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Chatsworth, California

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Fax: (818) 337-2297

Regular Mail:

Chatsworth Products, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
9353 Winnetka Avenue
Chatsworth, CA 91311

(No recruiters please) 


Sr. Maintenance Mechanic


Performs various skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the repair and maintenance of machinery, buildings, and equipment. Exercises technical independence in determining work methods and procedures and receives assignments orally or through written instructions, which may be accompanied by sketches or diagrams.



  1. Performs maintenance duties, grounds and building maintenance, and repair work.
  2. Installs electrical conduit, wiring, switching devices, controls, outlets, fixtures, motors, and other such equipment.
  3. Tests, maintains, and evaluates equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, pyrometers, and pressure gauges.
  4. Performs skilled maintenance activities including construction, welding, brazing, soldering, and plumbing.
  5. Utilizes a wide variety of hand and portable power tools.
  6. Checks and repairs pumps, fans, valves, and motors.
  7. Conducts preventative maintenance inspections and performs required preventative maintenance actions such as lubrication, cleaning, filter change and the like.
  8. Assists in movement of furniture, materials and equipment as required.
  9. Reports needs for major repairs to Production Manager.
  10. Responsible for the security of the building under the supervision of the Production Manager.
  11. Prepares accurate records for preventative maintenance.
  12. Troubleshoots equipment at the component level.


Technical Competencies: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of related experience
  • Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trades involved.
  • Skill in the care and use of tools and equipment used in the trades involved.
  • Ability to detect defects in equipment and to make proper repairs or adjustments.
  • Ability to interpret and work from pencil sketches and diagrams.



  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, carrying, stooping and crouching.
  • Job involves standing most of the shift.
  • Gross and manual dexterity, vision.
  • Motor coordination skills.
  • Mental alertness.
  • Lift 40lbs.



Master Scheduler-Planner


Responsible for managing the overall production schedule, insuring our valuable customers are always delighted, while efficiently loading the production floor. Utilizing exceptional decision making and interpersonal skills, will react quickly and effectively to a fast paced work environment, directly interfacing with Operations Management, Customer Service, Manufacturing Engineering, Sales, and Procurement. Will develop and deploy jobs within the ERP system, establish priorities, and revise the schedule according to customer needs, job specifications, and availability or capability of workers, parts, material, and equipment. In addition to exemplary technical skills and work experience, this position requires an entrepreneurial spirit, excellent interpersonal skills, a collaborative nature, and tactical agility.



  1. Communicates daily with the Plant Manager and Customer Service Management to insure that the daily/weekly build sequence is in line with our customer requirements.
  2. Develops and executes production schedules, material plans and inventory levels based on engineering needs, production demand, plant capacity, and the master production schedule.
  3. Completes what-if scenarios to aid in production planning and optimization of activities.
  4. Assists in establishing sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates.
  5. Analyzes MRP data to ensure accuracy and that materials are on schedule. Advise on critical parts requiring reschedule.
  6. Understands yields and Expedites while reviewing the impacts to MRP.
  7. Acts as the data steward for planning and schedule related ERP parameters.
  8. Communicates the manufacturing schedule to all involved parties on a daily basis.
  9. Readjusts schedules in a timely manner according to production progress, change orders, shipping considerations, expedites, Quality issues, or other conditions.
  10. Works closely with building maintenance to coordinate PM’s and planned shutdowns.
  11. Works with Buyers to insure material and components are available when needed.
  12. Coordinates with department personnel to determine status of assigned jobs.
  13. Tracks and reports progress against the production plan, measures and reports performance to plan via standard metrics.
  14. Analyzes and reviews demand trends and works with procurement to make the necessary adjustments.
  15. Participates and an integral part of the Production leadership team meetings.
  16. Process Improvement: Maintains working knowledge of latest developments in master scheduling and LEAN manufacturing concepts.


    Technical Competencies: 

    • Bachelor Degree or equivalent, along with a minimum of six (6) years of experience in a Manufacturing/Materials environment, which includes at least three (3) years direct experience in planning and scheduling.
    • Experience in planning and scheduling multiple jobs/projects, and management of planning and scheduling resources.
    • Detailed knowledge of MRP Systems a must.
    • Experience with business-wide ERP systems (EPICOR ERP software systems a plus) required.
    • Problem solving and analytical thinking skills required.
    • Exemplary organization and interpersonal skills.
    • Knowledge and experience with multi-level bill of materials and associated routings
    • APICS Certification a plus.
    • Project management skills.
    • Ability to utilize various computer software programs for work processing, database, and spreadsheets.
    • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain techniques a plus.



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