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Production Planning Coordinator

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Ligonier, IN, US, 46767

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

The Production Scheduler will report directly to the Plant Manager and is responsible for all aspects of creating the daily production schedule of a fast-paced manufacturing plant in a make-to-stock and make-to-order environment.  This includes but is not limited to; working safely, planning and processing of production schedules, printing and organizing production documents, processing of purchase orders, following SOPs, maintaining historical information, troubleshooting, cost reduction, communicating with suppliers, and continuous improvement. 


Job Responsibilities: 


  • Planning Production Schedules
  • Processing of Production Schedules in the ERP software (Lisec, DynOpt, JW-OPT)
  • Preparing production paperwork and signing off on deliverables
  • Places Purchase orders
  • Maintaining Excel spreadsheets to track software errors, timeliness of task completion, stock targets, etc.
  • Advises on work progress, material availability and other potential production problems to ensure materials and services are scheduled as needed
  • Works with suppliers to resolve discrepancies (quality, delivery, etc)
  • Collects and maintains data and other historical information
  • Problem solves/Continuously Improves
  • Supports other office functions as needed
  • Assit with IT needs for the plant
  • Coordinate with corporate IT for assistance


Required Skills/Experience:

  • Must have a HS Diploma; some college or specialized training preferred
  • 2+ years of work experience in an office setting
  • Proficient in the use of computers
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, management and suppliers.
  • Strong work ethic and attendance
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Willingness to work OT as required to complete daily work

JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne