R.A. Wylan & Co. Inc.,
Career Center

Production Planner

Location: Rogers, AR
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $50,000.00 - $60,000.00
Date: 3/7/2018
Job ID: 02559674
Job Description

The Opportunity

The Production Planner is responsible for creating production schedules for manufacturing that maximize efficiency and productivity, and meet customer requirements.


How you will impact:

  • Use knowledge of the production process and machine capabilities to analyze manufacturing orders and create production schedules
  • Schedule machines and maintain scheduling board
  • Set up bill of materials, routing and book production orders
  • Release jobs to production; track orders and production information
  • Update schedule and report progress to Manufacturing Support Manager; make schedule/production changes, as needed
  • Responsible for Inventory Management for job specific supplies and materials
  • Order job specific supplies and roll stock as needed
  • Create and/or maintain Daily/Monthly Reports.
  • Comply with OSHA and company safety regulations and guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned


What you will need to succeed:                            

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent school work experience; degree preferred.

  • 3-5 years’ experience in scheduling or a similar role.

  • Must be proficient in Excel, Outlook, and Word.

  • Must be well organized and able to manage multiple tasks.

  • Must have good interpersonal communication.

  • Must demonstrate superior time management skills.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.

  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be required during busy periods.

  • Must be able to perform essential functions of job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Experience with KIWI and corrugated industry preferred

  • Must have strong mathematical skills




  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies, and potential

  • A career with a Global Packaging Company where SUSTAINABILITY, SAFETY, AND INCLUSION are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.