Manufacturing Planner/Scheduler

Position Summary:

The Planner/Scheduler reports directly to the Scheduling Supervisor. This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of logically linked resource-loaded schedules. The Planner/Scheduler applies good strong and diversified knowledge of Project Control Management principles and practices relevant to manufacturing projects in meeting technical cost and schedule objectives.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepares production schedules with attention to product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan operations.
  • Identify bottlenecks in manufacturing process, analyze root cause, and provide/implement solutions.
  • Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing
  • Route assemblies to appropriate workstations.
  • Keep teams and individuals aware of key milestones, deadlines, and potential delays.
  • Prepares operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications.
  • Monitor the project plan related to flow of materials, inventory, and timing of manufacturing operations.
  • Assist in the preparation of status briefings, status reports, and presentations.
  • Host and attend meetings with customer service team and management.
  • Generate various schedule based reports and schedule views.
  • Work directly with department supervisors to clearly define daily production expectations/quotas.
  • To work overtime, as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • 3-5 years in a scheduling/planning roll
  • Strong oral and written communication/presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and self-directed
  • Analytical skill abilities; Organized & Detail oriented
  • Confidence and capability to multi-task complicated issues at one time
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, and Project, etc)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain/Project Management and/or Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Experience
  • Production Control & Logistics Experience
  • Project Management experience / PMP Certification