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Job ID: JRA21957
Date Posted: Oct 3, 2022
Segment: Industry
Business Unit: Hitachi Industry & Distribution
Company Name: JR Automation
Profession (Job Category): Supply Chain
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Remote: No

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The Production Control position processes engineering releases from the engineering department into the ERP system. This position is also responsible for part management and other part supporting data in the ERP system. This position will also monitor the processing of the released parts into the ERP system and add/change/modify as change releases are requested, and concerns are brought up from the Supply Chain

What You'll Do:
  • Monitor the configuration of the projects in the ERP system and assist Project Managers as needed if there are issues with the automated project creation procedure
  • Review and/or finalize configuration and approve Part Masters for assemblies and parts that have been pushed into Epicor by engineering on an as needed basis
  • Validate and attach Parts/Assemblies to Project Jobs per direction from engineering by monitoring the Release Queue
  • Using Planning Workbench, spawn necessary Manufacturing Jobs to fulfill demand for parent assemblies and children parts/subassemblies
  • Establish due dates, Schedule and release Manufacturing Jobs for Assemblies and Subassemblies
  • Manage ongoing changes to Project BOMs in Epicor throughout the life of the project and modify existing Manufacturing Jobs or create, schedule and release new Manufacturing Jobs as needed
  • Provide daily monitoring and input to the scheduling process and take other corrective actions as warranted to maximize on-time delivery of parts, assemblies and ultimately, projects
Note: This list of responsibilities is not inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities. 

Other Responsibilities:
  • Be a key go-to resource on how to execute and correct day-to-day problem that arise while executing in the Epicor environment
  • Interface with all operations departments to drive adherence to schedule with a primary focus on hitting our ready-for-assembly dates for each section of a machine.
  • This will include active participation in periodic team meetings on key projects
What You'll Bring:
  • At least 2-years’ experience in a manufacturing business setting
  • Experience working with ERP systems (Epicor experience is a plus)
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Able to work with computers
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products (Visio and Word preferred)

At JR Automation, A Hitachi Group Company, our talented teams leverage the latest technologies, innovative thinking, and decades of experience to provide our global customers with world-class automation equipment.  We transform processes & optimize operations with the solutions we design, build, program & deploy for nearly every industry.  Our people are the heart of our operations, and we believe unique skills and capabilities enable us to grow, collaborate and evolve.    

Join our team of 2,200+ at one of the 27 facilities around the globe.  We offer competitive pay, great benefits, apprenticeship programs, tuition reimbursement and training opportunities to develop your skills.       

Come Think. Solve. Create. With Us! 

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