Planner (Production Planner)

Plattsburgh, NY

Posted: 05/26/19 Employment Type: Full time Industry: Other Job Number: 17122


Manages the flow of assigned product lines into and through the plant including the following activities: material scheduling, production scheduling, and inventory stock levels




  • Ensure daily production requirements are achieved to meet customer expectations
  • Data Analysis to support material supply and finished goods demand
  • Follows up on Production schedule and prioritizes job-orders for production optimization
  • Maintains shortages sheet for manufacturing
  • Follow-up as required with all teams to expedite flow of materials and documents to meet production schedule and customer expectations
  • Interacts with shop floor management on a daily basis to resolve issues regarding manufacturing efficiencies or additional information as requested from Customer Service and Manufacturing
  • Communicates with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery of materials
  • Maintain daily productivity/workflow reports
  • Work closely with internal departments such as Operations, Customer Service, Productions Technicians, Quality, Finance and Engineering as required
  • Provides accurate sales and late deliveries forecasts (3 months forecast) and report status on a weekly basis
  • May be asked to perform other duties as required




  • College Degree or equivalent work experience preferred


  • From 3 to 5 years of relevant experience preferred


  • Proficient understanding of Oracle system or any other ERP systems
  • Proficient with the MS Office products and Excel (V-Lock Up and Pivot Table) strong computer skills



  • Set the example by actively contributing to department and company goals
  • Take initiative and seek additional training or direction as needed
  • Build quality into work.Ensure processes are consistent with company objectives.
  • Make suggestions for improvements in areas of cost reduction, processes, quality and productivity.
  • Proactive
  • Must be able to prioritize workload on a daily basis and effectively coordinate with peers activities related to the material planning.
  • Must be able to transition quickly between working independently and as a strong team player
  • Investigative skills

·         Superior attention to detail and good follow-up and follow through skills

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