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Job Title: Production Planner

Miller Industries is seeking a Full Time First Shift Production Planner to work in our Ooltewah, TN campus.

Job Title

Production Planner


Ooltewah, TN


**A resume must be submitted to to be considered for this position**

The Production Planner will coordinate flow of work in or between multiple departments to meet customer schedules and internal goals by performing the following duties:


  • Investigates production closing, shortages for all departments in or related to production.
  • Ensures system integrity through maintenance of system records, and ERP production related work orders.
  • Maintains and verifies accurate inventory levels in ERP system (LN), reports, spreadsheets, etc.
  • Reports monthly accounting records.
  • Responsible for closing production orders.  These activities include, but not limited to, inventory cycle counts, adjustment requests, transfers, etc.
  • Analyze reports and investigate system inaccuracies.
  • Assisting in the resolution of MRP and Planning discrepancies such as Job Shop Bills of Material, routings, and system parameter data settings.
  • Determines progress of work in each department and provides information on changes in production, engineering, and prototype processes.
  • Improve production through application of innovative ideas and projects.
  • Other duties as needed.


  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.
  • Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; Meets commitments.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Judgement - Displays willingness to make decisions; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Makes timely decisions.
  • Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.



  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Experience using LN or related ERP system software
  • Problem solving skills
  • Computer (Excel and Word) Skills
  • Willing to work overtime when needed.  This includes, but not limited to, year-end inventories, end of month accounting requirements, software, machine, or process upgrades, special projects, etc.


Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university or Associates degree preferred; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Intermediate level experience with MS Outlook, Excel, Word, and ERP software systems. 

**A resume must be submitted to to be considered for this position**

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vets.

Job Type: Full Time

Pay: $50000 per year

Requisition Number: O44

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