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Manufacturing Analyst


New Orleans, LA


Manufacturing & Production


Laitram Machine Shop


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Laitram Machine Shop, L.L.C., a division of Laitram, L.L.C., and a supplier of quality, high precision components has a position available for an Manufactuing Analyst. This position will be responsible for analysis on strategic projects, capacity planning, developing & reporting metrics, and empowering business leaders to make data driven decisions.

Laitram Machine Shop, provides high-value machining and related services to the Laitram divisions and select outside customers. Laitram Machine Shop is one of four operating divisions of Laitram, L.L.C. and offers an unparalleled opportunity for those who want to work for an established, yet growing company in the private sector. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.


• Lead the capacity planning and production scheduling efforts for the Machine Shop.

• Identify any operational risks that may impact on time delivery to customers.

• Develop solutions to mitigate the risk and effectively communicate them.

• Capture and organize forecasting information.

• Present the forecasting data to support the decisions making process.

• Draft and present information to support the Supervisors and Leaders in making data driven decisions.

• Analyze, proactively maintain, and improve the tools used in support of the efforts.

• Collaborate in the development of operational metrics and financial reporting for Machine Shop.

• Manufacturing process optimization – continuous improvement focus

• Provide analytical support for strategic projects.


• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Operations, Finance, Accounting or Computer Science

• 2+ years of experience in a planning, scheduling, or analyst role

• Demonstrated ability of using a structured method to problem-solving.

• Exhibit teamwork and self-management with a strong sense of ownership.

• Be well organized with exceptional communication and presentation skills.

• Proficient in use of Excel and other analytical tools.

• Must have a positive attitude and strong sense of urgency and attention to detail.

• A keen analytical mind with a sound understanding of economics, business, and engineering principles.

Desired Qualifications

• MBA/Training in economics or financial analysis a plus.

• 2+ years of work experience in Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Product or Project Management or Financial Analysis

• 2+ years of work experience in manufacturing/assembly environment

• Proficient experience with Microsoft office suite, and Oracle.