Minco Products Inc.

  • Associate Planner

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis | US-MN-Fridley
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    At Minco, you can make a difference by being part of something that is evolving, growing and continually improving. Minco products can be found everywhere from on an oil rig miles under the sea to satellites miles above our heads - and in your doctor’s office! Our temperature sensing, controlling, and heating, as well as the flexible circuits that pull it all together, are in products that save people’s lives, explore the world, protect our military, and bring energy to everyone.


    Do you enjoy working with all levels of the manufacturing process? Then this Associate Planner position is for you! Every day you will help Minco succeed by working with operations to ensure we meet our customer’s needs and living Minco’s icare values -- Integrity, Communication, Accountability, Respect, & Energy.


    • Assist with coordinating activities involving setting inventory levels, forecasting demand, and establishing production schedules, such as running reports, analyzing data, and providing basic operational recommendations.
    • Run and maintain basic or standard models to review product and customer demand; requires assistance establishing new or running complex forecasting models.
    • Process and approve standard shop order handling, which includes reserving materials, ensuring work guidelines are included, and printing and distributing orders; provides assistance planning shop orders, such as consolidating, releasing, and splitting orders; may also assist with more complex orders when needed.
    • Assist with developing material resource planning requirements for a product line, reserves materials, provides assistance on developing product group reports and with developing production schedules, capacity requirements, planning bills, and related areas.
    • Provide general customer service for sales, purchasing, operations, logistics, regarding forecast and scheduling levels; involves other planners to resolve sensitive customer or resource needs.
    • Assist with developing reports for programs, inventory and warehouse levels, and other operational data.
    • Respond to standard questions and concerns from employees regarding the status of customer orders, inventory and order points, and the coordination of production.
    • Follow operational policies and procedures to examine inventory levels, investigate problems, and respond to issues.
    • Perform basic office duties, such as copying, filing, faxing, typing standard documents, preparing, sorting, and distributing mail, entering data, and running basic or standard reports.
    • May perform basic trend analysis and research.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Basic Qualifications:


    • High School Diploma required.
    • One year of office or operational support experience within an inventory, warehouse, or production environment.



    Preferred Qualifications:


    • APICS Certification
    • Understanding of basic operational support principles and practices (inventory, warehouse, production)
    • Preparing reports and queries,
    • Assisting with handling difficult or sensitive situations,
    • PC skills; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); and other applicable applications,
    • Communicating with co-workers to provide and receive direction.


    This position is a regular full-time position located in our headquarters in Fridley, Minnesota



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