Elbit Systems of America Production Planner I in Fort Worth, Texas

Scope: The Production Planner completes MRP analysis of Outputs and Actions related to Production Orders and the flow of assets through Production and MRP.

Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Monitor and report on aging of Production Orders in WIP.

  • Monitor and report shortage quantities affecting WIP and Production Order Release.

  • Monitor and report SRU and LRU on time completions.

  • On-time review of Planned Orders due for release.

  • On-time release of production orders not held up due to shortages.

  • Support daily shortage and other manufacturing coordination meetings.

  • Monitor second issues of material to WIP.

  • Ensure paperwork accuracy of Production Orders prior to release for kitting activity.

  • Maintenance of open Production Orders as required.

  • Monitor MRP signals for manufactured items and ensure prompt action.

  • Support periodic WIP floor audits, including reconciliation.

  • Support Warehouse 41 inventory accuracy counts, including reconciliation.

  • Participate in Process Improvement activities.

  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Action all messages generated by MRP, including release of Production Orders, Reschedule and Cancellation.

  • Maintenance of Production Orders, including red-lining.

  • Manually firm-plan Planned Production Orders, as needed, to level load floor capacity.

  • Maintain item ordering and planning data.

  • Send material in kit of piece fashion outside of ESA Fort Worth to support Outside Production Orders.

  • Prioritize receipts of material needed to meet MRP schedules.

Business Relationships:

  • Program Managers.

  • Project Managers.

  • Master Production Scheduling.

  • Engineering Configuration Management.

  • Procurement Management and Group.

  • Warehouse/Shipping/Receiving Group.

  • Manufacturing Directors.

  • Information Technology Baan Administrator.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education (Highest Level Required/Preferred):

High school diploma required. Bachelor's degree is preferred.


Preferred: CPIM Certification

Experience Required:

Functional (Using Skill Set): 3-5 years

Management: 5-10 years

Industry: 5-10 years

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required (Unique and Measurable):

  • Knowledge of manufacturing electronic components.

  • Experienced in a production order process.

  • Experience in a warehouse business environment.

  • Analytical aptitude.

  • Good inter-personal skills.

  • Ability to use software application as needed.

Requisition #: 2018-5921


External Company Name: Elbit Systems

External Company URL: http://elbitsystems.com/

Street: Mercantile Center II