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Sr. Production Planner

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Sr. Production Planner

This current wage range for this position is $78,200 to $122,200 annually

Day Shift – Full Time

What we’re about:

  • Innovation-We consistently generate new
  • ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.
  • Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.
  • Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.
  • Entrepreneurialism-We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.

This highly visible position located at our Victorville, CA Facility.

What you’ll do:

This position will be responsible for managing all plant supply chain production functions associated to forecasting, planning, and scheduling. In addition, position is accountable for raw material oversight to include ordering, receiving, and inventory management (chemicals and packaging).

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible at all times for promoting a safety culture and awareness within their area of responsibility. Support all plant safety policies and procedures at all times.
  • Utilize best in class practices in the areas of MRP (manufacturing resource planning) while achieving company benchmarks related to raw materials inventory levels and turns, master schedule compliance, and on-time deliveries.
  • Actively participate in supplier interaction activities, such as quality and delivery issues, supplier visits.
  • Department oversight in support of production scheduling, planning requirements for purchasing materials or services, and ensuring delivery of materials to production consistent with established schedules.
  • Develop, implement, and lead critical supply initiatives to enhance the supply base and facilitate cost improvements.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute activities for line scheduling, purchasing, daily reporting, & BOM maintenance.
  • Facilitate weekly attainment review for site and Global Supply Chain reporting updates.
  • Manage an effective logistics system for inventory management and production scheduling that ensures customer satisfaction while meeting the company's business objectives.
  • Collaborate with Corporate Procurement to develop and implement sourcing strategies, negotiate contracts, and develop supply agreements for raw materials, equipment, commodities, and services.
  • Leverage problem solving to identify root cause for raw material unavailability Create new standards and processes or deploy improvements to established standards which support business objectives.
  • Oversee and support the company's ERP and documentation systems as they relate to supply chain operations and procurement.
  • Support supplier selection and verification activities via audits, research, references, and other methods as required.
  • Provide periodic reports, analyses, and plans related to supply chain issues and raw materials inventory metrics ranging from short-term to long-term consideration.
  • Direct supervision  of Raw Material Inventory Clerk.
  • Maintain a competent staff through selection, training, development, motivation and performance management.
  • Evaluate products to comply with specification and quality standards and interact with sales, production, and R&D to determine present and future materials requirements.
  • Manage yard capacity and flow of raw materials to assure production lines run on schedule via line supply/return procedures.
  • Manage cycle counting program for raw materials.
  • Analyze, investigate and implement methods to improve efficiency and reduce inventory of raw materials.
  • Promote fair and consistent adherence to all local and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Foster and maintain good employee relations through all the appropriate methods of communications and positive employee relations practices.
  • Manage and maintain all plant data, reports, and forms related to capacity and utilization planning and strategies.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, Logistics, Materials Management, Business or Science related field is preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in production scheduling/planning preferred in a fast-paced manufacturing environment required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to build positive relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent communications skills – ability to communicate clearly and concisely in multiple media – verbal, written, etc.
  • Excellent organizational/time management skills.
  • Ability to prioritize work assignments in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Solid critical thinking skills and ability to create new, innovative ways to handle the supply chain function.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite and SAP).
  • Ability to analyze data and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Ability to prioritize work assignments and multi task in a fast-paced environment, calm under pressure and flexibility to adapt to changing schedules as appropriate
  • Regularly required to sit or stand, and move about the facility
  • Occasional exposure to shop elements such as noise, dust, or odors
  • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality at all times and in all situations.
  • In-depth knowledge of production operations, including equipment, materials, and workflow, etc.

What we’ll offer:

  • Competitive salary including annual bonus & Stock Incentive Program
  • Comprehensive benefits package along with generous 401K
  • Career ownership & development
  • Diversity & Sustainability

Church & Dwight Co. Inc., a $5 billion company, was founded in 1846 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey. We are one of the fastest growing Consumer Packaged Goods companies and as a testament to our performance; the company was added to the S&P 500 in 2016. Church & Dwight is a leader in the Household Consumer Products and Personal Care industry, with such brands as ARM & HAMMER, Trojan, First Response, Nair, Spinbrush, Oxi Clean, Vitafusion, Orajel, Batiste and more.

Drug Free Workplace:

All applicants who have received an offer of employment, as a condition of employment, are subject to our pre-employment drug testing process. The pre-employment testing procedure consists of a 6 panel urine sample test. Positive results will result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment immediately and the applicant will no longer be considered for employment.



Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at

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