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Manufacturing Planner

A box of Incredible Rope Machine handles awaiting final assemblyPay range is $25-31 per hour.

The responsibilities of the Manufacturing Planner include the following:

  • Schedule daily operations of production and assembly.
    • Schedule parts production and building of final products to ensure smooth flow of product being shipped.
  • Communicate daily with Assembly Supervisor, Shipping Manager, Production Supervisor, and CNC Supervisor to identify product needs
  • Work with Assembly and Production supervisors to document time studies and capture actual labor times.
  • Participate in weekly meetings to discuss product needs and delays.
  • Maintain weekly and monthly metrics
  • Inventory management:
    • Input completed parts and products 3 – 4 times a day
    • End-of-year inventory, including milled and unmilled lumber, pre-milled blanks, and parts on the production floor
  • Create, document, and update processes as necessary.
  • Manage opportunities for improvement that interfere with meeting production goals.
  • Develop production needs and assist in the creation of deadlines for new product launches and product design changes.


  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Accountability
  • Problem-solver
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to follow production, health, and safety protocols
  • Expert use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, and
  • Expert ability in organizing digital files and records.

Helpful but not required:


NOTE: Research suggests that women and BIPOC individuals may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage anyone who believes they have the skills and the drive necessary to succeed here to apply for this role.