Production Planner/Scheduler

Main Job Duties

Coordinate and schedule daily production operations while ensuring manufacturing, safety, quality, and shipping goals are maintained. Apply Now

Key Objectives

  • Attain on-time delivery for orders through scheduling and prioritizing of jobs
  • Gain strong knowledge of ERP system (Epicor Manufacturing) to utilize data for all production processes, and communicate with key personnel
  • Guide and synchronize the flow of materials, labor assignments, project priorities, and WIP (Work in Process).
  • Ensure manufacturing, safety, quality, and shipping goals are maintained.
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Essential Job Functions

  • Work in collaboration with production operations management to prioritize daily production jobs.
  • Provide updates, identify bottlenecks, and review material or potential labor shortages.
  • Recommend and coordinate procedures for the effective planning, scheduling, utilization of materials, equipment, labor, warehousing, and shipping to provide on-time products to customers in a cost-effective manner.
  • Generate Job Routers/Travelers-taking responsibility to ensure all orders are completed to customer standards throughout the entire production life cycle. Check and verify inventory, production priorities, and personnel; schedule and assign accordingly.
  • Maintain a constant focus dedicated to quality control, on-time delivery, safety, and process validation activities throughout the planning and scheduling process.
  • Update and report on daily/weekly project scheduling.  Participate in production related meetings as required to resolve open action items associated with production and scheduling.
  • Comprehend a wide range of manufacturing processes; utilize capacity planning tools, industry related software, and SOPs.  Make recommendations for improvements as appropriate.
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Additional Qualifications

Position Requirements include the following:
  • Extraordinary attention to detail.
  • While working under minimum supervision, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate an ability to plan, arrange, and execute production schedules in a small volume, high-mix custom production environment with a goal to achieve 100% on-time delivery.
  • The employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job related tasks as required, subject to applicable state and federal laws.

Billet Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, veteran status, disability or handicap.

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