• Chore Time Production Planner

    Job Locations US-IN-Milford
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/23/2018 10:42 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Summary

    This role is located in Milford, Indiana.
    Want to be a part of a global, high-tech company that is launching innovative agricultural solutions and expe-riencing phenomenal growth for themselves and their high performing employees? Enjoy working in an environment where integrity and a passion for success is valued and where people work together to get things done?

    Then, Chore-Time has a place for you!

    Who We Are:

    Chore-Time is a division of CTB, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Company, and we are a global organization that is built around a commitment to bringing improved productivity to the poultry industry. We have a long-standing tradition of demonstrating inspirational leadership through the innovation, development, and enhancement of our products for more than 60 years. We attribute our success to our company’s ability to engage in the on-going development of technological advancements that meet the ever-changing needs of leading poultry in-dustry producers. And with these advancements, we are feeding the world with proven poultry production systems and products that are Made to Work. Built to Last. ® So, as a team member, you will be a strong contributor to our mission in developing new technologies that help feed the world!

    Our Vision: Leadership through Innovation®

    What We Offer

    • Exciting innovative, collaborative, and family-oriented work environment with flexible work/life balance schedules
    • Challenging and progressive career development
    • Competitive salaries
    • Profit Sharing, Holiday Bonus & 401k
    • Excellent Comprehensive Health & Wellness programs
    • Best practice PTO policies and paid holidays
    • Tuition Reimbursement & Dependent Scholarship Program
    • Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events
    • And much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and role!

    Specific Responsibilities

    What You’ll Do:

    As the Production Planner, you will plan and manage the production schedule and inventory levels to meet production goals and customer order timelines.

    Your Accountabilities In The Role:

    • You will build and manage a production schedule that meets the sales schedule and inventory strategy.
    • You will monitor inventory levels to ensure materials are available to meet production needs and customer orders, while ensuring inventory levels stay within parameters.
    • You will collaborate with Customer Service on production scheduling issues, where the order sales schedule may be impacted, to find proactive solutions.
    • You will work closely with Plant Superintendents and Team Leaders to facilitate the successful execution of the production plan.
    • You will support the Lean initiatives by participating in training and events to foster productivity and process improvements within the department or within cross-functional areas.


    Position Requirements:

    • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Management, or related field; or an equivalent combi-nation of education and experience
    • Experience: 3-5 years of production planning experience. APICS (American Production & Inventory Control Society) Certificate preferred, but not required
    • Functional Skills: Solid math, data analysis, and planning or organizing skills are required
    • Technology Skills: JDE or AS400 ERP system experience preferred; intermediate skills in Microsoft Word/Excel, and Showcase & Reports Writing (part of JD Edwards) knowledge would also be preferred
    • Other Behaviors: Excellent communication, ability to prioritize and multi-task, able to influence others, and exceptional customer support both internally and externally
    • Culture Match: Requires a person who is passionate about team collaboration and who can work in a fast-paced customer support role

    Other Important Information:

    Salary: Salary is commensurate with proven expertise.

    This position is eligble for bonus & profit sharing! And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows!

    Reports To: Planning & Scheduling Manager

    Core Hours: 6 am – 5 pm (schedule can be flexible; will work approx. 8 hours within this timeframe)

    Typical Work Week: M-F; some weekends & OT required (when applicable); 45 hours a week on average


    Direct Reports: None

    Travel: Approximately 10% or less


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