Production Manager

Production Manager

Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. (RMD), is recognized worldwide as a foremost expert in the fields of radiation detection and imaging, nuclear instrumentation, and non-destructive test equipment. Since 1974 RMD’s mission has been to conduct world-class research and develop industry-leading commercial products. Today, that mission is undertaken by more than 60 scientists and engineers who are more often shaping materials research and development rather than following it. Its research and products are utilized in a wide range of scientific fields, from space exploration to particle physics, and from nuclear security and safeguards to clinical diagnoses and environmental research. It holds a vast portfolio of intellectual property, including over 72 granted U.S. patents.

U.S. government agencies, including the DHS, DoE, DTRA, DoD, NIH, and NASA support RMD’s work in developing specialized radiation detection technologies to make the world a safer and healthier place. RMD has been the recipient of two Tibbett’s Award in recognition of its outstanding contributions to the SBIR program. It is also a recipient of the Small Business Achievement Award from the DHS. RMD has successfully commercialized its research into many new technologies. RMD is passionate about working on the most cutting-edge technologies in radiation detection and high-speed imaging and invites inquiries from collaborators, research partners, and customers.
Job Summary:
We are looking to employ a detail-oriented and experienced production planner to create, modify, and manage production schedules. The production planner’s responsibilities include monitoring inventory levels, regularly providing production status updates to management, and facilitating the timely delivery of products to customers. You should also be able to closely monitor the production process to ensure that production orders are completed on time and within budget.
To be successful as a production Manager, you should be knowledgeable of material requirements planning and able to manage production deadlines. Ultimately, an exceptional production planner should demonstrate excellent time management, organizational, and problem-solving skills to ensure that production operations run smoothly.
• Evaluating purchase orders to create suitable production schedules.
• Estimating the amount of material, equipment, and labor required for production.
• Establish trusted relationships with suppliers to ensure quality service and cost-effective deals.
• Promptly addressing and resolving production issues to minimize delays in production.
• Coordinating production operations in accordance with material, labor, and equipment availability.
• Recommending viable solutions to reduce production costs as well as improve production processes and product quality.
• Effecting changes to production schedules to ensure that production deadlines are met.
• Compiling status and performance reports and submitting them to management in a timely manner.
• Promptly informing the relevant departments of changes to current production schedules.
• Performs counts and ensures all inventory is accounted for and reported according to company policy.
• Maintains adequate inventory levels to meet customer demands.
• Assess inventory output on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis to identify trends in productivity.
• Leads others in safe work practices.


• Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, business management, or related field is preferred.
• Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) accreditation or other relevant certification is advantageous.
• Proven experience working as a production planner in a manufacturing environment.
• Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications.
• Sound knowledge of material requirements planning (MRP) and related software.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent organizational and time management skills.
• Effective communication skills.


RMD is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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