Production Planner

Norfolk, VA

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Remedy Professional Placement is seeking a Production/Scheduling Planner in Norfolk, VA.

The primary purpose of this job is to work with the Leadership team and take over the day to day scheduling of production, including coordination and planning with various departments working closely with Purchasing, Manufacturing, Logistics to support clear execution of the daily and weekly production schedules. This will include making necessary modifications to schedules as things change. This position will also look to develop new tools and/or processes to improve the scheduling process. This will require a thorough understanding of each department and our production operations. 



  • Act as change agent in organization driving production to meet customer demand.
  • Daily monitor for accurate data entry of production jobs.
  • FG, raw materials and packaging components - accuracy of quantity issued.
  • Distribute daily updates - Report WIP Status - Production Jobs, Engross, Polish, Bulk.
  • Prepare and distribute weekly Production Schedules.
  • Distribute updates to Production Schedules as needed.
  • Work closely with Production Supervisors to adequately support all planning activities in a timely manner
  • Track Production Actual to Plan.
  • Establish performance analysis.
  • Manage variance fall out of set tolerances through proper communication channels.
    • Other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to identify priorities when needed to fulfill inventory replenishment.
  • Participate in all necessary training is required to successfully perform job responsibilities.


Job Requirements


  • A BA or BS degree in related field preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in one of the fields of Planning/Scheduling in manufacturing environment preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership in one or more of the areas of Planning or Scheduling
  • Ability to work with cross functional departments within the organization
  • Good problem solving, verbal and communication skills, excellent analytical and decision-making abilities; good presentation skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Must work well in team-based environment as well as have the ability to work alone
  • Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office Programs
  • Must be well motivated, self-starter
  • Experience working with an ERP system, such as SAP Business 1, a plus
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