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Job Title:  Production Planner (GA)


Suwanee, GA, US, 30024

Business Unit:  NSIMI
Posting Date:  Aug 6, 2022
Job Description: 


NSI-MI Technologies’ Production Planner is a diverse position covering the planning, scheduling, releasing, and tracking of workflow from the engineering department and through the purchasing, fabrication, and assembly in the manufacturing department. The primary role of this position is to plan for the in-plant production fabrication of precision electromechanical system in a low volume, high technology, high variation product mix produced in a project driven, build-to-order production working environment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Include the following and other duties as assigned.

  • Function as the focal point in creating a production schedule for projects using the best combination of ERP and other tools, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of the production process.

  • Provide a means to track and manage daily manufacturing workload, provide feedback to project manager on in-house vs. subcontracted manufacturing hours, and provide regular reporting on manufacturing status.

  • Interface with engineers, production, and project managers on a daily basis to be familiar with the status of all parts and assemblies in your assigned projects.

  • Research and assign manufacturing times and due dates on parts as needed.

  • Monitor quality, service, and delivery issues, and take corrective actions as needed.

  • Understand technical systems as assigned and manage the critical aspects of the design and schedule.

  • Stay current and familiar with the status of all parts and assemblies within your assigned projects while balancing conflicting demands on time and resources.

  • Provide continual improvement of the planning and reporting processes.

  • Participate in project review meetings.

This position may require occasional domestic and international travel.


Required Skills:

  • Experience with engineered to order products, especially precision machinery or robotics

  • Ability to understand and interpret engineering drawings and related fabrication processes, as well as a solid knowledge of electromechanical components

  • Ability to read and understand fabrication drawings and specifications.

  • In-depth ERP/MRP knowledge is required, APICS/ASCM is a plus.

  • Strong project management, organizational, and communication skills are required.

  • Ability to change direction and handle multiple responsibilities and tasks on a regular basis.

  • Competent with computer software such as Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, MS Project).

  • Experience working within an ISO quality plan a plus.

Must have the ability to obtain or have a U.S. Government security clearance.



Experience Level:  5+ years’ experience in planning


Education Level:        Education Level:   Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Business, Management or Operation (Desired)

                   Masters (Desired)


Location:  Greater Atlanta Area (Suwanee, GA)






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