Production Planner (Shopfloor Controller)


Joplin, MO, US, 64804

Job Requisition ID:  11842


Schaeffler is a dynamic global technology company and its success has been a result of its entrepreneurial spirit and long history of private ownership. As a partner to all of the major automobile manufacturers, as well as key players in the aerospace and industrial sectors, we offer you many development opportunities.  


Your Key Responsibilities

To ensure proper closing of every shop order for financial accounting and variance reporting accuracy.

  • Controls the ordering processes and bookings, in order to ensure manufacturing of products as agreed upon in the order freeze.
  • Ensure manufacturing of products as agreed upon in the production order closure.
  • Ensure capacity based on rolling planning (labor, machines).
  • Refine sequencing on machines on shift basis.
  • Check whether production orders are correctly booked and if order is in accordance with current delivery.
  • Overview the costs of an order in terms of quality.

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics or equivalent 
  • Analytical skills to determine best way to satisfy customer needs
  • Ability to control flow of goods throughout the manufacturing process 
  • Ability to foresee potential shortages of material needed and follow through with corrective actions
  • Excellent communication skills with the shop floor, warehouse, and sub-contractors
  • 3 to 5 years' Purchasing

 Preferred Qualifications

  • SAP Experience with production orders, inventory, planning
  • Relevant experience in inventory control
  • 3 to 5 years experience in Production Planning

As a global company with employees around the world, it is important to us that we treat each other with respect and value all ideas and perspectives. By appreciating our differences, we inspire creativity and drive innovation. In this way, we contribute to sustainable value creation for our stakeholders and society as a whole. Together, we advance how the world moves.


Exciting assignments and outstanding development opportunities await you because we impact the future with innovation. We look forward to your application.



Schaeffler is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive equal employment opportunities and consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.


Keywords: Production;  


Job Type: Coordinator 
Job Family: Production 
Contract Type: Not Applicable 
Schedule: Full-Time 

Nearest Major Market: Joplin

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