Production Planner

  • Location
    Wallingford, Connecticut
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Supply / Material

Production Planner – New Haven County, CT
$60K - $75K+ Base

The Production Planner will be responsible for planning, scheduling and driving purchasing requirements to maintain operations within a specific business unit. They will coordinate processing of customer order fulfillment efficiently and within the operation while meeting on time requirements. This person will report to the Logistics Manager and work alongside a team of 3 – 4 other Production Planners, each working with their own business unit/product line.

Planning experience within manufacturing is needed. Experience within electrical or electro-mechanical manufacturing is a huge plus.


Experience satisfying Sales Forecasts, Customer Sales Orders, Customer RFQ’s, and product management projects
Ability to maintain the desired component and finished good’s inventory level in line with company goals and make recommendations regarding changes in manufacturing plan
Review customer expedites and provide sales with appropriate information
Assist in reconciling accounting differences with procurement, manufacturing and suppliers
Work with manufacturing managers and lead personnel to monitor capacity availability and ensure level loading of the manufacturing floor
Work with the Sales, Marketing, Engineering and Manufacturing to ensure data integrity of part planning data, manufacturing orders and purchase orders
Identify and decrease the opportunity of obsolete material exposure as a result of ECO’s and/or New Product introductions
Work with Procurement Specialist to maintain and establish fix blanket purchase orders
Primary responsibility for overall customer on-time delivery and inventory level of product line


Bachelors Degree or equivalent
4+ years SAP Planning or Procurement experience within a manufacturing environment
Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (APP) or APICS certification a plus
Strong knowledge of Production and Inventory Control techniques in an ERP environment
Computer competence in spreadsheet software, data base software and query writing
Experience in Vendor Management and customer negotiations

If you are an experienced Production Planner and interested in joining a well-established leader within their industry, please email your resume to


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