Production Planner at Natoli Engineering

Saint Charles, MO 63304

About the Job


Job Title:

Production Planner

Reports to:

Director of Lean Manufacturing

Job Role:

Production Planner

FLSA Status:

Salary, Exempt

Work Department:

Tablet Press – T&P Manufacturing

Work Location:

St. Charles 133 & 26

Level/Salary Range:


Position Type:

Full Time, Permanent

Job Description: Summary of Position


Coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between work areas of the Turrets & Parts – Tablet Press Manufacturing department while facilitating production schedules and ensuring all manufacturing processes are completed according to established timelines.

Job Specification: Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Analyze, manage and maintain manufacturing schedules and forecast reviews
  • Provides quotations and establishes lead times and production commitments
  • Collaborates with Purchasing/Procurement department and manages receipt of purchase orders
  • Communicates status updates with Customer Service teams and Production leaders
  • Initiate and participate in continuous improvement activities and assist with development of SOPs
  • Compile, prepare and disseminate data related to production, manufacturing, scheduling and materials.
  • This list is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employees may perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have working knowledge of GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Experience with E2 Software system preferred, but not required
  • Must also be experienced with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Great Plains preferred, but not required
  • Lean Manufacturing experience preferred


  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Prefer experience with international manufacturing processes and requirements

physical requirements

  • Must be able to sit at a desk using a computer for 8 or more hours per day; stand, kneel, walk and bend as required throughout the work day to accomplish various tasks
  • Must be able to lift, pull, push or carry various types of light weight files (approximately 1-10 pounds) and process accordingly.

Career path Opportunities

  • Purchasing – Procurement – Inventory – Logistics - Production

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Base Department Code: 

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