Technical Production Controller/Planner

Technical Production Controller/Planner

Company Background:

Founded in 1968, Applied Energy Systems is the premier gas delivery equipment and service provider to the semiconductor, photovoltaics, R&D, and government industries.  As a growing manufacturing company serving thousands of customers domestically and worldwide, we form long standing relationships with our clients, providing them with the gas delivery equipment excellence they need to scale their businesses from the earliest stages of innovation to their emergence as global market leaders.

Position Overview:

The objective of this position is to effectively plan and facilitate the company’s workflow to meet or exceed operational goals. The Technical Production Controller will identify and resolve operational issues as well as recommend tactical and strategic process improvements.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Generate a production schedule to establish sequence and cycle time of each project
  • Generate work orders in a timely manner
  • Issue manufacturing documentation to production team
  • Track work orders; manage work changes and cancellations
  • Review work orders proactively to resolve potential manufacturing issues
  • Maintain and update company databases on a real-time basis
  • Serve as a liaison between engineering and manufacturing to resolve issues and recommend process improvements
  • Interface with purchasing and inventory control to help resolve material discrepancies
  • Meet or exceed shipping dates as per customer commitments
  • Interface with customer service to update project status

Essential Skills:

  • Must take ownership of projects
  • Great written and oral communication skills
  • Organized and accurate
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills with the ability to multitask effectively
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Good judgement/ problem solving skills
  • Ability to analyze and interpret engineering drawings and documentation
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong commitment to customer satisfaction

Required Experience:

  • High School degree required
  • BA/BS technical degree or technical background is required
  • 3-4 years’ experience in planning/scheduling/inventory for fast paced manufacturing environment making customized deliverables
  • 3-4 years’ experience with MRP/ERP software systems
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office


  • Paid Time-Off- Personal, Sick, Vacation, Holidays
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Compensation is based upon experience

If you are interested in this position, resumes and/or inquiries can be forwarded to