Contractor-Production Planner

Abaco Systems is an acknowledged leader in rugged embedded computing, especially in the military/aerospace market. Our products are used in hundreds of mission critical applications, where the performance and reliability we deliver can be a matter of life and death.
We're growing fast:  we've added substantially to our organization in roles across the board - and that expansion will continue. We're also growing by acquisition. Our strategy puts our customers front and center of everything we do: their success will drive our success.
If you see yourself being part of a growing organization that's making a real difference in the world, Abaco Systems is for you.
Key Responsibilities

  • Planning production requirements using ERP system
  • Creates, maintains, and closes manufacturing production order as needed.
  • Performs materials related transactions as needed
  • Act as a resource answering questions and assists in solving production order/ERP problems raised by other departments
  • Review, approve/reject, implement as necessary engineering change orders, deviations, etc.
  • Communicate & track critical shortages that will delay shipments.
  • Complete other tasks as needed
  • Follow business ESD guidelines when handling product
  • Follow EHS guidelines: Wear safety glasses with side shields, Follow proper lifting techniques, use PPE as required when performing assigned tasks or job function area
Periodic duties include:
  • Over time may be required
  • Repetitive motion
Desired Qualifications/Characteristics:
Minimum Qualifications
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Minimum 2 years of manufacturing planning experience using an ERP system
  • Minimum 2 year prior computer experience or training with MS office software
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience using SAP and Agile
  • Strong systems and computer skills using Microsoft products
  • Strong understanding of how ERP systems work, common manufacturing processes, and  how other functions affect manufacturing processes
  • Excellent organization  and communication skills
  • Be able to work without close Supervision
  • Quality conscious and must have attention to detail
  • Demonstrated initiative in solving problems & strong problem solving skills
  • Experience with electronics manufacturing
  • Able to work with a cross functional team, able to work well in a fast-paced group environment, and able to multi-task
  • Willing to learn and be a team player
At Abaco, we know that our people are our strength. We're a team with a common goal - and we're passionate about what we do, innovative, and open-minded. We're not just given responsibility - we're actively encouraged to make things happen. Oh, and - we have fun. If that sounds like your kind of organization - why not join us?
Abaco Systems prides itself on being an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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