Analyst - Operations Planning

  • Job Reference: 619437688-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Carpenter Technology
  • Location: Washington, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Dynamet Incorporated, based in Washington, Pa., is a leading domestic and international supplier of titanium alloy products. Acquired by Carpenter in 1997, Dynamet supplies titanium bar, wire, fine wire, strip, and precision shapes for the aerospace, medical, consumer, motorsports, and recreation industries. Committed to offering excellence and innovation in the manufacture of titanium and other specialty metal products, Dynamet ensures strict quality controls through its testing and analysis laboratory. Dynamet maintains a second manufacturing facility in western Florida.

TITLE: Analyst - Operations Planning


  • Use the material flow functions to maintain the synchronous material/order flow through the manufacturing process in support of the key manufacturing goals as directed.
  • Calculate, define, and maintain planned work center throughputs and capacity. Identify and resolve short-term capacity and material/order flow constraints preventing the dependable scheduling or reliable shipment of orders.
  • Identify the daily and weekly work center schedules as required to maintain the synchronous flow of material/orders through the manufacturing process.
  • Provide these schedules to supervisor or more senior Operations Planning Analyst for communication in the weekly manufacturing scheduling meetings.
  • Review and assess impacts created by the change of work center cost management rates on the work center's capacities.
  • Perform all other duties and special projects as assigned.


  • Four-year degree with a concentration in Business, Industrial Engineering, Operation with a minimum of three years' experience in one of the following disciplines: Order Scheduling, Production Planning, Inventory Management, Logistics, or Manufacturing Management with on-the-job interaction in a constraint-based flow management environment preferred. High School Diploma Required
  • Understanding key business drivers; use this knowledge in own work. Expands fundamental knowledge in own function and broadens skills.
  • Be accountable for technical contribution to a project team or sub-team.
  • Work with others to achieve team goals through expanded knowledge and skills within own function. May be accountable for subsets for project deliverables. Has no formal role in managing projects.
  • Aware of costs and assists in controlling costs related to own work.
  • Knowledgeable of problem-solving techniques and data collection resources, Shop Floor Data Control Systems, OORS, MPPS, PICS and the interaction of these systems, and various software applications such as Lotus Notes, Word, Excel.
  • Solve a range of problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions and assesses each using standard procedures.
  • Responds to non-standard requests from customers; investigates with assistance from others as needed.
  • Works with moderate guidance in own area of knowledge.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and make appropriate decision, to operate a computer workstation, work and solve problems in production and commercial oriented environments, follow directions, policies, procedures, and standard processes, coordinate multi-discipline resources for problem resolution, and represent Operations Planning at Crew or Team meetings.


  • APICS certification desired.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, well organized and the ability to prioritize tasks and make appropriate decisions.
  • Willing to work in a fast paced, every changing work environment.

Carpenter Technology Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, 401k with company contributions as well as many other options to employees.

Carpenter Technology Corporation's policy is to fully and effectively maintain a program of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees, to employ affirmative action for all protected classes, and to recruit and develop the best qualified persons available regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company also will recruit, develop and provide opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans.