Posted 5 months ago


Fort Smith, AR
The Planner/Scheduler plans, schedules, coordinates and/or monitors the flow of products through the complete production cycle. Provides timely planning and scheduling of manufacturing work orders to the manufacturing floor in order to achieve both internal financial goals and customer delivery dates.


  • Review open sales orders to determine customer requirements
  • Coordinate delivery of parts to expedite the flow of material to meet production schedule
  • Support purchasing including expediting suppliers purchase orders when required
  • Utilize ERP system to auto-generate manufacturing work orders
  • Release manufacturing work orders to the warehouse for kit picking
  • Coordinate between warehouse and purchasing on material shortages
  • Notify Sales of any schedule impacts to customers
  • Coordinate/expedite manufacturing builds to ensure schedules are achieved
  • Complete status reports, such as production progress, customer information and materials inventory
  • Process ATF trace request as needed
  • Process 4473 transfers as needed
  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Perform other duties as required

  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods
  • Ability to interact well with internal and external customers
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to read and write effectively
  • Sound computer skills
  • Proficient in the use of Excel spreadsheets
  • In-depth knowledge of ERP software preferred
  • Three to five years' experience in a manufacturing environment

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