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Production Planner

Functional area:  Supply Chain
Country/Region:  Un
City:  Garland, Texas
Company name:  Epiroc Drilling Solutions LLC
Date of posting:  May 26, 2023

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The Role:

  • Assist in areas of assignment and carry out designated responsibilities in areas such as, but not limited to:
  • Work with Production Supervisors, Purchasing teams and other functions to make a detailed production plan.
  • Make capacity need calculations.
  • Release products in the systems so that material supply can be performed in a timely manner.
  • Schedule when materials shall be released from the warehouse to the production.
  • Follow up the material availability so that rigs can be produced according to plan. React to buyer/planner in case of suspected deviations in the flow of incoming materials.
  • Handle upcoming situations of deviations in capacity or material supply and take necessary steps to re-plan the production.
  • Maintain reports, follow-ups and diagrams.
  • Take part in improvements to reduce lead times, increase flexibility, reduce inventories, increase productivity and improve processes.
  • Work with Marketing, Production, Sourcing and Engineering to review customer orders and develop realistic delivery commitments and provide accurate promised production finish date for production units.
  • Maintain open and effective communications with all personnel regarding supply, capacity, and production problems and their resolutions.
  • Act as a hub to communicate information between Marketing, Production, Engineering, and Sourcing.
  • Oversee all planning functions for assigned products including MRP requirements



  • At least three years of experience of production and materials planning.
  • CPIM preferred.
  • Advantage if skilled in the use of information systems.(Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong Knowledge or MRP systems



  • Strong analyst - shall be able to handle large amount of information and make sound decisions.
  • Strong communication skills to coordinate activities with Production, Marketing, Engineering, and other business functions.
  • Positive attitude and open for new ways to do things
  • Must have good document control with attention to detail.
  • Understanding of business issues related to entire supply chain - parts suppliers, engineering, production, and end customer requirements.
  • Root Cause Analysis Skills - Ability to drill down into material supply issues and determine effective corrective action. Systematic analysis of materials systems and processes to facilitate continuous improvement.


This is a strong stepping stone to learn multiple areas in the business including many Production, Supply Chain and Marketing.

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