Production Planner / Scheduler

Indianapolis, IN
Salary: $15.00 /hour

Job Summary

This is an Immediate Temp-to-Hire opportunity with a valued client of Pro Talent Group

Shift: 1st – 7 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday

Pay: $15/hr.

Location: East side of Indianapolis

We are looking for a detail-oriented Production Planner to organize production according to demand and quality standards. You will be the one to help ensure goods are produced on time for distribution in a profitable manner.

An excellent candidate is well-versed in production procedures and ways to optimize them. They are organized and results-driven with great problem-solving skills. Advanced communication and computer skills are very useful for the role, in addition to attention to detail.

The goal is to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of our production operations.


  • Coordinate production workflow for one or multiple products;
  • Enter purchase order information into WMS database accurately;
  • Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay;
  • Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand;
  • Assign workers and other staff to particular production operations;
  • Schedule shift according to production needs;
  • Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget;
  • Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption;
  • Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.);
  • Prepare and submit status and performance reports;
  • Keep paperwork organized;
  • Collaborate with quality control, warehouse and other staff.


  • Proven experience in production planning;
  • Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles;
  • Experience using a Warehouse Management System (WMS);
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel and ERP systems;
  • Good at math and statistics;
  • Attention to detail is a must;
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent communication abilities;
  • High school diploma; Further education or certification is preferred.

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