Pasadena, TX 77507

Posted: 09/30/2019 Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Buyer / Purchasing Job Number: 47253 Pay Rate: 23.00-26.00

Production Planner 
TPI Staffing is hiring a Production Planner for the Southeast Houston/Pasadena area for a large manufacturing corporation. This will start out temporary with a possibility of converting to perm later and is paying $23 to $26 an hour. 


Responsible for the scheduling and monitoring of customer sales orders and work orders through manufacturing. This includes quoting delivery on customer orders and determining the scheduled ship date. Accuracy to the ship date is crucial to our customer’s satisfaction.

Enjoy payday every Friday and benefits such as Medical, Dental & Vision.


•    Schedule customer sales orders and work orders based on customer requested date, manufacturing cycle time, available capacity, material availability, and lead time. 
•    Confers daily with supervisors to determine status of work and sales orders. 
•    Liaison between manufacturing, sales, engineering, procurement, finance and customers. 
•    Monitor material requirements and availability daily and coordinate with procurement to receive lead times. 
•    Utilize MRP/Pick Dates to allow processing time through manufacturing, QC, Shipping, Export and Outside Services. 
•    Establishes product group schedules in accordance with requirements of the manufacturing build schedule and MRP. Releases jobs based on material availability and capacity constraints; adheres to system scheduling parameters and procedures. 
•    Monitors schedule performance against plan and maintains priorities. 
•    Meets regularly with production supervisor to review schedule, communicate priorities, and identify problems. 
•    Resolves problems; brings major problems to the attention of supervisor. 
•    Initiates reschedules as a result of changes in plans and priorities. 
•    Maintain customer order status and communicate status to customer service groups, etc. 
•    Tracks rejected parts to ensure timely disposition. 
•    Reviews and dispositions Engineering Change Orders (ECOs). 
•    Participates in the planning and development of WIP and subassembly inventory plans. 
•    Monitors and reviews lead times, scrap factors, lot sizes and other system parameters as required to support production and maintain proper levels of inventory. 
•    Participates in identification and recommends disposition of obsolete and surplus assembly inventory. 
•    Performs analysis and prepares reports in areas of specific product groups as directed by Master Scheduler and Operations Manager. 
•    Monitors material availability and communicates as appropriate. 
•    May assist in manpower planning, developing new product schedules, and inventory planning activities. 
•    Recommends changes to manufacturing systems and procedures. 
•    Participates in lean objectives. 
•    May perform other duties and job responsibilities as assigned (e.g. pulling parts for WIPs, ordering parts/components, etc)


•    2+ years’ experience in materials and/or production planning in a manufacturing environment. 
•    2-3 years of experience with any ERP system (Oracle / SAP is preferred, but not required). 
•    Preferred, but not required a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain / Management / Business / Engineering or STEM 
•    5 years' experience in a Manufacturing Planning 
•    Thorough knowledge of MRP and Capacity Planning 
•    Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook. High degree of proficiency with MS Excel. 
•    Good verbal communications skills - be able to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization. 
•    SAP experience preferred. 
•    APICS / CPM certification preferred. 
•    S&OP Experience 
•    Fact-based problem solving 
•    Analyzes situations and problems 
•    Uses sound judgment, Stress tolerance, Capacity for learning, Works with minimal supervision, Detail oriented, Organizes activities, Works efficiently, Meets deadlines

Ready to Apply?

We kindly ask you to please make sure you have fully read the above requirements as determined by our client company. If you already applied with TPI Staffing, please send the Recruiter an updated resume and reference the Job ID.You only need to apply once to be considered for all of our job openings or call the Recruiter for more details.

Linda Meacham
Senior Recruiter

Linda has been with TPI Staffing for over 20 years and specializes in recruiting top talent for all levels of office professional positions. We have offices throughout Texas, I am located at our Cypress Branch 21840 Northwest Freeway Suite E Cypress, TX 77429. We are Open Monday-Friday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM. Walk-Ins are welcome, please note interviews are not guaranteed.

Text Me: 888-240-6720 with Your Name and Job Number after you have applied.

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