Production Planner

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Venice, FL, US, 34285

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Production Planner to join our growing team.


The Opportunity

As a Production Planner, you will be responsible for developing the production plan consistent with the plant capacity and sales forecast. In this role, you will also complete revisions of schedules in accordance with changing conditions. You will report directly to the Supply Chain Manager.

This position is onsite and based in our Venice, FL facility.


What You Will Do

  • Responsible for transferring the daily work orders into a valid production schedule.
  • Coordinates production activities with all assembly and support personnel.
  • Research problems and questions related to the scheduling function with timely resolutions.
  • Attends the daily scheduling meeting as an active participant on all issues with input as to any concerns or problems.
  • Communicates effectively with teammates and management while displaying a positive, team-based attitude.
  • Responsible correct balance and mix of orders to the production floor to support both capacity limits as well as the customer due dates and providing feedback if issues arise.
  • Responsible for a safe work environment and for keeping specific work areas clean and organized.
  • Responsible for monitoring the daily schedules by spending time in production areas with follow-up as related to actual results versus planned results.
  • Responsible for level loading both the individual production cells as well as the overall plant along with communicating and resolving any planning capacity issues.
  • Responsible for working closely with the Buyer/Planner position to achieve desired stocking levels.
  • Responsible for distributing the necessary hard copy information to the production floor and materials in a timely fashion.
  • Analyze daily generated reports to maintain internal and external priorities. (Action Notice Report, Negative ATP(Available to Promise) Reports, NCR(Nonconformance) Reports, Firm Planner Order Reports.)
  • Works with Shift Leads and/or Supervisors to analyze capabilities for departments and work centers to level the workload for each work center.
  • Perform all other responsibilities as assigned or required.


Who You Are

  • HS Diploma or equivalent.
  • Understanding of Manufacturing Resource Planning methods and processes
  • Experience using MRP/ERP tools/systems.
  • Experience using Microsoft excel, Microsoft Project or other scheduling software.
  • Proficient in MS word, Excel and PowerPoint; and general computer skills and knowledge
  • Ability to effectively make complex decisions with limited time and information and can determine decision making criteria based on priorities.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple disciplines with internal and external resources.
  • Experience with implementing process improvements, conducting root cause analysis,


How You Stand Out

  • Proven written and verbal skills to effectively communicate with managers, directors, employees and customers to maintain a viable working relationship.
  • Ability to work with others in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • Promote and maintain a TEAM atmosphere.




Who We Are

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, JELD-WEN is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance interior and exterior building products, offering one of the broadest selections of windows, interior and exterior doors, and wall systems. JELD-WEN delivers a differentiated customer experience, providing construction professionals with durable, energy-efficient products and labor-saving services that help them maximize productivity and create beautiful, secure spaces for all to enjoy. The JELD-WEN team is driven by innovation and committed to creating safe, sustainable environments for customers, associates, and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe; and Corinthian®, Stegbar®, and Breezway® in Australia. 

In 2022, Newsweek named JELD-WEN as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies.

What We Offer

Investing in People is one of our Core Values, we strive to attract & retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation & benefits packages. As a global organization, specific benefits may vary, however typically including medical & dental, generous leave policies, retirement program, etc.

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.

JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.

Nearest Major Market: Sarasota
Nearest Secondary Market: Tampa