Planning Manager

Oceaneering International   •  

Morgan City, LA

5 - 7 years

Posted 233 days ago

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Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications. Through the use of its appliedtechnology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense, entertainment, and aerospace industries. Oceaneering’s business offerings include remotely operated vehicles, built-to-order specialty subsea hardware, deepwater intervention and manned diving services, non-destructive testing and inspection, and engineering and project management.

Position Summary

Responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the warehouses and planning’s over-all operations. Organizes activities and assigns tasks accordingly; manages stock control, the receipt, storage, retrieval and timely delivery to material to the internal and external customers; and keeps records of documentation into the SRP system. Establishes and achieves manufacturing inventory plan.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Manages the daily activities of the production planning and warehouse group.
  • Coordinates with Manufacturing Manager in the manufacturing planning and control process.
  • Analyzes demand requirements to identify production and supply bottlenecks and recommends actions for resolution, including establishing and maintaining lead times, lot sizes and safety stocks.
  • Directs production planning to ensure on time availability of products to fill customer orders and on time shipments.
  • Coordinates with Purchasing and updates requirements for purchased good and materials.
  • Evaluates and recommends actions to improve on time delivery performance to the internal and external customer.
  • Plans warehouse resources and activities in keeping with ROV objectives and targets.
  • Improves warehouse organization/layout to reduce cycle time to receive, pulls and ships or issues material.
  • Ensures that workplace’s health and safety requirements are met and take responsibility for the proper storage and security of the warehouse building and material.
  • Reviews and improves department processes to increase productivity to eliminate “waste”.
  • Manages reconciliation of in transit accounts for outbound and inbound intra company shipments.
  • Trains employees, directs work to the appropriate personnel, conducts performance reviews and addresses and resolves complaints in accordance with OII’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Creates, implements, and tracks Production Planning and Control and Warehouse group activity, measurements, and KPI’s.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has supervisory responsibilties.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations, or Supply Chain Management with emphasis in supply chain/business/quantitative analysis preferred. Master’s degreedesired.
  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years’ experiencescheduling in a complex fabrication and assembly environment with meaningful scale supply chain management, manufacturing, or master planning-scheduling or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • The individual must have experience in ERP or MRP systems. 
  • Direct experience with a Supply and Demand environment including forecasts, receipt and deliver processes, inventoryreports, accuracy validation procedures, cycle counts and audit procedures is preferred.


  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Professional Certification from APICS and/or ISM is desirable.
  • Excellent negotiating, contract management, communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and PeopleSoft ERP System is a plus.
  • Ability to work with cross-cultural organizations and groups.
  • Strong demonstrated critical thinking and logic skills with proven track record of success in a complex production and assembly LEAN environment.
  • Proven project leadership and team participation skills.