Production Planner

Associate degree and/or other combination of education and experience
Atlanta, GA 30318 US (Primary)
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Job Description:

Mikart, LLC is seeking an experienced Production Planner who will be responsible for developing and maintaining a dynamic production master schedule that optimizes operational efficiency while balancing customer demands and inventory requirements.


  1. For the generation of the master production schedule and the detail production plans that sit below that schedule, to allow execution of the production schedule on-time in full.
  2. Notification of projected ship date for each order.
  3. Triage raw material testing with quality control/assurance personnel to assure the timely release of raw materials to meet projected schedules.
  4. Establish and report metrics for production, packaging and product delivery.
  5. Issue Manufacturing and Packaging Records as needed.
  6. Assess the supply and demand of production, packaging and QC resources needed to deliver projected customer orders.
Job Requirements:

Key Characteristics

  • The job holder must have the ability to understand the order of processing, testing and logistical activities and schedule them to achieve optimum productivity.
  • The job holder must be an excellent communicator.
  • The job holder must have the ability to work by influencing to gain cooperation in meeting deadlines.
  • The job holder must have the ability to prioritize and service a range of demands and create a workable plan for execution.
  • High levels of initiative (particularly in relation to planning) and tenacity.
  • Extremely organized
  • Ability to execute activities seamlessly in an ERP system.

Education and Qualifications

  • An associate degree and/or other combination of education and experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in manufacturing organization.
  • Knowledgeable in planning and scheduling.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and at least five years production planning experience using an ERP system is required.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to schedule multiple priorities providing an optimal (best possible) schedule.
  • A standard 5 day work schedule is expected.
  • This role will be based in Atlanta with very limited expectations of travel.
  • This job description is not all inclusive, other duties may be performed as assigned.
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