Logistics/Planning Technician

at TA Instruments in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Logistics/Planning Technician

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Company Name



Supply Chain


US-DE-New Castle


Regular Full-Time




Entry Level Logistics/Planning Management, is responsible for scheduling production needs, preparing and monitoring the production plan, and communicating changes to affected individuals.





Typical tasks of the position include, but are not limited to




Prioritizes orders by analyzing on hand quantities, safety stock levels, forecasts for the period, and material shortages.

Communicates the production plan to affected assemblers and technicians. Reviews status of all previously released orders; obtains commitments for the assemblers and technicians as to completion of each assigned job; resolves issues involving parts or technical problems which may impede timely completion of jobs; discusses new order being released as well as anticipated parts shortages; monitors the status of the production floor, distributes additional work as necessary to maintain production levels.

Determine configuration of product to be completed by comparing on hand quantity and in process jobs with open customer orders and current forecast.

Prepares all necessary paperwork including production vouchers, serial number labels, etc.

Monitors material shortages and maintains communications with buyers regarding disposition of materials; prioritizes and determines urgency of material needs and communicates to buyers; informs Group Leaders and Assemblers of any material shortages and the anticipated arrival dates. Investigates and resolves material issues; identifies errors in the Bill of Material and informs Project Engineer.

Communicates with warehouse personnel in order to establish the picking priority of materials and receipt of materials.

Researches and addresses any product shortages appearing on the daily shortage report; releases and prioritizes orders in the work centers; communicates shipping status of items appearing on the report and again when it is available for shipment; works with the Customer Services Representatives when necessary to ascertain the urgency of any shortage.

Reconciles daily cycle count discrepancies making adjustments to inventory as needed.

Plans and prioritizes the work of the Quality Control Inspectors by evaluating the needs of the production floor, the buyers and engineering.





The successful candidate will have a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience that would include the following




Ability to understand and adopt a sense of urgency in order to maximize efficiency, utilize full capacity and minimize costs while coordinating the production plan.

Demonstrated proficiency in PC-based manufacturing software as well as, word processing, and spreadsheets.

Ability to plan and oversee multiple activities. Skilled at prioritization of activities and effective time management. High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day to day activities. Ability to work under pressure.

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and others encountered during the course of the normal business day.






Company Description




Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.


Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We're the problem solvers and innovators that aren't afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We're all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.


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It is the policy of TA Instruments to recruit, hire, and retain the best-qualified workforce while meeting the Company’s commitment to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. TA Instruments does not discriminate against any qualified candidate for employment because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, religious creed, age (40 or older), disability (reasonably accommodated by TA Instruments), medical condition, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other factor prohibited by law.

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Job Posting: 854950

Posted On: Oct 08, 2021

Updated On: Nov 07, 2021