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Production Planner

Cleveland, OH · Manufacturing
Job Description


Key Result Areas:

  • Create and promote a safe working environment in all departments.
  • Manage all ordering and planning of commercial products in designated area.
  • Manage scheduling or production in designated production area
  • Monitor all daily issues of production area and hourly personnel
  • Support applicable equipment and personnel to optimize efficiency responsiveness and deliverability
  • Monitor daily production, ensuring that all operations are completed per procedures for products that meet all required quality standards
  • Play a key role in the overall plant yield improvement program – including work with quality and continuous improvement
  • Collaborate with maintenance and engineering to ensure all critical equipment is properly serviced and maintained to optimize efficiency
  • Insure accurate accounting and control of inventory levels in areas of responsibility
  • Play a key role in SIOP process including but not limited to capacity planning (materials and resources) to meet given demand plan
  • Play a key role in the utilization of work order management team
  • Understand and be responsible for identifying and maintaining material variances within areas of responsibility
  • Remain in constant communication with Customer Service team regarding order availability



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering or related technical discipline. Lean manufacturing experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of related planning or scheduling experience. In addition to, supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment is a plus.
  • Must be familiar with total quality and continuous improvement methods, including work order management within a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Efficient typing skills, with an emphasis on accuracy and legal aspects of purchasing.
  • Strong proficiency with MRP/ERP systems ex: JDE, SAP, Other
  • Ability to compile information and make decisions.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to recognize market and industry drivers that have a direct impact on mid (3 mo) to long-range (annual) planning decisions.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to deal with employees at all levels within the organization.
  • Safe work attitude and team oriented.

Salary Range: $75k-85k

Why is This a Great Opportunity

Our client, a leading manufacturer of products and solutions for the global foundry industry is looking for a Production Planner to join their growing team.

The Production Planner is responsible for all aspects of designated production area planning performance to plan monitoring. Including supply chain, advance scheduling, consideration of key input requirements (manufactured and/or procured) and demand planning. Working with personnel to ensure safety, quality, delivery, and cost goals are met.

René Abgrall Recruiting
(c) 204-981-5666

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