Production Planner


Bridgeport, NJ


Compensation: 50,000-55,000 /

Benefit Offered: YES

A leading engineering firm in Bridgeport, NJ is seeking a qualified Production Planner for their supply chain and logistics division. This role will be responsible for prioritizing requirements to generate a production schedule that balances manufacturing capacity, operating efficiencies, and inventory levels.


  • Develop production plans in order to meet customer requirements
  • Maintain the integrity of the data within a MRP system from a planning aspect
  • Assist master planner in managing inventory levels to improve working capital while meeting customer needs
  • Achieve Schedule attainment targets through the coordination of work center activities.


  • Create, review, amend, and maintain attainable and effective material and production plans
  • Work in conjunction with Customer Service, Sales, Production and Purchasing to support the production plan
  • Review and plan transfer orders to subsidiary sites
  • Attend the daily manufacturing execution meeting and follow-up on any open action items from the meeting.
  • When necessary, prioritize schedules to ensure customer orders are met on time
  • Work with customer service to manage customer order priority
  • Provide production completion dates to customer service for expedites and one off orders
  • Participate in developing best practices for the planning department.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or related supply chain management field
  • 2 to 4 years minimum experience in production planning
  • Basic understanding of an ERP/MRP system in a manufacturing and/or E-Commerce environment
  • Experience with Lean / Six Sigma / Continuous Improvement teams and activities preferred
  • Working towards APICS certification (CPIM/CSCP)


  • Salary range of $50,000-$55,000 annually
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance beginning day one
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • And much more!

Qualified candidates are highly encourage to apply today for this outstanding opportunity with an innovative industry leader!

Recruiter’s Name: Greg Gundling

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