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Production Planner Scheduler

Location: Berea, Kentucky, United States
Job ID: R0041260
Date Posted: Jan 9, 2024
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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 Exempt Status:  Exempt

Summary:    Under the direction of department management exercises responsibility for execution of the company’s strategic and tactical plans through department and related staff for the Production Control department. This position exercises independent judgment routinely and operates within established guidelines.

Essential Functions: Includes the following (other duties may be documented and assigned by local management and some duties may not apply dependent upon the requirements of the position at each specific (HIAMS)AM site and/or the strengths of the employee and the needs of the company):

  • Uses customer electronic or hard copy product release schedules to plan monthly, weekly, and daily production flat schedules.
  • Compares actual production to scheduled production on a daily basis and makes schedule changes as needed to satisfy customer demands and inventory goals.
  • Uses Customer demand data and inventory data to produce a monthly master schedules (Forward Plan).
  • Integrates the production of new or revised parts (PSW) into the production schedules.  Follows up to insure schedule requirements are met.
  • Coordinates and schedules the activities of other departments such as Production, Quality, Production Engineering, and Procurement to match Customer requirements for product.
  • Responsible to the accuracy and Quantity of Finished goods inventory and for the accuracy and Quantity of Work in Process components. (“Work in Process components” are those components delivered to their first production operation.)
  • Responsible to accurately maintain item master files and other files as directed by the supervisor (Pertains to Planning).
  • Responsible to achieve Finished Goods and Work in Process inventory targets.
  • Responsible for ordering components for production plan.
  • Responsible for making vendors deliver on time.


Knowledge, skills & abilities:  Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Possess ability to perform duties utilizing current company software applications. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills required.  This position performs job duties in an ethical and professional manner. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.

Experience:  Minimum 2 years prior related experience preferred.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Supervisory responsibilities may be possible to perform the job duties as designated by area management.

Working Conditions:

Physical Demands:  Required to sit or stand for long periods of time. Ability to work 40 – 60 hours per week.

                Travel:  Less than 10% domestic and international may be required as needed. 

Work Environment:  Working in an office environment with exposure to manufacturing areas.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

At Astemo, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.  Our goal is to build an inclusive work environment that celebrates the differences of our employees.  We want to ensure that every employee feels valued, respected and empowered.  We don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community.  Astemo is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Astemo, please send the nature of the request and contact information to [email protected] when applying for the position.

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