Production Planner (PCB)

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Date: 19 Sep 2023

Location: AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC


HALCON is a regional and international leader that offers next-generation Weapons Systems and Robotics Expertise to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. HALCON has developed in-house expertise across the entire value chain for gravity-release bomb guidance systems. This includes design, development, testing, manufacturing and assembly. Our end-to-end capabilities ensure exceptional quality and competitive pricing. As well, we are faster and more flexible in meeting customer requirements. 


Key Accountabilities:

  • Analyze the availability of materials and capacity upon receipt of each customer demand, to develop an aggressive but achievable schedule
  • Load the MPS (Master production schedule) into system
  • Compare master production schedule to customer PO coverage or LOA (Letter of Authorization) on regular basis to ensure that HALCON is not exposed over & above PO or LOA coverage
  • Assess production schedules (reset as necessary, based on production results), optimize run quantities, minimize changeovers to achieve 100% on-time delivery
  • Run weekly system reports to determine (potential) material shortages that need to be expedited
  • Follow up with appropriate buyer to ensure materials are available to support production use per load plan
  • Maintain the accuracy of MM (Material Master) in the system
  • Ensure all customer’s ECNs are implemented in a timely manner
  • Drive the End of life procedure in timely fashion in order to minimize exposure
  • Effectively manage based on build readiness procedures on new product transfer, End of Life (EOL) activity


Experience & Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business studies/administration/management, marketing, commerce or equivalent
  • Technical certifications such as an APICS certification
  • 3-5 Years’ experience in material/production/demand planning


Key Skills:

  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving
  • Communicating and influencing
  • Planning and Organization
  • Mathematical / Statistical skills
  • Knowledge of production planning & MRP
  • Understanding of the industry market terms and conditions
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Excel/pivot tables)