Production Planner/Scheduler - SE Minnesota location

March 23, 2020

Great new direct hire opportunity for our client located in Northfield, MN.  In this exciting new role be part of a new 15,000 sq. ft. production addition.


As the production planner you will be responsible for working with management in coordinating and planning production activities to improve run-time.  You will develop and review production schedules, schedule success, manage exceptions with Supervisors and Leads.


Send resume to for immediate consideration for this direct hire opportunity.


Other Area's of Responsibilities you must have experience in:

  • Manage load leveling and bottleneck scheduling and utilize CRP for more accurate scheduling.

  • Monitor the execution of production plan, provide WIP maintenance and resolve any potential issues in a timely fashion.

  • Investigate production problems, analyze root causes and provide solutions.

  • Escalate production issues for resolution.

  • Facilitate production meeting and help drive actions

  • Work with Leads to plan equipment, material and manpower requirements to execute job orders.

  • Coordinate with Managers in planning and implementing engineering changes in production lines.

  • Plan inventory management processes to avoid shortages and excesses.

  • Analyze delays and interruptions and accordingly adjust production schedule to meet deadlines.

  • Maintain reports for production planning activities and sequences.

  • Provide recommit dates on required jobs

  • Support NCRs as needed and relates to the production schedules and restarts

  • Strong MRP knowledge

  • 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably a job shop

  • APICS certification preferred


Base Salary Range - $65k-$75k based on experience

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