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Production Planning Coordinator

Company: Babcock Power
Location: Joplin
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Babcock Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).Start Over with Job SearchReturning Applicant? Login Now Production Planning CoordinatorCompany:Thermal Engineering Int'l (USA) Location:Joplin MO Job Type:Production Position Summary:The Production Planning Coordinator is responsible for providing input to the production control operations within the shop, including but not limited to production planning, materials planning, scheduling, project management, department coordination, systems coordination and performance monitoring. The Production Planning Coordinator must alter their behavior willingly due to new information, changing situations and/or different environments and cultures. They must adapt to and work effectively in a variety of situations and with various individuals and groups. They must accept responsibility for starting, controlling and concluding tasks and assignments and accept feedback openly. They recognize mistakes and take corrective action as well as recognize opportunities to contribute without being told or prompted. They must adhere to sound business ethics and show consistency in words and actions. The Production Planning Coordinator must produce high quality work, help others to improve in their quality, and look for ways to improve the overall business unit, putting team goals ahead of personal agendas. Excellent interpersonal skills and written communication are vital. Strong analytical skills, excellent time management and organization skills and the ability to operate effectively while multi-tasking are essential to the Production Planning Coordinator.Essential Responsibilities:* Create and monitor Manufacturing Orders as needed within the shop for assigned projects.* Assist the Production Planning Manager in scheduling each bay and activities within each department.* Monitor and evaluate the percentage completion of activities to ensure accuracy in reporting the earned value. When a percent complete is not lining up and causing a variance with the EV and capacity work with Manufacturing to ensure that the percent complete is accurate.* The Production Planning Coordinator will assist in generating and maintaining the shop capacity reports.* Participate in weekly schedule review meetings with all controlling departments in order to provide updates.* Production Planning Coordinator will monitor the progress of Joplin Manufacturing schedules, and work with the Plant Manager, Production Planning Manager, Project Manager, Engineering, Quality and Procurement to recommend, when necessary, recovery plans on activities that have fallen behind schedule.* Production Planning Coordinator will inform team and management of status of projects and any issues that arise which can positively or negatively affect the plan, as well as work with the team to ensure changes to the work scope are managed within DMS.* Production Planning Coordinator can be in control of the LOB, Grit blast, IPX, Aftermarket and Projects with split scope and schedule this work and track these projects throughout the project duration.* Production Planning Coordinator will also be responsible for assigned Project schedules outside of the scope above as needed.* All the activities required to meet our contractual commitments must be defined in the schedule along with the logical relationships between and among activities with their respective durations clearly established.* Analyze problems and assist in corrective action to ensure minimal impact to the production process.* Managing small, fast paced projects, coordination with engineering, procurement, and manufacturing.* Coordination and communication with functional management and process team members is vital.* Production Planning Coordinator will be performing scheduling activities, managing small projects, performing manufacturing activities and required to support inventory activities.Job Requirements / Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:* Associates Degree a plus, but not required.* 1 - 3 years of experience as a planner or scheduler for a manufacturing facility is a plus.* Earned Value Management (EVM) knowledge is a plus.* Primavera Scheduling Software (P6) and MS Project experience is required* Familiarity with MRP systems is a plus

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