Production Planner/Scheduler

Post Date

May 14, 2021

Job Description

General Description

Create multi-week/month/annual schedules for Compounding in conjunction with Production planning; partner with related departments to coordinate key dates for arrival of raw materials.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Schedule the daily, weekly and long-term schedules for the compounding department in conjunction with production planning.
  • Coordinate long-term compounding scheduling process
  • Develop 18-month rolling master schedule for compounding based on forecasted sales and resource capacity in conjunction with Production Scheduler and Purchasing Team
  • Coordinate with Compounding Manager by providing schedules where equipment and staffing capacity are balanced with filling requirements
  • Coordinate with purchasing team on internally purchased raw material and the Key Account Coordinators for customer supplied raw materials; ensure key purchase requirement dates are coordinated with work order schedule dates
  • Coordinate with the Production Scheduler to determine the capacity for planning new customer orders by providing a schedule date for order acknowledgements. This is a crucial opportunity to provide a realistic and achievable commitment to our customers
  • Determine and assign work center priorities for all plant resources


  • Post-secondary education in administration or related field
  • 2-5 years material scheduling/planning experience in fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated skills in building and maintaining positive internal partnerships
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills – MS Office; Aptitude to learn new systems (ERP)
  • Critical thinking, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain composure, multi-task and prioritize under pressure
  • Ability to be professionally persistent; ask relevant questions to gain understanding
  • Superior organizational and time management skills; meet deadlines and manage priorities
  • Adaptable and flexible to meeting changing work requirements, as needed


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We thank all applicants, however only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

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