Capacity Planner / Scheduler

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Dayton – Ohio, US, 45377

Company: Heraeus

Capacity Planner / Scheduler
Location Dayton – Ohio
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 14,800 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.



As an employer, we offer opn space - For Designers. For Forward Thinkers. For Doers. Innovation has been the secret of our sustained business success for 165 years, and you can have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to help us write that next chapter of success.


Here are just a few of the things you will get to do: 


  • Develop production schedules in order to meet productivity, ccost efficiency targets, and inventory goals.
  • Responsible for the continuous improvement and accuracy of the MRP system for production items.
  • Develop and maintain SAP Master Data which includes materials, resources, etc.
  • Adjust MRP planning parameters for raw materials, finished products, and intermediates as needed.
  • Coordinate and fully cooperate with and support Production, Sales, Customer Service, Materials Control and others.
  • Conduct analysis of production forecast to maintain stock levels based on replenish-to-order inventory plan.
  • Create and maintain reporting summarizing capacity and service level and any other key performance indicators (KPI's).



We are looking for people who are not just open to new ideas, but want to bring fresh thinking, energy and a creative perspective to their work. Some of the traits and qualifications the ideal candidate would possess include:


  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain or related field.
  • At least 5 years production planning experience with a working knowledge of demand flow concepts. The equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Must have the ability to schedule and prioritze effectively.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Proficiency in MS Office and ERP systems is required. Prior SAP experience is highly preferred.
  • Organizational skills, teamwork skills, the ability to multi-task, and exhibit a high level of initiative is needed.

Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati