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Planner Scheduler

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Date: Aug 12, 2022

Location: Franklin Park, IL, US, 60131

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  9641  


Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.



Our Planner/Scheduler is responsible for creating, executing, and monitoring master schedules for Sloan’s production lines. This includes supporting Lean initiatives, and using SAP to review capacity, review demand, and create planned/process orders.

In this role you will also work with manufacturing and distribution through continuous improvement projects to drive efficiency. You will develop and maintain excellent relationships with internal customers and have regular interaction with all levels across multiple organizations.


Specific responsibilities include

  • Monitors available load against current available capacity, production lead time, and generates a detailed progress report
  • Monitor schedule adherence by comparing plant to actual
  • Works with production departments to determine overtime requirements to meet production timelines.
  • Level-load production lines to smooth demand spikes and seasonal impacts.
  • Coordinates product flow through the entire manufacturing facility.
  • Analyze each stage of the production process to increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Serve as a liaison between customer service personnel and manufacturing/purchasing and provide practical promise dates for large orders
  • Measure, analyze, root cause past due orders
  • Develop and report KPI’s
  • Forecast demand to establish safety stocks
  • Monitor FGI inventory levels
  • Lead weekly scheduling meetings and gain consensus on schedules
  • Lead monthly planning and inventory meeting



  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or related field
  • 2 or more years of Supply Chain experience
  • Experience working with SAP desired
  • Good communication skills are essential
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, Vlookups, etc.)
  • Statistics and variation math skills
  • APICS certification a plus




We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, Rx coverage for employee plus eligible dependents
  • Life and AD & D insurance, dependent life insurance, long term disability, HSA and FSA
  • Employer matching 401K, PTO, holidays, EAP, wellness programs, on-site medical staff and fitness center


Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion at Sloan
At Sloan, inclusion and belonging are at the core of what we do every day, and we empower and celebrate the diversity of our workforce. We encourage and value different perspectives, ideas, backgrounds, and solutions. Be your authentic self at Sloan.


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world




For additional company information please visit our website at

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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