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Production Planning Co-op – Fall 2020 at Micromeritics Instrument Corporation

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Employer: Micromeritics Instrument Corporation

Expires: 04/18/2020

PRODUCTION PLANNING CO-OPFall 2020 Application Deadline: April 17, 2020Co-Op Start Date: 08/24/2020Co-Op End Date: 12/11/2020NOTE: A cover letter is required with this application. Remember to reference the name of the position and the semester in which you’re interested!Micromeritics is seeking a co-op student in our Materials Administration department. This student will work alongside Micromeritics production planners to support the planning and scheduling of products and materials through various production phases based upon MRP requirements.Specific Co-op Duties:Assist in implementation of planned production schedules, labor loading, and capacity requirementsReview schedules to determine materials and parts requirements to ensure materials are available according to schedulesAssist production planners and master planners in coordinating products and materials through various production phasesProduction Planning Co-Ops will develop experiential knowledge in the following:Best practices of production planningDevelopment and implementation of production schedules, labor loading, and capacity requirementsCross-departmental coordination of various production phasesInternal supply chain planning practicesSchedule: 40 hours per week during Micromeritics core business hours (7:30am – 4:15pm)Compensation: Micromeritics offers an increasing compensation scale for returning co-ops. 1st work term: $15/hour2nd work term: $16/hour3rd work term: $17/hour Requirements:Education: Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university co-op program, pursing a degree in Supply Chain, Production Planning, or related field. Must have completed Freshman year. Must be available to complete at least 2 full-time work terms (consecutive or non-consecutive).Knowledge & Skills: Coursework in production and/or supply chain planningExposure to and/or experience with MRP/CRP systems a plusAwareness of basic manufacturing processes a plusStrong verbal and written communication skills Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously Strong PC skills, including MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access) Strong problem-solving ability Must be able to lift 40 lbs.MICROMERITICS CO-OPSCo-ops are available to students actively enrolled in an accredited college or university co-op program. All co-ops are paid positions with an increasing compensation scale for co-ops returning for additional work terms. During a work term, co-ops work 40 hours per week, usually during Micromeritics’ core business hours (7:30am – 4:15pm).Co-ops bring fresh insights, creativity, and critical skills to the Micromeritics community. Micromeritics is committed to supporting the career and educational goals of our co-ops by providing meaningful projects and duties in a real-world business environment along with customized, student-specific opportunities. Micromeritics co-ops include:MentoringIndividualized co-op plansJob shadowingCross-departmental collaborationInterns, Co-Ops, & Executives LunchResume review & interview skills developmentInternship/Co-Op ShowcaseABOUT MICROMERITICSMicromeritics was the first company to market commercially automated surface area, mercury penetration, and sedimentation particle size analyzers. Micromeritics is world-renowned for its pioneering innovations in these areas and others, including porosimetry, density, zeta potential, and chemisorption analysis.Micromeritics’ corporate headquarters, manufacturing, R&D, and the Materials Analysis Laboratory are all located in Norcross, Georgia. We have direct sales and service offices, as well as a full network of distributors, throughout the world.To learn more, please visit is a drug free and nicotine-free workplace. All applicants must pass a pre-employment nicotine and drug screening before being hired. Must be a “U.S. person” as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)EEO / Male / Female / Veteran / Disability