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Vermilion Ohio Full Time Posted: Friday, 11 January 2019

The Planner/Buyer is appointed by, receives authority from, and reports to the Materials Manager of Bettcher Industries.

Applicant needs to have a background Planning in a manufacturing environment.


The Production Planner/Scheduler is responsible for planning, scheduling and monitoring production activities for assigned products. Planning activities should provide outstanding customer service and response, while optimizing inventory levels and other performance metrics.


The duties & responsibilities of the Production Planner/Scheduler include, but are not necessarily limited to the following:

  • Utilize the Enterprise Resource Planning (Syteline) system to effectively manage resources and capacity to achieve 100% on time delivery of products to customers.
  • Determines items to be ordered or manufactured based on the ERP report priorities, quantities to be ordered, and expected delivery dates in accordance with company policies.
  • Analyze inventory usage, scrap and waste, and recommend any appropriate actions to minimize loss, reduce inventory levels, and increase inventory turns.
  • Work closely with Quality Control and Engineering to process non-conforming product issues and ensure proper follow-up of returns/rework.
  • Participate in production meetings, lean activities, continuous improvement initiatives, or problem-solving teams by collaborating with others.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and/or participating in professional associations.
  • Other duties may be assigned in accordance to business priorities and objectives.


  • Bachelor's Degree- Preferably in business or operations
  • APICS certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years appropriate planning experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products.
  • Proven problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational, planning and communication skills.

Employment at Bettcher Industries is contingent upon the successfully completing both a pre-employment background check and a drug screening.

Bettcher Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans (M/F/D/V)

Vermilion Ohio, United States of America
Ed Powell 
1/11/2019 8:07:04 AM

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