Production Planner

Louisville, United States of America


$80,000-$100,000 with a 5% bonus annually. 


Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k + 100% match up to 6%, tuition reimbursement for approved education and profit sharing bonuses paid out yearly directly into 401k account (Track record is the past 5 years bonuses paid out)  

Company Overview

Our work helps to protect and improve more than 1,000 products; from interior coatings for airplanes and scratch-resistant coatings for smartphones, to corrosion protection for cars, and even printing inks for glossy magazines. We are present in 4 regions, with more than 4,000 employees globally, and serve customers in over 100 countries, which makes our company the world's leading industrial coatings resins company.


  • Follow regional stocking policies, ensuring alignment with current business rules and working with PLM(s) and Planning lead to insure alignment with overall business targets
  • Work with site production teams to generate a production schedule
  • Control and execute the distribution replenishment planning
  • Optimize working capital by balancing inventory, service levels and cost
  • Ensure completion of transactional process of material requirements through the MRP process
  • Utilization of the SCAR (Supplier Corrective Action Request) system to document any discrepancy from agreed delivery terms
  • Coordinate with Procurement to identify an alternative supplier when a defined contract or purchase agreement cannot be met 
  • Be the first point of contact for supplier; Coordinate all labeling and marking requirements and deliveries are met
  • Respond and follow up any goods receipts discrepancies for Shared Services – Accounts Payable 
  • Identify and review regional inventory optimization opportunities and slow moving inventory

Required skills and experience

  • Relevant work experience
  • Good understanding of MRP and order management processes
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Flexible, adjust readily to new situations while effectively dealing with ambiguity, stress and uncertainty
  • Demonstrates a learning approach towards continuous improvement


  • Associates degree preferred

Production Planner

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