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Production Planning Assistant

Job Tracking ID:  85347-277887
Location:   Sacramento, CA
Job Type:  Temporary to Perm
Date Updated:  November 30, 2018
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Job Description:


The Production Planning Assistant will support the production planning department. Duties include general clerical task such as data entry, correspondence preparation and maintenance, generating standard database reports, system validation, research and follow up related to special projects.  



  • Assist with publishing and distribution of job specific packages to include: Routers, Drawings, Manufacturing Orders, and Inspection Plans.
  • Conducts Plan Review steps on jobs including related ERP transactions ensuring documentary compliance.
  • Generates weekly reports related to LOB (Line of Balance).
  • Creates and generates Ad hoc reports for various program platforms
  • Assists the Production Planning Manager on a daily basis by providing requested status updates and discussing scheduling plans.
  • Creates and distributes Production Status Review minutes/resolution detail.
  • Performs various task within our ERP system of record.
  • Coordinates rescheduling of open production orders in the ERP system.
  • Communicates and creates work order rescheduling related to sales orders within ERP database.
  • Validates specific revision data and provides report detail to Production Planning Manager.

Other Job Functions

  • Other duties may be assigned


  • Not applicable




  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary.
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules.
  • Ability to effectively communicate professionally in writing or verbally with all levels of personnel.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an office administrative role.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems and MRP a plus.



Experience and Skills:



  • High school diploma or equivalent.


  • Office and/or manufacturing  environment.
  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones).
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.


Additional Information:
Job Level:   Entry Level (less than 2 years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   High School/GED
Starting Date :   ASAP