Sandvik: Production Planner

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Sandvik Materials Technology
Job Overview

If you have experience as a Planner in a manufacturing or production environment and want to join a global leader in the stainless-steel industry, we want to speak with you! SANDVIK MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY, a world leading producer of high technology stainless steel, special alloy materials, has a career opportunity for a Production Planner in Clark Summit, PA.
Sandvik Materials Technology business area within the Sandvik Group, is a world-leading manufacturer of high value-added products in advanced stainless steels, special alloys, including metallic and ceramic resistance materials for the most demanding industries. Its cutting-edge expertise is based on an integrated production platform and world-leading metallurgy and R&D. Operations are divided into four product areas: Tube, Strip, Wire and Heating Technology, and Primary Products.

For Sandvik’s SMT production operations, the Production Planner will be responsible for issuing and managing shop orders for the production unit, maximizing material yield, machine efficiency and productivity. Additionally, you will work with Production Manager to ensure optimum productivity and on time completion of orders based upon customer expectations.
Additional responsibilities include:
o Scheduling “manufacturing orders” to production floor based upon customer requirements.
o Develop weekly manufacturing plan to meet target load objectives and satisfy organization inventory goals.
o Coordinating consignment needs and ensuring a smooth material flow.
o Provide lead-time information to the sales unit for customer inquiries.
o Develop and revises Bills of Material and production routing information based on specific knowledge and capability of shop floor,
o Participate in unit’s Continuous Improvement and Quality Improvement activities.
Candidates should possess an Associate’s degree in a technical field with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience with production materials, forecasting and inventory and a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a production planning role. You should have proficiency with MRP / ERP tools. Applicants should have advanced experience with MS Office Suite including MS Excel.
Additionally, you will possess:
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills
o Knowledge of continuous improvement/LEAN methods is desired
o A strong team orientation combined with positive and influential leadership skills
o APICS certification a plus


Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of health, dental and disability insurance, and a 401(k) retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.
How to apply
For immediate consideration, please apply online at to the Production Planner position, Job Opening #R0007037
Sandvik is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any applicant who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing an application or at any time during the application process should contact Human Resources at Sandvik also provides reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities consistent with its obligations under the law.


Job Detail
  • Compensation TypeFull Time - Salaried
  • ExperienceAt Least 3 years
  • QualificationAssociate Degree
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