Plans, prepares, issues, and controls production schedules and material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements. Identifies raw material and component requirements for production from engineering and production specifications and schedules. Coordinates material movement between warehouse and production areas. Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials, and services are provided as needed; schedules equipment and personnel; confirms material supply and demands; prepares work orders or purchase requests for the production or purchase of components or parts based on a master production schedule, shop load, and inventory requirements; coordinates interdepartmental activity with Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Engineering, Inventory Control, Traffic, and Contract Administration; schedules and expedites the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers, and requests for shipping orders; analyzes inventory usage, scrap, and shrinkage, and coordinates any appropriate action. Assists management in resolving problems concerning overshipments, shortages, engineering changes, and cancellation of orders.
Sequence Flow Planning. Shop support, plan and flow of work throughout the value stream in order to meet schedule requirements. Responsible for inventory accuracy for line-stored items. Managing freezer and production kits, stock purges, tool prove-outs, moving parts, and managing unplanned requirements.