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Production Planner - Pontiac, IL

Department: Production
Job Description:

Role Summary:

This position, under the direction of the Plant Manager, will partner with Customer Service/Sales and the manufacturing plants to deliver complete orders to the plants to meet our customers’ orders and expectations.


Job Description:

- Partner with plant personnel to understand current capacity and load situation in order to properly load the plants to achieve the maximum overall throughput.

- Represent the plant operations to the Customer Service and Sales organization.

- Identify and implement process and throughput improvement opportunities within the order conversion and manufacturing processes.

- Plans work in factory through build schedules and/or work orders

- Monitors production to ensure schedules are executed as planned

- Analyzes MRP reports to determine quantities and time frame for factory build schedules

- Adjusts daily production schedules as necessary to smooth production flow

- Communicate purchasing needs with respect to equipment, materials, and supplies to the purchasing department.

- May assist in the purchase of raw materials to ensure material availability for build schedules

Minimum requirements:


- Basic Math

- MRP computer systems, AS/400 preferred

- Strong MS Office skills, with advanced MS Excel skills.

- Production scheduling experience using MRP system

- Manufacturing process experience preferred

- High school diploma, college degree preferred

- APICS certification preferred


We offer:

- 401(k) plan with a generous company match and no waiting period to start participating.
- Paid Time off
- Medical, dental, & vision insurance
- Life/Disability insurance
- Our greatest benefit is the opportunity for growth! We promote from within and value continuous process improvements!


Job Classification:

Permanent, full time