Production Planner/Scheduler

803 South Black River Street, Sparta, WI


Production Planner/Scheduler Overall Purpose of Position

We are looking for a qualified Production Planner to organize production according to customer demand, equipment capacity and quality standards.  An excellent Production Planner is well-versed in production procedures and ways to optimize them. They are organized and results-driven with great problem-solving skills.  Advanced communication and computer skills are very useful for the role. The goal is to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of our production operations.

Production Planner/Scheduler Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Coordinate production workflow for multiple products within assigned process center.
  • Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay.
  • Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand.
  • Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget.
  • Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption
  • Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentages of defectives, etc).
  • Prepare and submit status and performance reports.
  • Collaborate with other process center team members.

Production Planner/Scheduler Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Understanding of manufacturing material resource planning (MRP)
  • Strong math skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong computer skills, expertise in Microsoft Excel and ERP systems (Axapta/MS Dynamics preferred).
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with competing timelines.
  • Experience building relationships and fostering teamwork.
  • Minimum of three (3) years in material planning and scheduling.
  • Bachelors Degree in related field strongly preferred, or equivalent education and experience.


Dated: March 7, 2022

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