Production Planner

Cranberry Township, PA

Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: Req-3809 Pay Rate: Negotiable

A manufacturer and supplier of steel-making technology is seeking a Production Planner at their facility located north of Pittsburgh.


  • Enter all daily transactions within company ERP system with a specific focus on accuracy and meeting time sensitive benchmarks (operation move transactions, scrap transactions, ship transactions, and transfer orders).
  • Work with shop floor to resolve time sensitive problems while maintaining system data integrity.
  • Format and print production schedules on a daily basis which are to be distributed to Production Planning Manager.
  • Research discrepancies and issues relating to operation move transactions, scrap transactions, ship transactions, and transfer orders.
  • Create job order packets on a daily basis. Job order packets should include job order, drawings, and entry into Shop-Trac labor management system.
  • Update job order packets immediately after release of receipt of production release email from Engineering.
  • Place purchase order requisitions into company ERP system for tooling and other shop consumables.
  • Follow up with vendors on all late and upcoming purchase orders to ensure timely deliveries are met.
  • Keep a documented log of late purchase orders organized by vendor.
  • Maintain ISO goals in regards to on time shipping performance, on time purchase order deliveries, and on time job completion.
  • Update job routings to generate demand, when deemed necessary to outsource machining and fabrication of parts.
  • Obtain output information and document on Production Output spreadsheet.
  • Generate inventory cycle counts on a weekly basis and distribute to material handling department.
  • Schedule pickup of scrap material one week prior to every month end.
  • Run month end inventory reconciling reports for Production Planning Manager to review.
  • Assist on projects focused on increasing production efficiency and flow.


  • HS Diploma and/or AS Degree and a minimum of 2 years of production planning and expediting experience
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and documentation
  • Strong knowledge in the use of creating and maintaining spreadsheets
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, deadline driven environment

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

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