Purchasing - Production Planner

Cleveland, OH 44121

Posted: 07/20/2018 Employment Type: Contracting/Project Job Category: Purchasing Job Number: 06 - 136947 tj Pay Rate: Pay commensurate with experience

A manufacturing company is seeking a Purchasing/Production Planner to coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments according to daily and weekly production schedules.  This is an eight week position and work hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Purchase raw materials to support requirements
  • Schedule and coordinate deliveries of material supply
  • Resolve discrepancies in materials or processing issues
  • Support relationships with raw material suppliers, manage levels to support company initiatives, and support MRO Purchasing
  • Ensure daily production requirements are achieved and analyze and prepare documents needed for production
  • Analyze production inputs, manage purchasing of raw materials, and manage finished good levels to support demand
  • Create and maintain production schedule and prioritize job-orders
  • Interact with shop floor management to resolve issues
  • Direct cycle count programs and investigate and report variances
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • College Degree or equivalent work experience is preferred
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have experience working with ERP Business Systems and Microsoft Office Products
  • Must have strong communication and organizational skills
  • Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with strict deadlines
  • Must have the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify solutions to problems
  • Must be able to demonstrate personal time management skills

 Only candidates that can pass a background check and drug screen will be considered.

For an immediate interview, please call 440-788-4151 or submit your resume to mayfield@areatemps.com.

For over 30 years, Area Temps has been committed to providing Northeast Ohio companies with office staffing services, technical, skilled trades, industrial and professional staffing solutions.  We measure our success by the thousands of people who have accepted permanent positions with our client companies, either through a direct hire or after successfully completing an initial temporary assignment.

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With over 30 years experience in Greater Cleveland and thousands of people employed successfully each year, Area Temps still believes that the best way to serve both our employees and our customers is through personal service. When you apply online, we'll review your work skills and location preferences within 24 hours. Qualified candidates will be contacted to arrange for a personal interview, and our personnel supervisors will work with you to find the perfect assignment.

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