Viking Group
  • MI H
  • Hastings, MI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Flexible Spending Accounts, Vacation, Holidays, Life Insurance, 401k, Tuition Reimbursement, Fitness Center Reimbursement

The Production Planner analyzes and translates customer demand into supply of required goods by scheduling production activity for the manufacturing operations, inventory levels, component material supply, production capacity, and manufacturing capabilities - to determine the optimal short and long term production plans for the manufacturing operation.


  • Creates feasible MPS schedules to drive long-term component demand.
  • Supports work order fill rate metric, fill rate units to customer metric, and OTC metric through the creation of feasible short-term schedules for component and finished good products using informaiton from MRP, customer orders, and capacity information.
  • Communicates with customer service, purchasing, floor supervision and quality to accomplish the above and advise of/resolve any issues with the above.
  • Processing improvements to reduce the cost of support functions for scheduling and delivery time to customer as assigned.
  • Reporting and distribution of production information as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • 3 to 5 years experience.
  • APICS certification preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.



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