Production Planner/Scheduler

A Production Planner/Scheduler job in Glenwood, IL is available courtesy of Modis Engineering. For this job, you need to have experience or education in inventory control and planning. In this position will communicate and coordinate with factory manufacturers to ensure continuous supply of product. The salary for this position is between $60,000 and $70,000 per year. This position is temporary-to-hire but a direct hire position will be considered for the right candidate.

• Communicate and coordinate with factory manufacturers to ensure continuous supply of product, meeting quality and delivery standards.
• Resolve any vendor line stopping issues.
• Driving forward our Lean Conversion by implementing consignment, Kanban, just-in-time, postponement and other materials strategies to reduce inventory while increasing delivery.
• Develop action plans and counter measures with planner / buyers, development and factory teams for inventory control.
• Interact with sourcing team (Procurement) to ensure best practices and greatest leverage in procurement, low cost region sourcing, supplier assessment and management
• Participate and initiate continuous improvement through use of appropriate DBS (Danaher Business System) tools.
• Depending upon level in job family, participates in, coordinates, or supervises the integration of new product introductions from engineering design to factory.
• May coordinate and supervise the integration of new production cells from one location to other.
• Establish and maintain standard work and/or consistent training in the materials team.

• Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or similar degree.
• 0-3 years of related experience
• Proven ability to problem solve complex issues that arise from inventory
• Must be proficient in Excel (advanced formulas, pivots, if/then)
• Self-starter who seeks out ways to improve processes before being asked
• Ability to be effective in a fast paced, metric driven environment
• Solid understanding of materials flow and inventory triggers
• Excellent verbal and written communication

• Background in mechanical or engineering environments
• Knowledge of lean manufacturing (Kaizens, structured improvement workshops/events) and continuous improvement
• Oracle, SQL programming or similar

If you are interested in this contract-to-hire Production Planner/Master Scheduler job in Glenwood, IL then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering go to If you have questions about the position please contact Mike Leeson at (206) 682-2170 or .

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