United States of America
Kennewick, Wa, Washington
Job category

Production Planner

In this role, the Production Planner will coordinate, develop and communicate the production plan and material flow to optimize efficiency, cost, and customer delivery performance in a production facility in Kennewick, WA (around 125 employees), specialized in producing the high precision titanium tube products for very demanding markets like Aerospace and Medical.

You will be responsible for maintaining accurate, as well as, cost effective levels of Raw Material, Work in Process and Finished Goods inventory.

Your Role

The Production Planner will support continuous improvement efforts in lean manufacturing work streams, communicate order status, operational needs, and schedule deviations to all necessary departments. The Production Planner will also be a key member in developing our planning system to meet the future needs of the company, which involves development of SOP´s, new communication tools, production forecasting, and implementation of a new ERP system among other things.

Responsibilities for this role also include inventory management, shipping, and Master scheduling. You will be responsible for routing administration, with an emphasis on delivery precision for all internal and external customers. The Production Planner will handle material flow and assignment, including customer order status.

All employees are responsible for participating, supporting, and maintaining compliance to the company’s Quality, Environmental, and Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems, policies, procedures, programs, and activities as defined within the company’s published management system documentation.

About You

To be successful in this role good communication skills and a strong background in understanding business needs are important. Experience working in a planning environment and previous knowledge of ERP systems is preferred. Since much of your time will be focused on future and long term needs of the company the ability to understand the impact of current decisions and future requirements is key. Experience in and understanding of software included with the office package is required.

A bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required for this position depending on your experience with planning and logistics.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be self-motivated and ready to take the initiative in this role. Your collaborative nature will allow you to work well with different departments and be comfortable interacting with stakeholders of all levels from the shop floor to the management team.

Effective communication combined with an extremely high attention to detail is also needed as well as understanding and the ability to effectively communicate why and when plans change to fit our customer requirements.

What you can expect from us

The salary range for this position is $67,000 to $101,040 annually with a 10% annual bonus and annual merit eligibility.

Additional elements of the compensation package include medical, dental, vision insurance as well as company paid disability and life insurance. We offer paid time off, 11 paid holidays a year and a 401 (K) retirement savings plan that has a 5% company contribution with company match of 50% for the first 6% you invest. We offer a generous Tuition Reimbursement Program, and provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement within the company.

Additional Information

Alleima Special Metals is positioned within Alleima’s Division Tube & Business Unit Specialized, the world leading supplier of specialized products in key market segments such as Aerospace, Automotive, Medical and Hydrogen. Our mission is much more than delivering good products, technology, and processes – working together to develop solutions based on our customers’ needs, and, thereby, achieving our business goals is a better description of our daily work. With curious co-workers and safety as our first priority, we create a work environment where you can grow both personally and professionally.

At Alleima our mission is much more than delivering high-quality products, technology, and processes - working together to develop solutions based on our customers' needs and thus achieve our business goals, is a better way to describe our daily work. With curious employees and safety as our priority, we create a work environment where you can develop both personally and professionally.

Alleima was listed as a stand-alone company on the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange on August 31, 2022. With a clear direction for our journey ahead, utilizing our position as a technology leader, progressive customer partner, and sustainability driver, we aim to become an even stronger company in our industry.

Are you ready to take on this challenge together with us? Join us on our journey! Apply to Job Opening at