Production Plan & Schedule in Berea, KY at Vitro

Date Posted: 1/12/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


As a leading manufacturer and distributor of automotive glass, Vitro has grown as a market leader because of our skilled and motivated team. We are looking for innovative and results-oriented people who want to contribute and make our company better. As a Tier 1 Supplier, we engineer products to meet the rigorous safety and aesthetic standards of the automobile industry. 

This Production Planner position will be located at our plant in Berea, KY. We offer an exciting and fast paced working environment, challenging responsibility, and a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Key Roles and Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing the Production Plan based off forecast requirements and company inventory guidelines.
  • Analyzing and forecasting material requirements for JIT deliveries, placing orders with approved vendors, expediting the timely delivery of materials, and maintaining inventory levels within prescribed goals.
  • Creating, releasing, and routing work orders for production.
  • Evaluating and scheduling the transportation of all outbound loads for both domestic and international shipments. Provide adequate lead time for carrier assignments and maximize full truck loads to control cost. Communicates with and provides guidance to shipping/receiving area and prepares shipping paperwork as necessary.  
  • Supporting other tasks as assigned related to the supply chain function and inventory.
  • Utilizing lean principles to achieve continuous improvement of the planning and scheduling process.



Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, with a specialization in Operations or Supply Chain Management, or equivalent experience
  • Exposure and/or experience with production scheduling techniques and methodologies
  • Tier 1 automotive supply chain experience preferred
  • Significant experience with Microsoft Office required
  • MRP knowledge and APICS certification preferred


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