Production Planner
Export, PA 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description

Passionate people create exceptional things

Did you know that the solutions we develop are a key part of most industries? Electronics, medical research, renewable energy, food production, infrastructure and many more.

Were everywhere! Working with us means working with the latest technologies and groundbreaking, sustainable innovations. With our inclusive and caring environment, you get the support and inspiration you need to grow.

Here, your ideas are embraced, and you never stop learning. Interested in being part of our team?

Join us on our journey for a better tomorrow.

Mission/Purpose of the Job

This position will coordinate the entire production order process from planning and creation through closing in relation to the Systems Area while maintaining a master order log for total backlog visibility and status. Daily coordination will also include material planning/availability, material transfer from external warehouses, shop floor capacity/loading, managing customer required ship dates, and required production order revisions.

Main Responsibilities

  • Daily responsibilities include:
  • Creating production orders for new customer orders confirming material want dates in relation to customer required dates
  • Reviewing material availability for upcoming orders, revising planned dates for purchased items
  • Updating status of each order on master log
  • Revising production orders (routings / BOM's / assignments / dates)
  • Releasing production orders and making order packets for shop floor
  • Coordintating material transfer from extrernal warehouse and completion of Kit orders
  • Assisting with DMR's and other order stoppages
  • Picking material into the production orders
  • Final confirmation of hours within the production orders and then technically completing the orders
  • Revising order routings when applicable to reflect actual work completed
  • Coordinating information with applicable Order Management personnel
  • Communicating with Production Supervisor for order status, prioirity, shop loading
  • Communicating with Shipping dept for readiness of orders
  • Coordinating material shortages with Supply Chain and applicable Vendors/Suppliers when needed
  • Weekly / Monthly responsibilities include:
  • Completing metrics and KPI's - including data for hour variance, OTD, and labor efficiency
  • Assisting with inventory control for shop floor stock and non-stock items
  • Reviewing Material Master lead times (Systems items) for accuracy in planning and order confirmation
  • Running weekly project review meetings and providing applicable order updates
  • Recording and uploading completed orders
  • Completing other duties as assigned by the Production Planning Manager
  • Close working relationships with Supply Chain, Quality, Order Mgmt, Finance, and Engineering/Design.

LEYBOLD USA INC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Skills / Knowledge / Experience

A two year technical degree is desired and at least 3-5 years experience in a manufacturing/production environment in the planning area

Self starter with strong work ethic and dependability

Ability to complete many tasks at varying speeds and priorities

Strong aptitude for process adherence and improvement

Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills

Ability to logically think through prcesses and determine desired result

Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (especially Excel)

At least 3-5 years experience using ERP software (SAP is preferred)

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use stairways to climb to multiple floors within office building, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands and fingers to type or dial, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. This position requires frequent computer use. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

This position requires on site 5 days a week. No remote opportunity.

Scope of the job

This role is. Variable forms of communications are required, mostly using Microsoft Teams and Outlook. Professional interaction between colleagues is required.

This role is currently an "onsite" role with

  • Geographical scope of the role: domestic in nature with interaction from global colleagues and facilities
  • Interaction: Professional interaction between colleagues
  • Pattern of work cycle: Prioritize for a "results driven" environment defining the need for multiple job responsibilities
  • Money Measures: Parallel streams much of the time supporting the successful completion of annual shipments in the range of 20-40 million dollars.
  • Non-Money Measures - which show the scope or variety of the job.
  • People
  • Part of a Production Planning team of 3-4 people
  • Systems team of over 40 members

Diverse by nature and inclusive by choice
Bright ideas come from all of us. The more unique perspectives we embrace, the more innovative we are. Together we build a culture where difference is valued and we share a deep sense of purpose and belonging.

Atlas Copco North America LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment related decisions because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual preference, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected class. Job promotions at Atlas Copco will be based on such factors as quality of work, prior job performance, attendance, safety record, and ability to work well with others. Accessibility Notice: If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: or call 973-397-3400. Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
2+ years
Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend
Indicates required fields