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At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.




Job Title:

Production Planning Manager


Position Summary:

This person will report to the Plant Manager and is responsible for day to day production planning and scheduling.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Work daily with corporate Production Scheduler, Customer service department and Operations Manager to develop, publish and communicate production schedule to supervisors in order to meet customer delivery dates.
  • Responsible for Inventory Control and works closely with ERP systems.
  • Serve as contact for the plant via corporate customer service department.
  • Responsible for accurate and thorough inventory management and records.  Has responsibility for preparation of production, inventory, and reconciliation reports and adjustments.
  • Work with the Operations Manager to ensure material management, production scheduling, shipping/receiving, and logistics at all points of the process.
  • Supports Plant Manager and Financial Analyst in preparation of annual budget.
  • Supports and assists with the Safety Program.
  • Sources and orders supplies and other consumable as need.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Prior experience as a production scheduler preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Prior experience with BAAN software highly preferred
  • 3-5 or more years of experience in a related field preferred
  • Experience in an industrial environment preferred
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation




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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at hrcompliance@novolex.com.