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Production Planner

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    Mountain View , California
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A Production Planner job with the World's leading Search Engine Company is available courtesy of Modis Engineering. Our client's Materials Team is looking for a dynamic, highly motivated individual to drive supply efficiencies by identifying shortages or excesses in Supply, and taking the necessary actions to correct. This person will work closely with NPI and Operations to ensure appropriate inventory levels are maintained.

Production Planner job responsibilities include:

Perform short and long term ordering of manufactured components, releasing material requirements to meet planned schedules, and coordinate shipments and delivery.
Work cross functionally to forecast supply for System builds at multiple Launch site locations
Create and manage min/max supply levels based on each location’s unique resource constraints
Work with NPI to expedite or adjust System delivery schedules to coincide with Operations weekly production objectives
Generate and publish weekly supply plans that align with program deliverables
Transact and maintain accuracy of Supply within Loon’s internal inventory tracking system (MES)
Ensure material requirements are recognized early, in order to minimize risk and meet production objectives
Cost modeling and forecasting
Tracking excess and obsolete System level material in order to reduce waste
Manage complex spreadsheets and prepare miscellaneous charts, spreadsheets, and reports
Manage multiple tasks and priorities while easily adapting to changing requirements

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

Monitor inventory levels and flight schedules daily in order to align Supply with forecast
Coordinate and/or conduct weekly physical cycle count
Monitor and track incoming System deliveries, and report out on Supply


2-4 years experience in production control, production planning, inventory management, or production/manufacturing operations, or relevant college coursework
Ability to thrive in a demanding, fast paced environment
Demonstrated proficient ability to operate software applications (MES experience preferred)
Requires a highly organized individual, who is disciplined and self-motivated, one who can work independently - setting priorities with minimal supervision.
Highly adaptable and able to thrive in an ambiguous environment
Creative decision making skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong analytical background and attention to detail
Interest in sustaining day-to-day operations

Nice to have skills/Not Required:

BA/BS Business or Engineering with emphasis in Operations, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management
4-6 years of experience in procurement, demand planning and/or supply chain management

If you are interested in this Production Planner job in Mountain View, then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering go to If you have questions about the position please contact Chuck Oeland at (408) 328-0777 or at

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