Job Title: Service Parts Planner
Location: Garner, IA
Department: Production Control
Reports To: Production Control Manager
Summary: Responsible for establishing shipping dates and planning
production to support service parts sales. Candidate will be required to
forecast service parts schedule production & ensure the efficient movement
of materials to meet those schedules. Interface with customer service,
production control, purchasing, manufacturing, shipping/receiving, assembly groups,
We are looking for
a qualified Service Parts Planner to coordinate production according to demand.
To ensure our products are scheduled and produced on time.
Essential Duties and
- Perform forecasting,
scheduling and planning activities for service parts.
- Work with shipping
department to coordinate product shipments prior to and after order
- Process changes as
- Assign and maintain proper
planning parameters in accordance with company objectives for current
products and products under development.
- Research exception
messages relative to nightly MRP (Material Requirements Planning)
- Manage / control
disciplines such as customer service order entry and availability.
- Assist with reducing the
impact of obsolete inventory by working with engineering, manufacturing,
purchasing and sales on product phase out or product improvements.
- Make recommendations and
assist with buffer inventory stocking levels, maintaining mix and quantity
changes as required.
- Work with customer service
and sales to identify stocking levels and availability.
- Manage and maintain
service parts forecast.
- Cross train with
Production Control Staff for planned and unplanned absences in respective
roles & responsibilities.
- Primary backup to
Production Control staff.
strive to improve in all aspects of job requirements.
to enhance / develop dealer service parts stocking programs.
and submit delivery status performance reports.
point of contact for customer service parts support.
- Act as a positive role model for all co-workers
- Promote a
productive and non-disruptive work ethic within the company.
promotes and fosters a culture of working safety.
- Other duties may
be assigned as needed.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
- Possess or work towards
becoming CPIM Certified (Certified in Production and Inventory Management)
through APICS (The Association for Operations Management).
- Knowledge of production
- Understanding of ERP
(Enterprise Resource Planning)
- Strong organizational and
- Apply continuous
improvement practices utilizing supply chain management and lean
- Possess solid analytical
skills in forecasting and anticipating production needs and capabilities.
- Ability to solve practical
problems and deal with a variety of changing situations.
- Computer literacy applied
to scheduling and data management.
- Self-motivated, enthusiastic
and a participant in our “Team Stellar” environment achieving the highest
rating of internal and external customer satisfaction.
- MRP II (Manufacturing
(Material Requirements Planning)
Proficient with the ability to work fluently with Microsoft Office Suite.
of statistics is required with general numeracy, coupled with good
Education and Experience:
- Associate’s degree and 1
to 2 years of experience in a production planning/materials controls
function or equivalent combination of education and experience such as a
broad manufacturing background of 3 to 5 years.
- General Safety.
- Epicor ERP System
- Regularly required to sit
or stand, and move about the facility.
- Required to read documents
and computer screens.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Safety Glasses &
- Usual office working
- Occasional exposure to
shop elements such as noise, dust, fumes and odors.
sponsored continuing education may be required.
is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area
and overnight travel may be expected.
We offer an excellent benefit package including
health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement, ESOP,
profit sharing, paid vacation and holidays.
Submit cover letter and resume to:
Stellar Industries, Inc.
190 State Street
PO Box 169
Or E-mail to: email@example.com