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Manufacturing Planner / Expeditor


Fralock is a rapidly growing, well-established manufacturing company, headquartered in the Santa Clarita Valley that has a 50-year history of excellence. Due to recent expansion, we have a Manufacturing Planner / Expeditor position opening with Ceramic Tech, Inc. located in the Bay Area in Fremont, CA. 

We are looking for people who exemplify strong work ethics, values, dedication, and character that thrive in a fast-paced environment, which is focused on exploring and developing the next generation technology while offering opportunities for advancement. 

We offer Paid Vacation/Sick/Holiday time, traditional 401K with discretionary employer contribution, annual bonus program (conditions apply), major Medical/Dental/Vision/Flex Plans, company-paid Life Insurance, and many more!


This position requires access to information controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the successful candidate must be a "U.S. person" as defined in the ITAR and EAR (which generally means (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident of the United States; or (iii) have been admitted to the United States as a refugee, or have been granted asylum, as specified under applicable law.

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Main Functions

  • Review materials availability, routings, current capacity, and schedules job orders for production.
  • Works with Master Scheduler and production to expedite job orders as required.
  • Updates Job order dates on travelers and within Epicor as required.
  • Expediting liaison between Production and Customer Service when required.


Typical Duties

  •  Manages finished goods safety stock levels for strategic high visibility customers
  •  Review Job Order queue to open and/or release job orders in a timely manner
  •  Inputs and downloads data from customer distribution center automated systems for review and analysis.
  • Sets production quantity builds, considers available capacity, and works with the Master Scheduler for best completion dates when releasing job orders.
  • Coordinates special material requirements with Purchasing Dept.
  • Leads special projects as assigned.


Required Skills

  •  Fluent in ERP/MRP software and MS Office applications; excel, word & outlook
  • -Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  •  Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • -Proven leadership and business acumen skills.
  •  Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  •  Ability to work effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
  •  Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, and evaluation.
  •  Versatility, flexibility, and ability to work within changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  •  Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.


Preferred Skills

  • APICS CPIM and/or ISM CPM certification
  • Six Sigma training; Lean manufacturing; ISO 9000/AS 9100


Education Requirements

  • B.A./B.S. degree in business, manufacturing systems, engineering, or related field.
  • Or at least 5 years’ experience in production planning.


Experience Requirements

  • Minimum three years’ experience beyond basic education requirements; experience may be in a combination of operations, master scheduling, planning, and/or expediting.     



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