RK Mechanical Production Planner in United States


Production Planner

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Denver HQ

Summary of Duties

Responsible for ensuring the CAD (DETAILING)/FAB process results in products that are fabricated by the Shop personnel meet or exceed the customer’s requirements. Responsible for updating both the forecast and daily schedules to optimize batch flow through the fabrication shop. Work with Project Managers, Shop, and Field personnel, to ensure a high quality product is produced and delivered on time. Works within established budgets and time guidelines to produce a profit.

Essential Responsibilites

  • Assistthe Shop Superintendent in ensuring that the CAD/FAB process results in aproduct that meets or exceeds the customer’s requirements.

  • Ensurecontinuous improvement of the company’s employees through development planning.

  • Assistthe shop Superintendent with the daily Production Planning.

  • Assistin the scheduling of fabrication.

  • Assistin the maintenance of Global Shop Solutions scheduling software database.

  • Verifyestimated hours for sequences are being placed in Sequence Plan by Operations.

  • Superviseand coordinate material procurement with purchasing to meet requirements offabrication sequence plans based on construction schedules and shoprequirements.

  • Interpretspecifications and blueprints as needed for recommended process, improvements,and potential cost impacts.

  • Workfrom sequencing plans that provide a consolidated work sequence, budgetedhours, and required fabrication and delivery dates.

  • Enterproduction sequence into internal scheduling program and develop work ordersfor fabrication.

  • Manageand analyze shop productivity tracking, establish shop production rates forreview and disposition by shop superintendent.


  • ​2+ years of Manufacturing production planning experience required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Skilled in Microsoft office with focus on Excel required

  • Strong ability to multi task and work with competing priorities required

  • The ideal candidate will have 5+years’ production planning experience in a multi shop, engineer to order, manufacturing environment.Master Planning experience is ideal

  • Experience with any scheduling software (we use Global Shop) preferred

  • Experience with scheduling methods preferred

  • Experience managing processes that include technicians,supervisors and managers preferred

    EEO Statement

RK Mechanical, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.