Production Planner

Gardena, CA
Full Time

Arktura is an industry-leading architectural solutions design-manufacturer providing technology-driven fabrication solutions to produce cutting-edge ceiling, wall and building facade systems as well as a range of custom designed installations and projects for some of the world's leading architects and designers.

Production Planner

Our growing team is seeking an organized, and proactive candidate to fill the role of a Production Planner in a dynamic design driven environment. You will be joining a fun, energetic and fast-paced team. This role will be a hybrid role.  


  • Ensure all customer demand is level-loaded into the ERP system according to agreed-upon schedule between sales, supply chain, and operations. Communicate any changes in supply or demand to all parties, and drive manufacturing to meet demands.
  • Look forward 12 months and align supply, demand, and plant capacity with financial long-range plans.
  • Utilize capacity analysis tools. To ensure actual personnel and equipment is allocated according to forward-looking capacity plans.
  • Confer with department supervisors to determine ERP work progress matches actual progress.
  • Lead the creation of recovery schedules in the event of schedule slips.
  • Coordinate with team members availability or capability of personnel, parts, material, machines, and equipment.
  • Schedule and coordinate flow of work within or between departments of manufacturing plant to ensure production schedule is met.
  • Confer with department supervisors to determine progress of work and to provide information on changes in processing methods received engineering department.
  • Answer ERP exceptions messages.
  • Continuously implement process improvement/lessons learned changes; a minimum of one per month.
  • Operate in compliance with established POC AS9100 quality procedures and processes.


  • 5-12 years experience in production control role in a moderate to high volume make-to-order manufacturing facility.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or 7 years of industry experience in lieu of degree.
  • 3+ years experience with Syteline ERP system a plus but not required
  • 10+ years of extensive ERP experience required
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook. Solid knowledge of programs like Microsoft Project, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat are a plus
  • Ability to lead a group of people in a constructive, productive, and collaborative manner
  • Ability to work with numerous priorities and meet deadlines as required
  • Strong analytical and communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Conscientious, organized and meticulous – records must be accurate and maintained in a timely manner
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision but also a good collaborator with members of other departments
  • Learn and understand our full suite of architectural products and systems.
  • Lean experience a plus

Benefits and Perks

The Benefits! - Include health care, paid time off and professional development.
Working at Arktura is the best!  We have a casual dress code, and  free snacks

About Arktura:

At Arktura, we make design happen. Creativity, expert knowledge, and cutting-edge technology shape everything we do, whether it's exploring form and function in our standard architectural product, adapting our pre-configured architectural systems to meet project needs, or partnering with clients through our Solutions Studio. Our multidisciplinary team brings together architects, designers, programmers, engineers, and artists with a deep understanding of the creative process. We use our collective ingenuity to bridge the gaps between design intent and manufacturing capabilities, creating proprietary software and machinery to meet evolving demands.

Arktura is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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