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Working As A Manufacturing Planner

  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Stressful

  • $65,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Manufacturing Planner Do

Material recording clerks track product information in order to keep businesses and supply chains on schedule. They ensure proper scheduling, recordkeeping, and inventory control.

Duties

Material recording clerks typically do the following:

  • Keep records of items shipped, received, or transferred to another location
  • Compile reports on various aspects of changes in production or inventory
  • Find, sort, or move goods between different parts of the business
  • Check inventory records for accuracy

Material recording clerks use computers, tablets, or hand-held devices to keep track of inventory. Sensors and tags enable these computers to automatically detect when and where products are moved, allowing clerks to keep updated reports without manually counting items.

Production, planning, and expediting clerks manage the flow of information, work, and materials within or among offices in a business. They compile reports on the progress of work and on any production problems that arise. These clerks set workers’ schedules, estimate costs, keep track of materials, and write special orders for new materials. They perform general office tasks, such as entering data or distributing mail. Expediting clerks maintain contact with vendors to ensure that supplies and equipment are shipped on time.

Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks keep track of and record outgoing and incoming shipments. Clerks may scan barcodes with hand-held devices or use radio frequency identification (RFID) scanners to keep track of inventory. They check if shipment orders were correctly processed in their company’s computer system. They also compute freight costs and prepare invoices. Some clerks move goods from the warehouse to the loading dock.

Stock clerks and order fillers receive, unpack, and track merchandise. Stock clerks move products from a warehouse to store shelves. They keep a record of items that enter or leave the stockroom and inspect for damaged goods. These clerks also use hand-held scanners to keep track of merchandise. Order fillers retrieve customer orders and prepare them to be shipped.

Material and product inspecting clerks weigh, measure, check, sample, and keep records on materials, supplies, and equipment that enters a warehouse. They verify the quantity and quality of items they are assigned to examine, checking for defects and recording what they find. They use scales, counting devices, and calculators. Some workers decide what to do about a defective product, such as to scrap it or send it back to the factory to be repaired. Some clerks also prepare reports, such as reports about warehouse inventory levels.

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How To Become A Manufacturing Planner

Material recording clerks usually need to have a high school diploma and are trained on the job. There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.

Education

Production, planning, and expediting clerks; shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks; and material and product inspecting clerks need a high school diploma or equivalent.

Production, planning, and expediting clerks need to have basic knowledge of computer applications such as spreadsheet software.

There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.

Training

Material recording clerks usually learn to do their work on the job. Training for most material recording clerks may last less than a month. Production, planning, and expediting clerks’ training can take several months.

Typically, a supervisor or more experienced worker trains new clerks.

Material recording clerks first learn to count stock and mark inventory and then move onto more difficult tasks, such as recordkeeping. Production clerks need to learn how their company operates before they can write production and work schedules.

Advancement

With additional training or education, material recording clerks may advance to other positions within their firm, such as purchasing agent. Clerks in retail establishments can move into the sales department.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Production, planning, and expediting clerks are frequently in contact with suppliers, vendors, and production managers and need to be able to communicate the firm’s scheduling needs effectively.

Customer-service skills. Stock clerks sometimes interact with customers in retail stores and may have to get the item the customer is looking for from the storeroom.

Detail oriented. Material and product inspecting clerks check items for defects, some of which are small and difficult to spot.

Math skills. Some material recording clerks use math to calculate shipping costs or take measurements.

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Manufacturing Planner Career Paths

Manufacturing Planner
Production Supervisor Warehouse Manager Material Manager
Director Of Materials Management
6 Yearsyrs
Senior Buyer Material Manager Purchasing Manager
Director Of Purchasing
10 Yearsyrs
Production Supervisor Operations Manager Supply Chain Manager
Director Of Supply Chain Operations
11 Yearsyrs
Senior Manufacturing Engineer Operations Manager Purchasing Manager
Director, Procurement
13 Yearsyrs
Planner Project Manager General Manager
District Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Senior Manufacturing Engineer Engineering Manager
Manufacturing Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Master Scheduler Inventory Analyst Materials Planner
Material Control Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Quality Engineer Quality Assurance Manager Production Manager
Material Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Quality Engineer Production Manager Material Manager
Materials Director
12 Yearsyrs
Master Scheduler Planning Supervisor
Materials Planning Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Process Engineer Product Manager Senior Buyer
Materials Program Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Manufacturing Engineer Project Engineer Program Manager
Operations Director
9 Yearsyrs
Manufacturing Engineer Quality Engineer Quality Assurance Manager
Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Purchasing Manager General Manager Area Manager
Plant Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Materials Planner Planner/Buyer Master Scheduler
Production Control Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Materials Planner Production Planner
Production Planning Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Planner Planner/Buyer Senior Buyer
Purchasing Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Purchasing Manager Supply Chain Manager
Supply Chain Director
14 Yearsyrs
Process Engineer Production Manager Purchasing Manager
Supply Chain Lead
9 Yearsyrs
Senior Buyer Purchasing Manager
Supply Chain Manager
10 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Planner/Scheduler 4.3 years
Master Scheduler 3.9 years
Production Planner 3.9 years
Inventory Planner 3.6 years
Service Planner 3.5 years
Master Planner 3.5 years
Materials Planner 3.4 years
Product Planner 3.4 years
Site Planner 3.0 years
Planner 2.8 years
Top Employers Before
Planner 8.9%
Buyer 6.8%
Scheduler 2.8%
Machinist 2.8%
Mechanic 2.8%
Top Employers After
Planner 6.5%
Buyer 4.7%

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Manufacturing Planner Demographics

Gender

Male

66.8%

Female

30.9%

Unknown

2.3%
Ethnicity

White

60.4%

Hispanic or Latino

16.7%

Asian

10.1%

Black or African American

9.0%

Unknown

3.9%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

36.0%

Chinese

12.0%

Japanese

12.0%

Vietnamese

8.0%

French

8.0%

Cantonese

8.0%

German

4.0%

Russian

4.0%

Carrier

4.0%

Mandarin

4.0%
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Manufacturing Planner Education

Schools

Wichita State University

10.7%

University of Phoenix

8.3%

Southwestern College

7.1%

Arizona State University

7.1%

Friends University

6.0%

San Jose State University

4.8%

University of Washington

4.8%

Cerritos College

4.8%

Green River Community College

4.8%

Eastern Kentucky University

4.8%

Ball State University

4.8%

De Anza College

3.6%

Morehead State University

3.6%

Bellevue College

3.6%

Limestone College

3.6%

Georgia Institute of Technology -

3.6%

Oregon State University

3.6%

University of California - Los Angeles

3.6%

Everett Community College

3.6%

University of Idaho

3.6%
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Majors

Business

40.0%

Management

6.5%

Industrial Technology

6.1%

Accounting

4.5%

Drafting And Design

4.2%

Supply Chain Management

3.9%

Computer Science

3.5%

Mechanical Engineering

3.5%

Electrical Engineering

3.2%

Aerospace Engineering

2.6%

Engineering

2.6%

Computer Information Systems

2.6%

Manufacturing Engineering

2.3%

Biology

2.3%

Project Management

2.3%

Industrial Engineering

2.3%

Aviation

1.9%

Finance

1.9%

Operations Management

1.9%

Marketing

1.9%
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Degrees

Bachelors

41.7%

Other

21.0%

Masters

17.3%

Associate

14.6%

Certificate

3.9%

Diploma

1.1%

License

0.2%

Doctorate

0.2%
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Real Manufacturing Planner Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Manufacturing Planner/Engineer CTS Technical Services, Inc. Everett, WA Mar 15, 2013 $93,915
Manufacturing Planner/Engineer (Aerospace) CTS Technical Services, Inc. Everett, WA Sep 13, 2010 $89,741
Manufacturing Planner-Blending Process Manufacturing Coordin Infineum USA Inc. Linden, NJ Aug 27, 2016 $86,100
Manufacturing Planner Infineum USA Inc. Linden, NJ Sep 05, 2015 $83,000
Manufacturing Planner Cardinal Health Waukegan, IL Jun 22, 2016 $82,400 -
$97,000
Contract Manufacturing Planner Avon Products, Inc. New York, NY Nov 15, 2010 $80,000
Custom Manufacturing Planner Reckitt Benckiser LLC Mechanicsburg, PA Apr 29, 2015 $68,000
Manufacturing Planner Micron Technology, Inc. Boise, ID Jan 09, 2016 $66,950
Planner, Manufacturing Cardinal Health, Inc. Dublin, OH Sep 10, 2014 $61,500
Subsea Manufacturing Planner Schlumberger Technology Corporation Rosharon, TX Apr 03, 2012 $60,882 -
$72,000
Custom Manufacturing Planner Reckitt Benckiser LLC Mechanicsburg, PA Mar 31, 2014 $60,000
Subsea Manufacturing Planner Schlumberger Technology Corporation Rosharon, TX Sep 24, 2011 $59,654 -
$69,012
Planner, Manufacturing Cardinal Health, Inc. Dublin, OH Sep 17, 2014 $58,614
Custom Manufacturing Planner (Manufacturing Engineer) Reckitt Benckiser LLC Mechanicsburg, PA Aug 25, 2016 $58,580
Manufacturing Planner Cardinal Health, Inc. Dublin, OH Jan 09, 2016 $55,000 -
$91,900
Planner, Manufacturing Cardinal Health, Inc. Dublin, OH Sep 10, 2015 $54,400

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Top Skills for A Manufacturing Planner

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  1. Production Supervisors
  2. On-Time Delivery
  3. MRP
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  • Negotiated the best pricing with suppliers to fill purchase orders, tracked and ensured on-time delivery.
  • Document all manufacturing requirements using Exact JobBoss MRP software.
  • Maintained on-time delivery with accurate shipping and production planning and scheduling based on purchase orders.
  • Planned production timetables using sales forecasts and facilitated material inventories and production schedules.
  • Created new plans/MBOM for detailed assembly while in FWD & updated shop plans using PDM, VAS and EWI.

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