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Formica Production Planner in Cincinnati, Ohio

Production Planner

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Job Description

Maker of the world-famous Formica brand of laminate products and a leading worldwide designer/manufacturer of decorative surfacing materials, Formica Corporation puts its artistic signature on a remarkable variety of commercial and residential interior surfaces. As incredible as the diverse applications of our products is the opportunity for impressive and rewarding success we offer when you join us at our North American headquarters as a:

Production Planner

The position will be responsible for the planning of Samples, order fulfillment as well as the load planning function within the warehouse/DC operation. Responsibilities include scheduling, forecasting, inventory management (including production planning, managing active & obsolete inventory levels), vendor management (creating and managing purchase orders and releases), order management (including order fulfillment), and strategic planning (HPL team). Develops audits and maintains bills of materials as well as processes reports and schedules to support efficient production planning. Will be the liaison for samples and outbound shipments to Customer Service, Planning, Purchasing, Plants, etc. This position will report directly to the Samples Manager.


  • Manufacturing background with strong analytical and math skills.

  • Experience in a Planning function or similar type role with specific background in distribution.

  • Inventory Management experience including managing and planning inventory levels against forecast and orders, meeting predetermined parameters on fill rate, minimizing obsolescence, etc.

  • Experience in dealing with Vendors including selection, managing performance and placing PO’s and releases.

  • Strong communications skills.

  • Strong MS Office Skills with an emphasis in Excel.

  • Ability to combine data from various sources and extrapolate information as needed for internal customers.

  • Experience understanding of ERP systems (ex. BPCS, MAPICS, SAP, etc.) is required with BPCS knowledge preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

  • Required to work off-shifts as necessary.

  • Will require day trips to suppliers in Ohio as needed.

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, an exciting, challenging, and fast-paced work environment.

To inquire, please visit our Career Center at

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An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/Disability/Vets

Only qualified individuals (those who meet the fundamental qualifications) will be considered as applicants for this position. Applications will be accepted for a minimum of 3 business days from the date of the initial posting.

Job Location

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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