We’re currently seeking a detail-oriented, self-driven, and knowledgeable Planner/Scheduler responsible for planning and coordinating manufacturing production schedules in a multi-site operation to maintain customer delivery dates and to optimize operational costs and efficiency.

This is a position based out of our Headquarters in Medina, OH.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop daily or weekly production schedules within available capacity to ensure that production deadlines are met
  • Support the materials planning & inventory requirements by prioritizing customer orders and preparing production order releases
  • Resolve issues by applying root cause analysis methodology and assigning countermeasures
  • Interface with customers and sales representatives, value stream and production leads, and other site-functional personnel
  • Analyze orders to prioritize, plan, and schedule the production operations to meet customer order requirements
  • Work with management in coordinating and planning production activities to improve runtime
  • Communicate production status to managers on a regular basis
  • Review and evaluate component shortages in collaboration with the purchasing department
  • Create and release work orders in a timely manner
  • Prepare, maintain, and distribute priority and delivery schedules
  • Review and revise work orders
  • Assist in production and inventory control matters
  • Monitor the execution of the production plan and resolve any potential issues in a timely fashion
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Candidates Should Possess the Following:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or prior experience in planning, scheduling or expediting
  • Knowledgeable of machine and plant capacities and lead-times
  • ERP experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications with the ability to learn new software programs and systems, including strong Excel skills
  • Open and effective communicator and collaborator with all levels of the organization, including verbally and written, and having a professional interface with others to achieve results
  • Solid mathematical skills
  • Critical thinking and abstract reasoning abilities
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, work instructions and software manuals
  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Ability to work positively in teams as well as possess self-accountability
  • Strong sense of urgency, follow-through, and diligence, and have the ability to remain organized with and keep track of multiple sources of information and data
  • Results driven with a strong sense of urgency, follow-through, and diligence, including meeting deadlines and having the ability to remain organized with and keep track of multiple sources of information and data
  • Being flexible and accommodating

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Profit sharing bonuses based upon company success
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid time off and parental leave
  • 401(k) with matching, life insurance, EAP for entire family, discount programs and other perks
  • Work in a state-of-the-art facility which creates customized head-to-toe protection for first responders
  • Fulfillment about purposeful work within an impactful industry

780 S. Progress Drive
Medina, OH 44256
T: 330-723-0000
F: 330-723-0035

Fire-Dex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment are, and will be recruited, selected, hired and promoted on the basis of individual merit and ability for the position available. Applicants are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identification or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local laws.

Offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a drug screen and E-Verify 

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