Production Planning Coordinator

  • Tacoma, WA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Job Posting Date: 5-Nov-2020
  • Shift: 1st Shift
  • Department: Manufacturing

Company Description

ASC Profiles LLC is the leading manufacturer of steel roof and wall products and structural roof and floor deck in the Western U.S., servicing customers from six locations. ASC Profiles services various segments of the steel construction industry through its three divisions, AEP Span, ASC Steel Deck and ASC Building Products.

Job Description

The Production Planning Coordinator is responsible for creating production schedules for specific product area that allow efficient time for orders to be produced, meeting all ship dates and maintaining work-load balance throughout all shifts.  The Production Planner Coordinator is accountable for managing the customer orders after they are received and processed by customer service. This is a hands-on role with the Production Planning Coordinator working actively and in coordination with onsite production planning, manufacturing, customer service, and procurement teams to achieve outcomes detailed. 

  • Upon review of sales orders, drawings and/or plans, establishes production schedules for multiple pieces of equipment related to the process (flat sheet, shear, slitter etc.).
  • Maintain accurate production planning to meet site capacity, including modifying and adapting production scheduling, issuing run lists, production related paperwork, and issuing order amendments to accommodate revisions, cancellations or priorities.
  • Oversee full-cycle process of standard stocked flat sheet program, including creating a purchase req. worksheet and maintaining/updating production orders and Flatsheet STO’s to meet customer demand, while maintaining minimal aged flat sheet position.
  • Schedule, participate and maintain Flat sheet Cycle count processing to ensure Flat sheet inventory accuracy throughout the year.
  • Responsible for Flat sheet related inventory responsibilities during site bi-annual inventory process.
  • Daily communication with customer service team about orders and production schedules.
  • Production Planner backup support during increase workload, time off, and as a training and development opportunity (i.e. purchasing duties, inventory management, assist in carrying out strategic planning).
  • Maintains daily and weekly productivity records and throughput capacity data.
  • Support operations team with review of production recording and allocation issues in SAP.
  • Site supply ordering and maintain site supply order program.
  • Process MRF’s (Materials Request Forms) timely for lead-time and coil availability recommendations to Customer service.
  • Schedule DAR’s (Delivery Assistance Requests) as need to support order fulfilments and maintain site DAR log.
  • Works with production planning team to identify and develop plans to improve costs in key areas around process scrap, errors, overtime, utilization, scrap, flow.



  • A high school diploma or GED
  • 2 years of experience in a high-volume production environment are required


  • Experience in manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a scheduling or production planning role is strongly preferred
  • Experience with an ERP system is preferred. SAP experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is strongly preferred

Additional Information

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Ability to analyze and solve problems effectively
  • Ability to effectively manage priorities and workflows
  • Adheres to start and finish times of shift (including meal and rest periods), can be depended on to regularly attend work
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Willingness to learn new tasks. Embrace change, is a quick learner
  • Computer skills includes MS Word, Excel, MS Teams
  • Dedicated to meeting or exceeding internal and external customer requirements.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Follow BSL safety standards.
  • Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to inspire and guide (peers and superiors) toward goal achievement; modifying style to accommodate tasks, situations and individuals involved.
  • Looks for and suggests ideas for improvement and in involved in their development.
  • Seeks, receives and understands communications i.e., practices attentive and active listening.
  • Finds common grounds to solve problems, is a team player, able to gain peer support.
  • Proficiency in the English language, with effective oral and written communication skills
  • Aware of the effect of one’s behavior. Actively participates in teams affectively

The preceding job responsibilities and tasks were designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this job.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job duties and responsibilities required of associates assigned to this job.  Associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned.  Additional job competencies, individual goals, and performance measurements are set at the department level.

The benefits are just as rewarding as the work at BlueScope.  To support our goal, we offer a total compensation plan and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, paid time off, and retirement. 

EEO Employer/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran

ASC Profiles LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status, as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

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