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Position:      Production Planner
Shift:            1st Shift, Monday through Friday, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
Location:     The Specialty Mfg. Co. – White Bear Lake, MN

Position Description:

The Production Planner with plan and organize stages of production control for producing product to meet the customer requirements and 95% on-time delivery.

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, Life Insurance
  • 401K Profit Sharing of up to 25 % of an employees annual salary in the form of a 401K contribution
  • 3 weeks of PTO after 90 days of employment
  • Average of 9 paid holidays
  • Paid day off for your annual physical
  • Company paid Life Insurance, AD&D, LTD , and wage continuation
  • Paid weekly

Duties and Responsibilities: (Not limited to the following)

  • Plan and organize the production schedule for all St. Paul manufacturing sites.
  • Establish floor priorities to optimize floor resources and efficiencies.
  • Run daily production meetings within manufacturing areas.
  • Provide backup support of planning activities to area manager.
  • Plan and organize the building of sub-assemblies and units.
  • Update weekly backlog reports.
  • Define and communicate capacity of each area.
  • Collaborate with appropriate areas to resolve cost, quality, delivery, and material issues.
  • Work with Supply Chain to monitor and analyze inventory along with aid in ordering/scheduling raw stock .
  • Create and maintain Vendor Service purchase orders to approved vendors.
  • Communicate with approved vendors to meet established schedule.
  • Communicate delivery requests to Customer Service in a timely fashion and lead time obtainment for non-standard items.
  • Work with QA and Purchasing on any nonconforming vendor service.

Knowledge / Skills/ Abilities:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Time management skills.
  • Ability to work across all functions of manufacturing and office.
  • Self-starter must be able to work with minimal supervision.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • APICS Certification desired

 

Apply Now!

Print a copy of our application by clicking here. You may email the completed application as an attachment to [email protected] or fax to 651-846-5254.

Interested candidates may also email their resume to [email protected] (only .doc, .pdf or .txt formats will be accepted). Your information will be submitted to The Specialty Mfg. Co. Human Resources Department for review. Applications and resumes will be retained for one year. The Specialty Mfg. Co. is fully committed to the concept and equal practice of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in all aspects of employment. The Specialty Mfg. Co. considers all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.