Production Planner Scheduler
Crown Equipment Corporation - New Castle, IN

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Crown Equipment Corporation designs, manufactures, distributes, services and supports material
handling products that provide customers with superior value. Crown has a network of factory direct
sales and service dealers doing business as Crown Lift Trucks. As one of the world's largest lift truck
manufacturers, Crown is focused on providing solutions that mean improved performance for our

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for the development and distribution of capacity planning reports. Identify production capacity and capability for assigned production units. Support Production Managers in all phases of capacity planning and scheduling of assigned production units.

Schedule Work Flow

Oversee automated workflow scheduling process. Analyze exception reporting coming from the automated workflow scheduling process and resolve the exception issues with purchasing and shop floor supervision. Release orders and paperwork for situations in which the automated work flow-scheduling system does not release them. Monitor and expedite the progress of sub contract operations and material being processed on the outside. Confer with shop floor supervision and answer questions to resolve workflow schedule problems. Manage your responsible item data and order method.

Plan Production Capacity

Manage and plan the capacity of assigned production areas. Initiate and plan the sub contracting of capacity as required to support loads. Collaborate with manufacturing engineering, production management and purchasing to select the sources and the proper parts for outside sourcing. Capacity plans must account for schedule changes, preventive maintenance requirements and appropriate protective capacity. Support production management in the planning of labor resources required.

Inventory Control / Other Tasks

Manage the velocity of responsible inventory. Manage the obsolescence reporting and monthly scrap / excess budget. Participate in assigned projects with Manufacturing Engineering, Production Management and Production Control to improve manufacturing processes. Perform other duties as assigned.

This position requires a four-year college degree in Operations Management or equivalent work experience. Must be familiar with and able to manage in a modern Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) environment using software systems, such as BaaN. Ability to schedule production for multiple operations based on installed and staffed capacities as well as demonstrated performance levels. Solid understanding of material and information flow within multiple process operations.

Compensation and Benefits:

Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

Crown is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V

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Crown designs, manufactures, distributes and supports material handling products that provide customers with superior value. As one of the...