Production Planner in Lynchburg

Full-time @Flowserve in Indirect Manufacturing jobs
  • Lynchburg, Virginia United States View on Map
  • Apply Before : January 25, 2023

Job Description

Join one of the largest suppliers of industrial and environmental machinery Flowserve as Production Planner in Lynchburg Virginia. At the Flowserve you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply Flowserve career in Lynchburg.


Position : Production Planner

Location : Lynchburg Virginia, United States

Job Category: Indirect Manufacturing


Job Details

Company Overview:

If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you’re searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve’s position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!

This position’s primary responsibility is to perform demand based planning functions including manufacturing planning to meet customer requirements, scheduling, expediting products through the manufacturing process, managing inventories to sufficient levels and coordinating with all support activities including purchasing, inventory control, production, quality, and shipping to support the goal of 100% on-time delivery performance. This role requires a self- motivated team player with strong leadership, interpersonal, and communications skills.


Plan and schedule assigned product lines based on production capacity & material availability.
Schedule and issue Assembly work orders to support manufacturing and spare parts requirements.
Conduct a final review of material availability prior to placing work orders into production.
Revise production schedule as necessary based on the availability of material and/or labor.
Ensure planning parameters and production capacity support projected demand within competitive lead times.
Assist Assembly Manager in preparing daily/weekly build plans to achieve monthly shipment goals.
Coordinate with Customer Service regarding delivery promises, new customer orders, past due orders and customer inquiries.
Evaluate production schedule to identify opportunities to shorten customer lead times.
Analyze demand patterns to identify trends that may require changes to capacity planning.
Monitor and process Engineering Change Notices that impact scheduled work orders.
Address demand/capacity/lead time issues raised by Production, Sales, and/or Customer Service.
This job description in no way state or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. Qualified candidate will be required to follow any other instructions upon the request of his/her supervisor.
Maintain Item Master Data based on historical and forecasted data
Communicate and own product line(s) production schedule, changes, capacity issues, and supply/inventory issues with manufacturing and related departments.


Bachelor’s degree (Business, Supply Chain, or Operations Management preferred) or equivalent education and experience
Minimum 5 years of experience in related field (production planning, scheduling, materials management).
ERP/MRP expertise required (SAP preferred)
Proficient with MS Office & excel in particular.
Good communicator and team member.
Understanding and proven experience with rough cut capacity planning.
High degree of initiative and ownership.
Must be a US citizen.
Strong background in data analysis, spreadsheets, and reports.
Understanding and proven experience with forward and backward scheduling.


APICS Certification
Familiarity with lean manufacturing concepts and tools.
Experience in a discrete and/or job shop manufacturing environment.
Cross-functional knowledge of the manufacturing processes is preferred.
Knowledge of APICS supply chain and inventory concepts, certified CPIM or CSCP preferred.

Req ID : R-16

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans. Flowserve will also not discriminate against an applicant or employee for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co-workers. Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

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