Production Planner

Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, is seeking a Production Planner for our linear segment at our Fort Mill, SC facility. This position is responsible for scheduling production equipment to meet customer orders, delivery duties and providing the necessary paperwork to accomplish this. This position is also responsible for the inventory of raw material, components and final goods.


Key responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Verify materials, components, etc. are available to produce parts/bearings to meet customer orders and delivery duties
  • Plan and schedule equipment by using SAP for all operations
  • Release job orders and all necessary paperwork to the production departments to start up manufacturing to the scheduled date
  • Monitor production, product flow and inventory daily by using SAP
  • Communicate with Schaeffler customer service when necessary to provide information on delivery dates and quantities
  • Meet with production supervisors and segment leader daily to discuss production, inventory and shipping issues
  • **Training will be required in Spartanburg, SC for this role**

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 3 years of experience in production planning and inventory control
  • Proficiency in MRP / ERP system, SAP preferred
  • Ability to read technical drawings or prints and understand manufacturing routings, BOM, and QS / TS 9000 requirements
  • APICS CPIM Certification a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication, and customer service skills

Schaeffler is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Function

 Logistics/Supply Chain

Primary Location

 United States-South Carolina-Fort Mill



Supply Chain / Transportation / Logistics

Tagged as: logistics, Production, production planner, Supply Chain