A Production Planner, Manufacturing earns an average salary of $54,090 per year. A skill in SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$40,243 - $76,004
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$40K
$54K
$76K
MEDIAN: $54,089
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$13.80 - $26.66
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$14
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,243 - $76,004  
   
Bonus
$740 - $6,461  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $9,933  
Commission
$4,069  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,177 - $74,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,815
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.80 - $26.66  
   
Overtime
$19.26 - $40.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$740 - $6,461  
   
Commission
$4,069  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $9,933  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,177 - $74,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 624
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Job Description for Production Planner, Manufacturing

A manufacturing production planner makes sure that each day's scheduled run of items occurs without incident. They order materials, as well as make sure the manufacturing area has adequate lighting and environmental conditions; for example, this may include making sure that the area stays at a particular temperature. The manufacturing production planner must make sure that all product are of high quality; if the items aren't of high enough quality, the planner must ensure they are properly disposed. The planner also keeps up with demand, forecasts other company needs, and ensures the company is ready to ship product at all times. They also conduct periodic checks of inventory.

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Production Planner, Manufacturing Tasks

  • Analyze and resolve scheduling issues that would cause production delays.
  • Collaborate with purchasing to ensure timely material availability, and anticipate delays.
  • Organize and implement production work timelines and goals to ensure customer fulfillment and facility capability.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,512

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What is it like working as a Production Planner, Manufacturing?

Production Planner, Manufacturing in Seneca:
"Planning - Automotive Industry, Opportunities & Challenges."
Pros: Constant opportunity to push myself and grow - Daily facing new challenges and feeling my work makes a difference for the organization as a whole. I am a valued member of the team and my contributions are appreciated and recognized. High-Pressure and Elevated Stress in many daily job functions and interactions - Learning to manage this well is an excellent barometer for personal growth and longterm opportunity to build security as a valued asset within the team as a whole.
Cons: No job is without its ups and downs - Planning can be fast paced and extremely stressfull, there is minimal margin for error and any errors made must be immediately course-corrected, learned from, and not repeated. It is easy to feel overwhelmed if one does not channel the apprpriate mindset and energy to rise above seemingly impossible situations.

Production Planner, Manufacturing in Williamsport:
"Production Planner."
Pros: I can work on my own, putting the pieces of a complex puzzle together with the help of sales, product management and production to meet the customer's needs.
Cons: The red tape and politics. The speed in which things get decided on. The idea that "it's not my job".

Production Planner, Manufacturing in Detroit Lakes:
"Worthwhile, but stressful."
Pros: Pay is better, overtime is not required only encouraged, get to control your own day, run the shift how you feel is best within process, impact employees lives positively.
Cons: Huge amounts of responsibility, other leads can knit pick you to death, you are the face of your shift (it's all on you to make it happen)

Production Planner, Manufacturing in St. Augustine:
"Stress Level."
Pros: The people, work environment.
Cons: Inability on some peoples parts to plan and stock properly.

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Experience Affects Production Planner, Manufacturing Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Production Planner, Manufacturing Salaries




ERP
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Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 1%

Forecasting
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Inventory Management
0%

National Average
$52,000

Inventory Control
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Job Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
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Strategic Planning
up arrow 2%

Purchasing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 308 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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