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IMI Precision Engineering Associate Production Planner in Saline, Michigan

Want to gain comprehensive planning/scheduling experience where you

will apply & grow your experience in an innovative, hands-on environment?

Joining the team at IMI Precision Engineering will provide these opportunities and many more!

IMI Precision Engineering is a global organization with a small company feel. We specialize in providing innovative engineering services, custom design and manufacturing solutions to our customers.

We are looking for a Associate Production Planner to join our team. This position requires a dynamic individual who thrives in a fast paced environment and enjoys facing new challenges.


The Associate Production Planner is a responsible for ensuring that shipments to our customers are made on-time while maintaining appropriate inventory levels by scheduling and planning parts and/or products in a timely and efficient manner. The Associate Production Planner will work in a fast paced and high energy manufacturing environment.


  • Reviews and analyzes information within various modules (MRP, cycle counts, exception reports), plans, firms and releases work orders to Manufacturing in support of these requirements.

  • Coordinates, prioritizes, schedules, and adjusts work orders throughout the production cycle to meet internal and external requirements.

  • Responsible for OTD & metric achievement, expediting, tracking & reporting.

  • Evaluates MRP system data; validates accuracy of production orders.

  • Evaluate customer forecast and enter information into MRP System.

  • Maintain accuracy of document(s) by reviewing for changes and updating traveler.

  • Verifies that availability of material(s) and Manufacturing lead time(s), are accurate and will meet customer requirements.

  • Acts as a team player by supporting and contributing others positively to achieve the organization’s goals and objectives. Resolves grievances utilizing appropriate channels and in a professional manner.

  • Flexible with work hours and available to work off shift if required.

  • Prepare, develop, coordinate, and integrate all levels of project plans and schedules.

  • Integrate and partner with and across technical disciplines (Purchasing, Project Management, Sales, Manufacturing and Engineering) to ensure plans and schedules accurately and comprehensively are executed and achieved.

  • Establish an integrated schedule, manage schedule status, perform critical path analysis and, perform schedule analysis; communicate to management and customer.

  • Work with business operations to support development of common tools, processes and training related to schedule development, integration, analysis and maintenance.

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to establish and sustain a Lean culture.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or 5+ years of related work experience in a Production Control/Planning environment using an integrated MRP system.

  • <2 years using MRP systems (Epicor-Vantage preferred)

  • <2 years of related experience in planning

Skills and Competencies

  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent problem solving skills also required. Manufacturing background a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and deal with competing priorities.

  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes and procedures as they relate to material flow.

  • Able to read and follow complex written instructions.

  • High level of analytical ability where problems are complex.

Computers and Technology

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite with a strong focus on Excel

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job ID 2019-31893

# of Openings 1

Category Supply Chain

Platform IMI Precision Engineering