Production Planner

AP Professionals
April 2, 2024
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AP Professionals has partnered with a fantastic, local, manufacturing company in the Rochester area that is looking to add a Production Planner onto their growing team. The Production Planner will be responsible for the master scheduling, planning, as well as handling reporting within the ERP System. An individual with a continuous improvement mindset and a desire to have their voice and ideas heard would be a fantastic fit for this company and role. 5-8+ years of experience required.

This position is a direct hire, full-time, onsite/hybrid position. This company offers fantastic benefits including a bonus!


  • Perform daily production planning activities
  • Convert the weekly schedule into work orders in SAP for the production floor based on actual capacity.
  • Support the production process by creating system work orders
  • Expedite orders when needed
  • Support the Master Scheduler and execute the master plan and production schedule.
  • Perform BOM set-up in ERP system, time studies, cycle count, among others.
  • Work with the Production Supervisor to provide guidance on production and shipping priorities.
  • Work closely with stockroom, operations, and supply chain personnel to adjust plan to changing variables.
  • Coordinate material status and customer expectations and support the management of the department KPI’s.
  • Understand lean approaches and support lean six sigma and continuous improvement efforts.


  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree required


  • 5+ years of experience in a Production Planner role, within a manufacturing environment
  • Strong Knowledge of ERP/Planning systems (experience with SAP preferred!)
  • Technology manufacturing experience a plus!
  • Proficiency in Excel
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