Job Listing Description

Production Planner

PDS Tech is seeking a Production Planner 

This position is responsible for managing one or more manufacturing cells at an Elevator facility located in Florence, SC on 1st shift.  This position will manage the production planning, staffing, and day-to-day manufacturing operations for assigned cell(s) and monitor production orders and schedules to ensure products and scheduled delivery dates are met.  Additionally, this position is responsible for the cell meeting quality, delivery and EH&S goals.  The ideal candidate must have experience in effectively leading a team and good understanding of Lean principles.

Education / Certifications
  • AA/AS degree with 5 to 10+ years’ experience
  • BA/BS degree with 4 to 7+ years’ experience
  • MA/MS degree with 2 to 5+ years’ experience

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Effective communication (both written and verbally) and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with computers, including the Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint & Word)
  • Demonstration of sound leadership skills with a sense of urgency to obtain results
  • Ability to motivate, coach, and lead hourly employees
  • Ability to effectively work cross functionally with various groups including, Materials, Purchasing, Supply Management, Engineering, Contract Logistics Center, Finance, HR, EH&S, and IT
  • Have a good understanding of Lean principles and value stream ownership
  • Must have a good understanding of market changes and experience with new product launches
  • Person must be willing & able to work in a fast-paced production environment
  • Flexibility to cross training across several product lines and possibly 2nd shift
  • Be a voice for ACE (our business operating system) and train team members while completing daily tasks
  • Strong time management and organization skills; ideal candidate aims to continuously improve and meet stretch goals with a positive attitude

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Basic understanding of Electrical Assembly and Sheet Metal Fabrication a plus
  • Understand Sheet Metal Machining and have experience with TRUMPF Punch Press and Brake Press Machines preferred

Job Number: 2010122898
Job Location: Florence, SC
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 12/15/2020
Last Updated: 01/21/2021
Attention: Roger Greco
Address: 50 FOUNDERS PLAZA STE 304
City, State: EAST HARTFORD, CT 06108
Phone: 860/289-2643
800 Phone: 866/636-4723
Fax Phone: 800/556-5284

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