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Planner Scheduler

Date: Nov 12, 2020

Location: Auburn, AL, US, 36830

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Performs liaison activities in the manufacturing areas of production to ensure efficient and timely manufacturing schedules and commitments. Responsible for order entry of requested material and maintaining inventory levels.

Job Responsibilities
  1. Responds to more complex requests regarding planning and scheduling
  2. Investigates scope of more complex requests and consults with appropriate personnel to determine scheduling status and/or feasibility
  3. Coordinates with others to facilitate the timely completion of the scheduled request
  4. Prepares and maintains supporting documents related to the planned request as required
  5. Places orders for materials from area requests in order to maintain appropriate inventory levels
  6. Expedites processing of engine parts and components or DC materials by releasing and processing customer orders
  7. Maintains records and related documents on processing and production and/or distribution center in support of division goals and programs
  8. Contacts customers and /or vendors to verify shipment of goods as promised
  9. Maintains and updates Material Requirement Planning/Enterprise Resource Planning (MRP/ERP) system
  10. Performs other duties as assigned
Job Skills Requirements
  • Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to communicate with diverse groups of people
  • Solid organizational skills and the ability to exercise judgment while handling multiple priorities
  • Expanded knowledge of manufacturing procedures (MRP, AVS, Master Scheduling, Bills of Material), material identities, part relationships, production systems and related computer software
  • Solid knowledge of inventory management programs and systems
  • Ability to read and/or interpret blueprints and/or engineering drawings
  • Ability to apply mathematical skills in order to complete and maintain records and reports
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location
High School diploma
General Education Degree
Experience Requirements
  • Minimum of three years experience in shipping/receiving or related manufacturing functions
Physical & Environmental Requirements



Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 


Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Auburn
Nearest Secondary Market: Opelika

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