Production Planner/Scheduler

Production Planner/Scheduler

Reporting to: Vice President
Department: Operations

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Production Planner with Terracon Solutions (a ChargePoint Technology Company).
This role is the perfect opportunity for the right candidate to be an integral part of the Operations team and being instrumental in driving Terracon’s growth. Working within the Terracon team in Franklin, MA and reporting into the Vice President, the Production Planner will be a connection to our Estimating, Production, Procurement and Sales operations in both North America and overseas. For the right candidate, the role will have opportunities for career progression and development in line with ChargePoint’s strategy in building a Life Science platform company.
A Production Planner, or Production Scheduler, manages the scheduling and timeliness of the production process to ensure the company meets all deadlines. Their duties include managing material and equipment availability, scheduling production and monitoring the production process for problems.

The Role
• Review orders when they are received and set a shipping date
• Plan Assembly build of mains orders
• Release Manufacturing orders and review any requirements to manufacture parts in-house
• Planning of machined parts: Create a production plan for the machines, (what goes on which machine, process, how many, time taken) ensuring plan meets requirements for contract build and shipping date.
• Notify Procurement of any raw material requirements
• Continuously review and adapt plan as required, responding to changing priorities
• Use of ERP system and heavy use of Excel for production plans and tracking of orders
• Inform Commercial Team of any delays to final shipping date.
• Attend and update in daily production meetings

Our Production Planner is part of a hard-working team. As a key member to our team, you enable our success as we demand quality, excellence, and talent.
Do you…..
• Have an intensity to manage and follow through on tasks to completion either owned or managed by others
• Have a drive to manage a variety of tasks to completion
• Have the confidence to challenge opinions, beliefs of others
• Have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Have the ability to prioritize and deal effectively with a varied workload
• Have deep knowledge of ERP and CRM systems and database type software platforms or clearly demonstrate an ability to rapidly learn
• Have very good verbal and written communication skills including the use of email and other software based communication tools
• Comfortably perform multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities
• Enjoy working in a team environment to get the larger job done
• Solve problems with predictability and precision
• Enjoy learning multiple aspects of a business
• Pride yourself on being detail oriented and managing time well
• Use diplomacy when interacting with team members to accomplish a common goal
• Have the capacity to be resourceful, well organized, highly dependable, efficient and detail oriented

• Strong communication skills required (Verbal and Written)
• High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint)
• Ability to use Software Platforms such as ERP or MRP systems
• Experience or ability to use / communicate technical information such as part numbers, tolerances, dimensions
• Self-starter and able to work both independently and on an interdisciplinary team
• Willingness to work in a dynamic high growth rapidly changing environment. High quality and compliance values with a proactive approach to identify solutions
• A Quality foundation with attention to detail
• Ability to use and manage electronic filings systems

• High School or greater education
• Minimum 3 years in a similar role

Job Type: Full-time

• 401(k)
• 401(k) matching
• Dental insurance
• Health insurance
• Life insurance
• Paid time off

• 10 hour shift – 4 days M-TH
• Day shift

Work Location: One location

To be considered for a position, please email your resume and a brief summary of why you are the best candidate for this role to Kathleen Wentworth, head of Human Resources at