Operations Production Planner

Requisition Number:  12219
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15235

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.



Perform various assignments and related site support duties within a highly technical engineering laboratory environment.   Team with management to support daily laboratory testing and operation activities.  Job duties for this position are specific to the Westinghouse Churchill Site laboratory operations.  This position requires working at the Westinghouse Churchill site.


Develop and implement production/maintenance/materials schedules to maximize the use of the site’s resources or materials.  Meet established specifications, schedules, and quality standards.  Work with technical teams, engineering, and supply chain to produce schedules and estimate the labor, tools, and equipment needed to support laboratory testing, site operations and repair equipment or systems to minimize laboratory testing and site operations interruptions.  Monitor activity and analyze data so laboratory testing can meet project requirements.  Adjust schedules to accommodate backlog, emergent customer testing and analysis needs, project testing changes, and equipment, material, or labor shortages.  Prepare work orders for facility or purchase requests based on project schedules or maintenance needs.  Evaluate project/testing specifications and site resources capacity data to determine required processes, and equipment and operator utilization.  Work independently with general supervision.  Influence others within the job through explanation of facts, policies, and practices. Problems faced are difficult but typically not complex. 


  • Develop and implement production/maintenance/resource/project schedules to maximize the use of the site’s resources and meet established specifications. 
  • Input and track project workflow, operational data, procedure review/updates coordination, work execution (schedule, budget, customer commitments) and action items.
  • Track and schedule recurring site inspections and activities.
  • Manage, track and coordinate equipment service contracts (submit vendor purchase order requests, schedule, and arrange for onsite vendor visits)




Frequent interaction with site personnel and internal contacts.  Occasional interaction with external contacts, customers and/or vendors





General procedures have been established for most work.  Work subject to normal check.  Receive specific instructions on new or special work from management and occasional guidance from higher classified personnel, including technicians and engineers.



  • Bachelor’s degree, (project, operations or business management preferred)
  • Minimum of 1-3 years previous experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Superb organizational skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • A willingness to learn.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office products.


No Relocation Assistance will be available



Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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