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Engineering Planner I - 2nd Shift in Parsons, KS at Ducommun

Date Posted: 6/12/2019

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Engineering Planner I - 2nd Shift

Job Description

The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position. The Engineering Planner is responsible for generating and maintaining production planning to support manufacturing efforts.

  • Generates and maintains production work order routings/planning to support customer requirements and delivery schedule.
  • Create rework planning for parts or tools as required.
  • Reviews customer-engineering changes.
  • Reviews customer purchase order requirements and changes.
  • Support manufacturing and other departments as an internal customer.
  • Coordinates engineering efforts within the department.
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  

  • Good finger dexterity is needed for computer data entry.
  • Specific vision abilities required include the ability to adjust and focus.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate.
  • Regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel.

  • Frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms.

  • Occasionally required to climb, stoop and move and/or lift up to 25 pounds.

  • Working conditions are:  75% office environment, 25% manufacturing environment.

  • Noise level is moderate in office environment.

  • Occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and extreme heat.

  • Hearing protection must be worn in designated manufacturing areas.

  • Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas.

  • Safety Footwear shall be in accordance with the following: ASTM standard F2413-05 with minimum impact resistance, compression resistance and metatarsal designation ratings of 75 foot pounds (i.e. ASTM F2413-05 I/75 C/75 Mt/75), which are viewable on the inside tag of footwear.

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments in accordance with business needs, and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential function of the job.

Skills & Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job.

  • Knowledge of aerospace company specifications and practices
  • Familiarity with sheet metal fabrication, machining, forming and welding, preferred
  • Ability to manage numerous projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and communication skills and detail oriented
  • Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Six-Sigma, Continuous Improvement knowledge/experience preferred
  • Overtime as needed to support manufacturing
  • Read and understand internal procedures and policies
  • Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered.

  • High School Diploma; up to 3 years related experience in job function and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Three years’ experience as Engineering/Production Planner, preferred
  • Technical writing skills preferred
  • Computer experience:  Microsoft Office, BaaN
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and mylars


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