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ResourceMFG | Manufacturing Workforce Specialists

Job Information


Resource MFG is looking for a Planner/Buyer out in Chatsworth, CA 


Hours: 7:00am—4:00pm

Pay Rate: $20-$30/hr based on experience

Temporary Assignment (3-6 months) Temp to Hire


Occupational Summary:

A Planner/Buyer has the responsibilities of coordinating and troubleshooting the scheduling and flow of all manufacturing product from start to shipment, continuous improvement in processes, and training.


Perform one or more of the following major duties:

  • Actively participate in the training of new hires
  • Help facilitate management’s needs and priorities



  • Control the flow of product to assure that manufacturing has the appropriate balance of components (i.e. equal number of inner and outer rings to make a bearing)
  • Advise management of issues that can affect the ability to ship product on time such as scrap and flow issues
  • Coordinate with Manufacturing and Quality on R & R and follow up to assure product continues to move through the shop
  • Make sure machines are scheduled per bearing orders; assure manufacturing adheres to schedules
  • Perform data collection, including reconciliation of tickets, ensuring ticket numbers are correct; perform correct counts through cycle counting
  • Reconciliation of lost parts, making sure transactions are keyed correctly and tracking of loss parts
  • Expedite product to assure continual flow
  • Perform order splitting when required
  • Prioritize orders based on needs and urgency
  • Troubleshoot and coordinate shop floor issues so that parts are handled in a timely manner
  • Utilize MAPICS system for parts transactions
  • Perform cycle counts as required

Job Requirements


  • High School Diploma Required
  • 2 years of post-secondary education in Business Administration or Manufacturing preferred



  • 1 years Buyer/Planning experience 


Job Skills/Abilities:

  • Proficient with Microsoft office Products (PowerPoint/Word/Excel).
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and daily activities.
  • Must be organized, resourceful, self-motivated, and able to work independently.
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