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Extrusion Planner - RT

Absolute Opportunities
Lafayette, Indiana, United States
November 11, 2018


Extrusion Planner - RT

Lafayette, Indiana

This position provides the best sequence of all production jobs so that the Extrusion process flow remains optimized in support of achieving a delivery promise performance of 95% or better.

Candidate is responsible for load coordination for all Aerospace customer order needs. Both Truck and rail.

Key challenges include managing priorities balancing several on-going tasks simultaneously and interfacing between Extrusion Operations, Press planning, Ingot, Transportation and Sales.

The incumbent will be working in a broad-spectrum aluminum extrusion facility and shall take the steps necessary to assure that all employment practices are conducted in a non-discriminatory way and without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age, or physical disability.

The incumbent shall recognize that accidental prevention is of greater importance than any other aspect of their position and accepts the responsibility to work safely and promote safety consciousness among fellow employees.

The position is accountable for:

Sequence and track all Oracle Jobs for mill production

•Evaluate each job in ensure they are properly sized and sequenced for downstream production flow loading; practices are correct and properly routed before releasing jobs to production

•Work in concert with the Press planner to sequence jobs into the press line ups that optimize customer critical needs and promise performance task dates

•Manage job completion and ensure customer needs are properly satisfied.

•Own the load list and ensure alignment of the mill to the transportation schedule

•Provide necessary status for Supply Chain and Production management.

•Create shortage, trial and sample jobs as needed.

•Apply finished goods overage and salvage from production overage to reduce costs

•Process change orders to job tickets

•Support the Planning department in various other tasks to improve our overall performance

•Provide accurate input to financial forecasts


•Basic qualifications:

•Bachelors degree from an accredited institution

•Preferred qualifications:

•Ability to multi-task

•Understanding and use of Oracle and Discoverer

•Understanding of Microsoft Office tools, especially Excel

•Ability to learn production flows and apply reasoning and deduction to draw conclusions regarding delivery

•Ability to be self-directed, make decisions, clearly communicate, and direct others

•Ability to remain calm in the face of multiple pressures and demands

•Close Attention to Detail

•Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. Bachelors degree from an accredited institution

2. Understanding and use of Oracle and Discoverer

3. Understanding of Microsoft Office tools, especially Excel

4. Ability to learn production flows and apply reasoning and deduction to draw conclusions regarding delivery

5. Salary Expectation?

6. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

7. Complete Current Address