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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  General management, Admin & Faci

Ottawa, KS, US

Production Planner

Kalmar keeps global trade moving. Our innovative solutions contribute to every fourth container movement in the world and help transform the future of cargo handling. We believe in collaboration, delivering on our promises and that people make the difference.

Making your next move count




  • Assists Project Leader with administrative and reporting aspects of multiple and concurrent projects
  • Document and video build processes, create work instructions and kanban.
  • Stationizing of the BOM.
  • Assist in the implementation and daily maintenance of capacity planning.
  • Assist in material follow up actions to ensure MRD dates are met. 
  • Scans and issues controlled documents 
  • Maintains project files/directory
  • Performs a variety of ad hoc administrative and clerical duties, and other duties as assigned for the Production Manager and staff.

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • H. S. Diploma, G.E.D. equivalent required.  
  • Ideal candidate will possess 2+ years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing support role.
  • Experience in and/or exposure to SOP processes and procedures, customer planning and/or supply planning highly desirable
  • Strong computer skills in Word and Excel, with the ability to create and maintain complex spreadsheets and documents
  • Highly proficient in the use of PowerPoint, Visio and Outlook.  Knowledge of BAAN LN6, AutoCAD a plus
  • Demonstrated understanding of Lean Principles and assembly process preferred
  • Strong orientation toward quality, safety and continuous improvement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships with internal customers and internal suppliers
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
  • Be highly organized and detailed oriented. Be able to effectively manage multiple tasks.

You will be part of:


We believe in our people as it is our people who really make the difference. We always work in close collaboration with our customers, deliver on our promises and never walk away no matter how big the challenge. We succeed because we do it together. 


With us, you will have the opportunity to realise your potential and become an important member of our global team.


Kalmar is part of Cargotec

Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to the heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move. www.kalmarglobal.com


Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com

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