Production Planning Assistant

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-336059
    • Job Location: Sacramento, CA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 02/22/2022
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Radford Job Code: 09902
    • Compensation: $20+ / hourly
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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 the release and distribution of job specific packages to include: Drawings, Manufacturing Orders, and Inspection Plans to Material Control and Manufacturing.

•              Conducts Plan Review steps on jobs including related ERP transactions ensuring documentary compliance.

•              Generates weekly reports related to LOB (Line of Balance) and updates daily

•              Creates and generates Ad hoc reports for various program platforms

•              Performs various task within our ERP system of record.

•              Assist with rescheduling of open production orders in the ERP system.

•              Communicates and creates work order rescheduling related to sales orders within ERP database. 

Non-Essential Job Duties (formerly Other Job Functions)

  • Other duties may be assigned 



Experience and Skills



•              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 Production Support or a Manufacturing environment. 


•              Familiarity with ERP systems and MRP a plus. 



•              High school diploma or equivalent. 


•              May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). 


•              May work extended hours or weekends.

•              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. 



Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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