Production Planner in New Hampton, IA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 3/25/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IA New Hampton

Job Type:

Production Planning

Job Posting Title:

Production Planner

Job Description:

TreeHouse Foods of New Hampton, IA has an outstanding opportunity for a Production Planner. This role will lead and support the production/warehouse departments in the most cost effective manner while adhering to TreeHouse Foods quality, food safety and industrial safety standards.  ​

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provides daily & long term production planning based on needs pertaining to safety stock, demand, forecast, customer orders, production efficiency, and machine availability.
  • Evaluate supply chain through the production process from procurement to customer service level.
  • Analyze procurement timing to ensure materials are inbound in time to meet production requirements
  • Develop periodic performance reports and distributes to corporate management team
  • Provide analysis and modeling support for supply chain initiatives, including process optimizations and proposals
  • Perform root cause analysis of business processes and system problems and recommend solutions
  • Coordinate with plant operations team, procurement and supply chain management to evaluate any changes needed in the long term production plan.
  • Provides daily evaluation of inventory status and advises the management team accordingly.
  • Evaluates manufacturing or procurement challenges and constraints and develops solutions to overcome.
  • In collaboration with the Product Supply team, drives continuous improvement to increase production quality, efficiency and yields.
  • Provide data-driven insights during production and operations planning meetings
  • Identify opportunities for optimizing raw, WIP and finished good inventory levels

Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Experience with SAP or related ERP system is required.
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office
  • Possess ability to deal easily and effectively with all levels of personnel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational/time management skills.
  • Self-motivated with strong multitasking, analytical thinking, problem solving and leadership skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information in verbal exchanges with various departments

Bachelor’s Degree Strongly Preferred

Minimum Experience Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred with three to five years minimum job related experience.
Travel Requirements: Minimal.
Equal Opportunity Employer –M/F/Veterans/Disability

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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