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Production Planner Scheduler - Plant 4


New Bremen, OH, US, 45869

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment and technology. As one of the world’s largest lift truck manufacturers, we are committed to providing the customer with the safest, most efficient and ergonomic lift truck possible to lower their total cost of ownership.



  • Responsible for the development and distribution of capacity planning reports.
  • Identify production capacity and capability for assigned production units. 
  • Support Production Managers in all phases of capacity planning and scheduling of assigned production units.
  • Oversee automated workflow scheduling process. 
  • Analyze exception reporting coming from the automated workflow scheduling process and resolve the exception issues with purchasing and shop floor supervision. 
  • Release orders and paperwork for situations in which the automated work flow-scheduling system does not release them. 
  • Monitor and expedite the progress of sub contract operations and material being processed on the outside.  Confer with shop floor supervision and answer questions to resolve workflow schedule problems. 
  • Manage and plan the capacity of assigned production areas.  Initiate and plan the sub-contracting of capacity as required to support loads. 
  • Collaborate with manufacturing engineering, production management and purchasing to select the sources and the proper parts for outside sourcing.  Capacity plans must account for schedule changes, preventive maintenance requirements and appropriate protective capacity.  Support production management in the planning of labor resources required. 
  • Manage the velocity of responsible inventory. 
  • Manage the obsolescence reporting and monthly scrap / excess budget.
  • Process Engineering change notices.
  • Support Plant 4 operations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 



  • A four-year college degree in Operations Management or equivalent work experience is preferred.
  • Must be familiar with and able to manage in a modern Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) environment using software systems.
  • Manufacturing assembly knowledge preferred, but not required.


Work Authorization:


Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.


Compensation and Benefits:


Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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