Junior Production Planner

The Junior Production Planner is responsible for planning duties in a manufacturing company. The individual will assure that all resources are available for production in accordance with the requirements of the Master Plan. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with purchasing to assure materials are in house in time to meet the production schedule
  • Communicate with production groups to ensure tasks are being completed as per the schedule
  • Examine MRP reports, inventory levels and movements
  • Plan production based on reports and inventory and verify the plan is being carried out
  • Development and maintain inventory replenishment and material requirements 
  • Revise production schedules and communicate with Engineering for change and fluctuation
  • Releasing work orders
  • Responsible for tracking, checking status, and prioritizing units in production.
  • Addresses and resolves any scheduling conflicts or shortages due to inventory issues
  • Ensure replenishment strategies support operational excellence objectives (Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost.)
  • Generate, release, and process work orders.
  • Provide and maintain the Routing Papers (in paper and/or electronically) for all production processes.
  • Process Engineering Change Order (ECO) dispositions and maintain expiration and effective dates of part revisions and their disposition.
  • Determine and maintain stock levels for manufactured parts based on historical usage and forecast analysis.
  • Ensure planning process and transactional execution upholds inventory accuracy and integrity throughout the material flow and manufacturing process.
  • Participate in continuous improvement of Planning and Control systems.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Skills and Experience


  • MRP: 1 year (Required)
  • Project Management: 1 year (Preferred)
  • MRP
  • Production Planning
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Manufacturing Process
  • Production Scheduling
  • Supply Chain
  • Sap
  • Kanban
  • Computer literacy – Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Word, etc., Outlook, Syteline).
  • Experience with Engineering Change Order (ECO) 
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment under time constraints.



We offer an attractive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, a dental/vision, 401(k), STD, and Paid Time Off. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, or medical condition. 

If you are a proactive person who takes pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail, and want to be part of a growing organization, this could be your next long-term role.


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