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Become A Planner

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Working As A Planner

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

  • $66,571

    Average Salary

What Does A Planner Do

A Planner develops planning studies and reports in support of new and updated plans, programs, and regulations. They conduct field evaluations and assessments.

How To Become A 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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Real Planner Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Brand Planner Facebook, Inc. Menlo Park, CA Dec 22, 2015 $145,000 -
$165,000
Planner VIII CDM Smith Inc. Denver, CO Dec 08, 2016 $138,902
Coastal Planner Moffatt & Nichol Long Beach, CA Jul 25, 2016 $130,000
WW SDM Planner Apple Inc. Cupertino, CA Aug 31, 2015 $120,000 -
$140,000
Planner Envogue International, LLC New York, NY Oct 17, 2016 $120,000
Aggregate Planner Xilinx, Inc. San Jose, CA Dec 13, 2016 $115,816
Applecare Planner Apple Inc. Cupertino, CA Oct 05, 2015 $115,000 -
$135,000
Planner Henningson, Durham &Amp; Richardson, PC New York, NY Jul 01, 2015 $114,150
Planner VI CDM Smith Inc. Houston, TX Jun 30, 2016 $109,803
Planner Bechtel Oil, Gas & Chemicals, Inc. Portland, TX Feb 20, 2016 $102,048
Planner V CDM Smith Inc. New Haven, CT Jan 15, 2016 $101,629
Solutions Planner Campbell-Ewald Company West Hollywood, CA Jan 09, 2015 $100,000
Planner VI CDM Smith Inc. Tallahassee, FL Apr 25, 2016 $99,341
Planner IV CDM Smith Inc. Maitland, FL Jan 05, 2016 $78,416
Planner IV CDM Smith Inc. New Haven, CT Jan 01, 2015 $77,834
FAB Planner Im Flash Technologies, LLC Lehi, UT Sep 06, 2015 $77,000
Wireline (WL) North America (NAM) Segment Planner Schlumberger Technology Corporation Houston, TX Aug 09, 2015 $76,731 -
$85,500
Wireline (WL) North America (NAM) Segment Planner Schlumberger Technology Corporation Houston, TX Sep 08, 2015 $76,731 -
$85,500
Planner IV CDM Smith Inc. Maitland, FL Aug 16, 2016 $76,128
Operative Planner Altair Productdesign, Inc. Auburn Hills, MI Aug 05, 2015 $75,549
Planner Parker Hannifin Corporation North Haven, CT Sep 17, 2015 $63,700 -
$73,700
Planner Level 3 Communications, LLC Broomfield, CO Aug 31, 2016 $63,036
Planner Hatch Mott MacDonald Holdings, Inc. (HMM) Pleasanton, CA Aug 18, 2016 $63,003
Planner Parker Hannifin Corporation North Haven, CT May 08, 2016 $63,000 -
$73,000
Planner Its Regional, LLC Metairie, LA Sep 28, 2015 $62,500
Experience Planner HTC America Innovation Seattle, WA Jan 14, 2015 $62,400
Process Planner Cyient, Inc. Red Oak, TX Jul 24, 2015 $61,963

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Top Skills for A Planner

ProceduresCustomerServicePurchaseOrdersFinancialPlansVacationPackagesSafetyProductionPlanningISOInventoryLevelsLogisticsProductionScheduleMRPProjectManagementResourcePolicyRawMaterialsCADERPEmergencyGIS

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Top Planner Skills

  1. Procedures
  2. Customer Service
  3. Purchase Orders
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Performed responsibilities of calibrating, adjusting, and repairing tools by following standard procedures.
  • Provided excellent customer service by addressing and resolving queries on pricing, beneficiaries, life insurance and other financial planning issues.
  • Place purchase orders for large quantities of promotional materials while managing item storage and professional distribution.
  • Created seasonal financial plans & exit strategies for Sweaters & Holiday apparel.
  • customize vacation packages, reservations airfare, hotel, guiding the tourism to the Lodge from Peru.

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