Production Planner


Job Title: Production Planner

Reports to: Planning & Inventory Manager

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Position Objective / Summary: The Production Planner performs all tasks involved in the coordination and flow of work and materials

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Calculates required amounts of labor and materials
  • Review and make necessary changes to previously established jobs as required for reprinting
  • Prepares work orders for new and repeat orders
  • Assist in maintaining inventories of raw materials to meet production needs
  • Interface with Shipping & Receiving Team Leader to schedule courier pickups and deliveries to local vendors
  • Interface with manufacturing personnel, customer service representatives, and sales account managers on job status, ship dates, and other pertinent information
  • Receive and issue finished goods into database
  • Complete and maintain all paperwork, records, documents, etc. associated with the work order
  • Performs related duties as needed by supervision
  • Makes recommendations for process improvement


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: the requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and their applications
  • Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills- both written and verbal
  • Professional appearance and presentation required
  • Exceptional organization skills and keen attention to detail


 Education Requirements:

  • Minimum of Associate’s degree or experience equivalent in a related field is required. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred


Working Conditions: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Sit or stand as needed
  • Walking primarily on a level surface for periods throughout the day
  • Reaching above shoulder height, below the waist, or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the work day
  • Exposure to the manufacturing area where personal protective equipment may be required
  • Ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment


This job description is a summary of the job duties and requirements that represent the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be complete in detail. Individuals classified in this job are expected to perform all the essential duties identified herein, and occasionally may be required to perform duties that are not included within this document.

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