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Manufacturing Planner

Olean, New York

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Power and Gas
Business Unit: Dresser-Rand
Requisition Number: 233981
Primary Location: United States-New York-Olean
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering
excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than
165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously
leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business
opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is
organized in seven Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services,
Energy Management, Building Technologies, Digital Factory, Process
Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.


Siemens sets the standard for excellence in power generation,
transmission and distribution, and provides innovative customer solutions
– from utilities, to industrial space, to oil and gas companies. Siemens’
portfolio includes power plants and power-generating equipment, turbines
for use as mechanical drives, compressors for industrial applications,
power transmission and distribution systems, smart grid applications, and
related instrumentation and control systems.


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Job Description:

The Production Planner will perform detailed scheduling and planning for manufactured items within area of responsibility.  This position will support manufacturing operations for the Dresser-Rand business in Olean, New York.


Position Qualifications:



  • Minimum 3 years experience in factory environment performing planning and scheduling in an ERP system or Project Management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications


  • Associates/Bachelors Degree in a related field
  • APICS CPIM certified
  • Oracle Production Scheduling and/or ASCP experience


Position Responsibilities:

  • Resolve MRP action and exception messages
  • Scheduling specific work centers and maximizing utilization of bottleneck resources
  • Executing to the master production schedule and ensuring on-time delivery requirements
  • Coordinating vendor operations for respective part families
  • Capacity planning for work centers within area of responsibility
  • Make decisions jointly with Project Management/Cell Leader/SCM concerning which parts to subcontract
  • Work directly with planners/supervisors in other areas to offload overloaded machines to other resources when possible
  • Work directly with buyers to coordinate material delivery to aid in load leveling
  • Meet regularly with foreman/manager to review production performance, discuss issues and get commitments for promised completion delivery quotations to Master Planner and/or sales teams
  • Ensure that projected completion dates for orders for parts within area of responsibility are maintained – These will directly feed the production schedule and Project Management reports
  • Identify problems with tooling, programs or material that will impact production schedule
  • Produce dispatch lists for all work centers within area of responsibility
  • Release shop packets to the floor – Control WIP
  • Initiate requests to pull component parts and roughs
  • Regularly maintain WIP activities to ensure inventory and labor accuracy


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