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Production Control Planner III

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Production Control Planner III


TechnipFMC is a global oil and gas leader, specialized in subsea, onshore, offshore, and surface technologies. Our mission: to enhance the performance of world’s energy industry. How we do it: by constantly challenging conventions and investing in our 37 000+ employees, across 48 countries. At TechnipFMC, we aim to offer an inspiring working experience: tackling some of the most complex technical and engineering challenges in the world in collaboration with a truly global team.

At TechnipFMC, we deliver critical projects of a scale, scope and difficulty that you simply won’t find anywhere else. We are looking for an experienced Materials Coordinator who will help manage vendor contracts and commercial agreements as well as control the flow of all inventory and third-party services required for product delivery



The Production Control Planner manages and facilitates work orders in the S05 Highbay Subsea Services workshop.  The maintenance, modification, and repair work orders coordinated by the Production Control Planner serve to prepare equipment for customer use according to operational requirements and priority.  The Production Control Planner develops tactical MMRS execution plans in support of forecasted and active Subsea Services projects.  Planners perform all service order management functions including, but not limited to, sub-order creation, work shop capacity evaluation, work shop dispatching and scheduling, service notification/quality notification initiation and completion, third party service coordination, and some inventory analysis to ensure the project execution plan can be delivered according to customer requirements.


·         Works with regular indirect supervision.

·         Able to do broad-scope inventory analyses, and able to make decisions based on such analyses.

·         Able to execute inventory carrying, usage, and planning decisions based on own research and decision-making with some consultation with Manager/Supervisor.

·         Regularly interfaces with inventory management and warehouse department, engineering, work shop and project teams when making decisions requiring judgment or resolving issues requiring creative solutions.

·         Able to make assessments about supply/demand issues, recommend thorough solutions, and take initiatives to address those issues with direct input from supervisors.

·         Able to perform analyses on processes related or including materials planning activities, and recommend and implement process changes to improve results.

·         Errors detected indirectly by way of reviewing excess inventory, part shortages, and excessive expediting.

·         Possible impact includes late assembly starts, missed on-time deliveries, expensive excess inventory, and higher product costs due to expediting.

·         The impact of the errors could lead to loss of TechnipFMC market share and poor financial performance of the Subsea Services Business.

·         Frequent contact with Operations Project Managers and Deputy Project Managers, Customer Operations Planners, Engineering, Procurement, Quality Assurance, HS&E, and all Shared Services within Subsea Services. 

·         All interaction with internal stakeholders occurs to ensure proper execution according to customer requirements.

·         No direct reports.

·         No budgetary responsibility.

·         Perform accordingly to meet customer needs 24/7.

·         Customer service focused with commitment and sense of urgency to ensure customer success. 

·         Collaboratively leads personnel to accomplish required task(s) across all functional teams.

·         Identifies and elevates project risk (when necessary) to Project Manager. 

·         Develops strong internal and external customer relations for assigned projects. 

·         Acts as the secondary communication contact (internal and external) for the project.



·         Interprets internal customer inputs for development of onshore services scope of work.

·         Develops Tactical Project Execution Plan for workshop.

·         Forecasts resources to support the Project Execution Plan (i.e. Personnel, Tooling, Parts, Equipment, Capacity, Facilities, etc.)

·         Creates all Onshore Shop sub-service orders and the management of those orders (i.e. dates, scheduling, tracking, shortages, status, SO review for compliance to requirements)

·         Reports Project Execution Plan maintenance and statuses to internal customers.

·         Reports initial feedback to Asset Planner and other internal customers to include but not limited to: capacity planning, schedule creation and review, and schedule impact.

·         Reports routine statuses to operations and other internal customers.

·         Creates and maintains short range (1-3 week) SAP workshop schedule, to include de-confliction of competing requirements and resources to create internal and external customer success.

·         Provides feedback to internal customers regarding delivery capability, work order variances, and project status.

·         Focuses on Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) culture and initiatives.

·         Learns continuously within the planning organization.

·         Represents Subsea Services in a positive manner in events with stakeholders in our business.

·         Supports process documentation and employees complying with TechnipFMC and/or Subsea Services specific approved procedures, processes and standards.

·         Communicates business critical events clearly to Asset Service Manager/Supervisor.

·         Actively participates in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives for the Subsea Services Asset Services Organization.

·         Monitors and manages procurement (dock to stock) to include but not limited to: shortage management and corrective action, pick requests, expediting, purchase requisitions for outside services.




·         Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or equivalent years of experience.

·         Generally 5+ years of experience in field.

·         Recognized as having thorough knowledge of applicable theories, practices, and accepted internal business processes and procedures.

·         Ability to independently work through individual projects and/or plays key role in broader projects.

·         Ability to identify and solve functional issues and improve programs and/or processes in support of organizational business challenges. 

·         Ability to recognize and make corrective recommendations regarding contractual requirements to ensure compliance. 

·         Consults and helps others to recognize when to consult with other departmental functions.

·         Ability to analyze trends or deviations from standards.

·         Strong computer proficiency with applicable software applications in related field.

·         Advanced analytical and problem solving skills. Beginning to utilize prevention skills.

·         Accuracy and attention to detail is critical.

·         Ability to define deadlines and manage priorities of self, team and/or project is critical.

·         Ability to identify compliance, regulatory and technical risks and assists in developing appropriate mitigation strategies.

·         Able to make recommendations related to project scope changes.  Gaining and understanding of the impact on other projects. 

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills are critical.

·         Ability to work in a team-oriented environment is critical.

·         Ability to give and receive constructive feedback and coaching, and respond appropriately.

·         Able to proficiently communicate ideas and concepts developing the ability to persuade and influence others as needed.

·         Able to prepare and deliver presentations.

·         Able to work independently on the more varied and complex tasks and/or functional leadership without direct supervision as needed. 

·         Must demonstrate ability to adapt and perform when faced with unplanned events. 

·         Customer Service focused approach to business.

·         High standard for documenting and following critical business processes.

·         Exhibits strong foundational traits around communication, planning requirements, and process improvement.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Office environment with frequent trips to the shop and to other offices in the plant.  Some exposure to possible shop hazards including high noise, heavy machinery and shop traffic.   

·         40% working in office environment with extensive computer activity.

·         60% working in manufacturing environment, seeking status of operations in workshop.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Frequent sitting and operating a computer.  Fast paced atmosphere with multiple priorities and constant change.   Some travel for organizational needs and vendor and/or client contact may be required.


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