Production Control Planner


KHS USA Inc. belongs to KHS GmbH one of the world’s leading companies providing innovative solutions for filling and packaging in the beverage, food and non-food markets. We aim to always be first choice. KHS is part of the Salzgitter Group. Salzgitter has approximately 24.000 employees worldwide.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to strengthen our team.

Your Tasks

  • Understand current shop load and capacity to create capacity plan to improve OTIF
  • Using master schedule and various sources, provide production schedule for manufacturing, sub assembly and final assembly department;
  • Evaluate incoming customer orders and provide lead time, quotes and commitment dates for process technology product line;
  • Maintain the Master Schedule by gathering information from all departments through production meetings;
  • Work with engineering , manufacturing and final assembly departments to ensure critical deadlines are met;
  • Generate shop orders in the Company’s Enterprise Resource Planning system to fill the  demand for process machines, customer orders and min/max orders;
  • Revise due dates on shop orders to reflect shifts in demand and to keep production schedule current;
  • Maintain shop order data: investigate discrepancies, resolve and close shop orders where necessary;
  • Monitor and communicate progress of projects, customer orders and other assignments to appropriate parties;
  • Acknowledge and execute Engineering Change Requests regarding process orders and supporting components;
  • Generate and track shop orders to support the RMA, NCMR, ISR and Customer Down processes;
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as applicable.

Your Qualifications

  • High school diploma; Minimum of three years of planning experience in manufacturing or operations.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. 
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


  • Competitive Pay
  • 401k Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Location: Waukesha ǀ Wisconsin ǀ USA