requirements Planning (MRP) System. Track the inventory levels for pending Work Orders, only release Work Orders that can be kitted complete, manage priority order of Work Orders through constrained Work Centers. Generate rework Work Orders for emergent demand and schedule accordingly.
Responsible for the on time execution of all Supply Chain and Planning tasks for assigned program.
Coordinate, drive, and track all supply chain functions including material availability and On Time Delivery.
Assist the 'Critical Change Board' (CCB) process by ensuring all materials delivering from suppliers and from the backshops are at the latest design revision, reducing the risk of installing out of revision parts.
Track the progress of the shortages coming from the production line and align what is being reported in the MRP system.
Communicate schedules and milestones for the program to the various Materials functional groups.
Ensure all parts are available to production when needed (internal and external).
Coordinate communications between Purchasing, Planning, and Engineering to ensure the program has the greatest chance of success.
Corporate / senior
Santa Maria , United States