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L3Harris Production Planning/ Production Scheduling in Salt Lake City, Utah


Job Title: Production Planning

Job Code: PPSC

Job Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Description:

The Production Planner interfaces with multiple departments and organizations, and is primarily responsible for ensuring project deliverables are completed on schedule. A successful candidate should be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to handle stressful situations with maturity, confidence, and respect

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • Adaptability and agility in an evolving workplace environment, while efficiently responding to new Information guidelines, and methodologies

  • Established analytical skills, focused on the ability to identify and implement creative solutions to complex problems

  • Understanding of the concepts, principles, processes, and procedures required to actively manage production schedules

  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment while demonstrating the skills needed to effectively avoid and resolve conflict

  • Interpret basic engineering instructions and drawings

  • Understand various manufacturing processes and methods

Essential Functions:

  • Analyze material configuration and job order status using Windows-based computer systems and software

  • Expedite flow of materials, parts, and assemblies within or between departments in accordance with production and shipping schedules

  • Coordinate and Negotiate workflow through multiple work centers via various functional organizations to secure needed resources while ensuring changing customer demands, and schedule deadlines are met.

  • Monitor order status, including material status, managing WIP areas, location accuracy, inventory discrepancies, manufacturing and program support, and communication support

  • Ensure availability of materials to meet production requirements and delivery commitments. Works to resolve material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions.

  • Identify and create goals that lead to the successful completion of project deliverables within the allotted time

  • Perform detailed schedule, risk, and continuous improvement based analysis to identify, develop, and drive solutions


Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience

OR a post-Secondary/Associate's Degree with 2 years of prior related experience.

  • 2 years professional experience as a Production Planner or similar directly related experience.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, Project, and PowerPoint)

  • Position requires the ability to move 50 pounds

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience in project or program execution techniques preferred

  • Experience with SAP or other ERP/MRP systems is preferred