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Production Planner I (SS) At FMC Technologies, Inc

Date Posted: 05/May/2014
Deadline: 14/May/2014

FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) is a leading global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry. Named by FORTUNE® Magazine as the World's Most Admired Oil and Gas Equipment, Service Company in 2012, the Company has approximately 18,400 employees and operates 30 production facilities in 16 countries. FMC Technologies designs, manufactures and services technologically sophisticated systems and products such as subsea production and processing systems, surface wellhead systems, high pressure fluid control equipment, measurement solutions, and marine loading systems for the oil and gas industry.




Supports the Nigeria Operations Team by monitoring and scheduling the flow of materials, components, assemblies or inventory through assigned projects. Plans the manufacturing or purchasing of assigned parts, components or materials to meetproject related schedules.

Main Tasks

Create and maintains service orders for each project as required. Add operations; update S/O dates as needed, keeps up with deliverables, change SAP status of S/O as required. Determines the sources of the components (to make or to buy) andenters into the system to notify manufacturing and purchasing of project demands.
Update the shortage report for assigned projects to ensure that parts are produced or purchased as needed and in the proper sequence.
Avoid creation ofexcess inventory and makes recommendations for substitutions, where possible, to use and to reduce existing inventory.
Attend weekly team meetings being prepared to advise status of critical items, run SAP shortage reports to monitor partsdeliverables, and assist project team on prioritizing work. Identifies potential problems with meeting requested deadlines and troubleshoots shop and purchase order problems and facilitates resolution.
Request Engineering to download partnumbers in IMAN & SAP as needed. Source parts currently not in system and request to add to SAP plant.
Provide cost, lead time, and stock status for parts that are needed for existing / upcoming projects.
Release planned orders for“make parts”.
Assist as required, to track down missing parts or to make part substitutions.


BA or BS in Business Administration, Procurement, Operations, Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience preferred.
APICS certification or specialty training in materials / production control area desired.
Must possess athorough knowledge of typical procurement and manufacturing processes
Must be able to read / understand manufacturing routings.
At least two years experience in materials planning, scheduling and/or purchasing systems.
Mustdemonstrate strong communication and negotiation skills in order to interact with suppliers and co-workers in team based environment.
Must demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy.
Must demonstrate strong organization and planningskills.
Must understand BOM structures and supply/demand information related to orders.
Must be able to be an independent self-starter to accomplish daily tasks and goals.
PC skills including proficiency in spreadsheet and wordprocessing applications required.
SAP or similar mainframe / MRP system experience or experience in a similar position preferred.
Must have an understanding of machining, manufacturing and procurement processes. Technical orengineering experience preferred. A candidate that is mechanically inclined is desired.


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