Temp Production Planner/Scheduler

Blue Earth, Minnesota
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 25.00 - US$ 30.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Leah Macgregor, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion has an immediate needs for a temporary Production/Scheduler in Blue Earth MN. This position would be covering a maternity leave; The Planner/Scheduler exists primarily to schedule and plan production. This includes the monitoring of material inventories, tracking of production process, and reviewing of factors affecting production schedules.

The Planner/Scheduler works regular business hours M-F from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, with one hour available for lunch.

Develops efficient schedules and ensures that material flow is consistent with sales requirements; and meets budget parameter which enables the plant to meet its production output objectives/commitments
Monitors material flow to ensure it is compatible with production requirements and at a cost level consistent with the manufacturing plan as to minimize inventory investment.
Facilitates production planning and scheduling with plant, sales, and R&D to ensure compliance with production planning objectives
Communicates to plant management recommendations in regards to schedule opportunities, variances, and areas of improvement. Takes active daily role with shift managers in developing a common schedule plan
Assists accounting/finance with information on costing and material usage.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Considerable knowledge of effective production planning & scheduling practices including operating systems, material handling principles and PC skills.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of data involving forecasts, MPS, MRP, CRP and production yields.
Food manufacturing experiences or similar preferred.
Ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the company as well as external contacts.


1-4 years

Associates or Bachelors Degree
Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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