Sr. Production Planner

Metal Bellows Division - 1075 Providence Hwy, Sharon, MA 02067

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Metal Bellows
Metal Bellows
Vacancy title
Sr. Production Planner
Metal Bellows Division - 1075 Providence Hwy, Sharon, MA 02067
Employment type
Working pattern
1st shift
Closing date
31 August 2023

Production/Materials Planner

What is the Position?

Reporting to the Production Planning Manager under minimal direction, plan, schedule, and monitor the movement of materials through the production cycle.  Primary responsibilities include the planning, coordination and efficient movement of materials with purchasing, manufacturing operations, and engineering while demonstrating highly effective inventory control methodologies.   Work on a wide variety of complex planning activities to determine material requirements.

What are the key responsibilities?

 Analyze production requirements and plant capacity data and perform calculations to determine manufacturing process, tools, and human resource requirements.

1.       Ensure management of inventory levels to meet customer demands and Company inventory targets.

2.       Adjust schedules to satisfy changes in customers’ requirements.

3.       Plan and schedule work flow for each department and operation according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead times.  Revise schedules to reflect current operating standards and technologies.

4.       Plan sequence of fabrication, assembly, and other manufacturing operations for direction of production workers.

5.       Confer with department management leadership to determine status of assigned jobs. Expedite operations that delay and affect schedules resulting from unforeseen conditions.

6.       Prepare production reports. Generate requisitions to obtain materials, tools, and equipment.

7.       Develop and update progress charts for use by Sales & Marketing and engineering personnel for their awareness of job progress and to inform customers of schedule changes.

8.       Disposition inventory resulting from Engineering Change Notices (ECN’s).

9.       Participate in production and business operations meetings and supply job status information pertaining to assigned jobs and their effect on monthly and quarterly sales forecasts.

10.   Participate in New Product Kick-Off Meetings.


Qualifications include:

5 years relative experience preferably in a job-shop environment 

APICS Certification

SAP/Oracle software proficiency


Senior Metal Bellows’ competitive compensation package includes a market-led base salary, commission plan, and a comprehensive benefits package along with wellness benefits, employee recognition program, matching 401k plan, paid vacation, flexible hours, employee wellness activities, tuition reimbursement, and community involvement initiatives.  


Who is Senior PLC?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 30 operating businesses in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Equal Opportunity Employer:   minority/female/disability/veteran


Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Persons, lawful permanent residents of the United States and properly-licensed foreign persons.