Production Control Planner

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Production Control Planner

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Production Control Planner

  1. Production Control Planner will use various tools and knowledge of the manufacturing process to facilitate material availability and material flow through the factory in order to support the plant shipment plan. They will partner with Manufacturing, Purchasing, and Quality to 1) develop achievable work center schedules; 2) prioritize if constraints are present and 3) reschedule work as needed.



  • Create, maintain and communicate work center schedules.
  • Manage production orders: starts/release; date changes; order splitting; shortages.
  • Prioritize work at independent and shared work centers.
  • Interface with Manufacturing, Purchasing, and QA on issues and rescheduling.
  • Identify risks to production plan, evaluate the impact and resolve to remove risk.
  • Drive to root cause of material shortages and production misses and develop countermeasures.
  • Use of ERP system as a primary tool for planning production.
  • Maintain MRP master data and processes, lot size, lead time, scrap rate
  • Follow first articles from start to finish, monitor innovation/development production.
  • Document standard work.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement activities.
  • Actively participate in Safety initiatives.



  • US Citizenship or Green Card Holder
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Strong working knowledge of BOM’s, item master, MRP, MPS
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Minimum 2 years of manufacturing and scheduling or materials management experience
  • Strong computer skills (MS work, excel, powerpoint)
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • APICS certification desired

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