Production Control Planner

KHS is a subsidiary of Salzgitter AG. As one of the world's leading manufacturers of filling and packaging systems for beverages and liquid food we are a world-class player. Our customers have trusted in our passionate pioneering spirit and first-class technologies for over 150 years. However, we can only remain world class if we continue to find new employees who make just as high demands of themselves and the quality of their work as our customers make of us at KHS. Are you one of them?

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.
  • Strong communication and networking skills across all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively and collaboratively in teams, across functional lines and with internal and external customers.
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills.  Able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Able to develop alternative solutions through communications with other departments
  • Self-motivated to set and achieve challenging goals.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance offered at 30 days of employment
  • Generous Educational Reimbursement program
  • Company sponsored Life and Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Ten (10) Paid Holidays per year
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Location: Waukesha ǀ Wisconsin ǀ USA

In order to ensure our success in the future, too, we need first-class employees – and we also have plenty to offer them.