Production Planner

Job ID
Rhinestahl AMG
FLSA Status
Job Type
Regular Full-Time


Coordinates production schedules with manufacturing facility on a daily basis and ensures that actual production meets scheduled requirements. Responsibilities include shop order release, the in-process expediting function, and shop scheduling with input from Manufacturing Management.


  • Converts high-level schedule into detail schedules, material requirements lists, and production plans for work centers.
  • Issues work instructions to manufacturing team
  • Expedites daily work through the manufacturing centers in a highly dynamic aerospace manufacturing environment.
  • Analyzes capacity with Manufacturing management
  • Advises management of production status and potential problems to ensure labor, tools, equipment, and services are provided as needed.
  • Coordinates with other internal departments to expedite the movement of parts.
  • Works with Engineering to develop tools and procedures to maximize facility and equipment utilization.
  • Identifies methods to insure products meet Master Schedule requirements
  • Hands-on shop floor




  • BS degree in Business, Logistics, and Industrial Engineering or equivalent experience strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of inventory and production controller/planner experience
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing, procurement, quality basics, engineering flows, and reading prints
  • Experience with capacity planning, and creating production schedules and loading into ERP system in a machining manufacturing environment (aerospace environment preferred).
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles
  • Experience modifying production schedules for increased efficiency
  • Experience tracking, reporting and presenting status
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with leaders, peers, and others as required.
  • Computer knowledge – Microsoft Office including Excel, MS Project (preferred) as well as the Internet Production Scheduling
  • ERP Systems
  • Capacity planning, (level loading, Kanban, etc.)
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Demonstrated abilities to organize with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills



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