Production Planner

We are seeking a qualified Production Planner to join the Manufacturing Team in Belleville, IL. The ideal candidate is an organized, results-driven problem solver with knowledge in production procedures and ways to optimize them. The Production Planner constantly strives to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of Empire’s production operations


  • Coordinate production workflow for multiple projects
  •  Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay
  • Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover demand Schedule shift according to production needs
  • Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time
  • Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption
  • Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)
  • Prepare and submit status and performance reports
  • Collaborate with quality control, warehouse and other staff


  • Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles
  •  Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems
  • Understanding of math and statistics
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • Proven experience as a production planner preferred
  • High school diploma; further education preferred


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

How to Apply

Please sent resume to our Human Resources Manager at Please include “Production Planner” in the email subject line.