175721 - Material Planner
CA-Southern California - San Diego
Rancho Bernardo
6 mo
Under general direction, this position is responsible for planning administration for tasks of a major research-related or production project or larger independent projects including scheduling, budgeting, performance monitoring, analysis, reporting, expediting, personnel planning and purchasing under the guidance of experienced planning and/or project management personnel. Participate with management in the resolution of potential project problems.

Provide planning administration to various tasks/projects including scheduling, budgeting, performance monitoring, analysis, reporting, expediting, personnel planning, purchasing and other administrative duties as assigned.
Keeps management appraised of potential schedule or fiscal problems by tracking, reviewing and evaluating plans, schedules and/or budgets. Analyzes task/project cost and/or schedule variances and informs management. Provides manpower resource planning and allocation.
Provides input for developing efficient systems and methods to identify, plan, and schedule overall organizational tasks and objectives. Works with project management and task leaders to develop project organization (work breakdown structure), schedules, budgets, and reporting.
Interfaces with operating and support groups (Purchasing, Contracts, Finance, QA) to collect data for preparation of schedules and reports as well as providing status reports to internal and external contacts. Works in close coordination with outside fabricators and processors.
May provide work direction to professional staff and/or support personnel.
Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
Performs other duties assigned or required.

Must have experience with SAP.

Must have a general understanding of planning principles, theories and concepts as well as ability to understand accounting and manufacturing systems in a research or production environment and to learn and apply basic planning tools and techniques; and knowledge of concepts and principles of planning to develop solutions to a variety of problems. Must maintain a well balanced focus between external and internal customer requirements and possess: (1) the ability to identify issues and interpret data; (2) organization skills to maintain flow of work within the unit; (3) good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to interface with internal employees and to accurately document, report and present; (4) ability to maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information; and (5) knowledge of computer operations and applications and word processing and spreadsheets. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.

Typically requires a Bachelors degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Planning, Engineering, Production Control or a related discipline and three or more years progressive experience in planning, scheduling, budgeting and performance measurement. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

1st shift. 5/40 schedule

Patrick Costello at pcostello@chiptonross.com
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x181 or (800) 927-9318 x181

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.