Production Planner III - JPS

Job Locations US-CA-Soquel
Production Planning
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


About JunoPacific  

JunoPacific provides premier medical device molding, design and assembly services for the medical device industry. JunoPacific is part of the Cretex Medical family of companies. Learn more at and 



Position summary:  

The Production Planner III will be responsible for planning and developing feasible, long-range, master production schedules for finished goods and component items based on capacity requirements.  This position will also track raw materials, purchased parts, and packaging supplies to ensure the correct amount of materials are available to meet the schedule.


Job Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Plan and manage production schedules in ERP system to meet customer delivery requirements and maximize operational efficiency
  • Balance production and inventory levels with demand to support customer service levels, inventory turn goals, and capacity utilization requirements
  • Maintain capacity planning
  • Train and mentor Production Planner, I or II
  • Analyze sales order releases with respect to capacity planning and material requirements
  • Partner with sales and customer service on incoming orders and customer priorities
  • Monitor production and shipping performance and proactively initiates actions to ensure delivery commitments are fulfilled
  • Participate in tier meetings to provide schedule updates to operations, engineering, and quality
  • Support and comply with the company Quality System, ISO, and medical device requirements
  • Read, understand, and follow work instructions and standard work
  • Partner with other business segments:  sales/marketing, customer service, engineering, quality, and finance
  • Understand customer needs and the core business markets we serve
  • Ensure business systems are implemented, maintained, and functioning properly
  • Participate in required company meetings
  • Maintain an organized work area (5S)
  • Participate in the Operational Excellence Program
  • Complete all other work duties as assigned
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment


Job Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • 5 years of experience in a scheduling, planning, or project management role
  • Ability to consistently achieve short and long-term business results
  • Ability to follow through on commitments and holds team members accountable
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Certificates
  • Continuing Education; including participation in local chapters, associations, and/or organizations


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