Production Planner/Scheduler

  • 2655 Brodhead Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18020, USA
  • Full-time
  • Legal Entity: Bosch Rexroth Corporation

Company Description

  • Competitive Pay
  • Day 1 Benefits including:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Employer match 401K
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Company paid Life Insurance
    • Company paid Retirement Account
    • Company paid Short Term Disability / Long Term Disability
  • Twelve paid Holidays each full calendar year
  • Two weeks paid vacation in first year
  • Five personal days each full calendar year

The Drive and Control Technology Division in North America develops internationally leading products, systems and services for machine tool and factory automation applications. Bosch Rexroth is the world leader in the drive, motion and
control technologies that power today’s most advanced manufacturing systems. We combine a passion for solving complex engineering challenges with unmatched applications expertise across a broad range of industries. Our proven machine and automation products equip you to operate platforms engineered to the highest levels of energy efficiency, productivity, flexibility and long-term value.

Job Description

  • Utilize SAP determine items to be ordered, generate purchase requisitions and production orders, as well as following up on all changes that are proposed by the system.
  • Constantly optimize material master data and other settings to obtain highest efficiency in acknowledging orders, producing orders, managing inventory and shipping material to meet customer demands.
  • Monitor, analyze and improve key performance indicators for planning (e.g. delivery performance, inventory, costs).
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts in the area of information flow between customer, sales and supplying plants to establish and improve the material supply chain and service level to the customer by applying lean principles.
  • Increase automation of planning by applying industry 4.0 principles.
  • Collaborate with appropriate areas to plan work center capacity requirements based on the order profile (customer requirements) and to schedule/release customer orders into the appropriate work center.
  • Start and manage escalations with customers and suppliers to solve various types of supply chain issues.
  • Run reports and analyze data for uncovering improvement potentials and determining root causes
  • Perform other essential and related duties as may be assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management, Computer Science or similar discipline from an accredited institution (ex. CHEA) or High School diploma from an accredited institution with 5 years’ experience in Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management, Capacity Planning, Production Planning, Purchasing or similar discipline.
  • MS Office familiarity and proficiency at using IT systems used in Logistics (e.g. ERP-systems like SAP, database software, data mining, MS SQL, Power BI, etc).
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interface with international suppliers on a regular basis. This includes attending meetings outside at off peak times and clearly communicating delivery requirements.
  • Customer focused and clear communication skills for various channels (face to face, virtual, email).
  • Operate well with little oversight and be able to make decisions and take calculated risks.
  • Working outside of standard office hours may be required on short notice.

Additional Information

By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce - EOE/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

Indefinite US work authorized individuals only.  Future sponsorship for work authorization is unavailable.

 BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Initiatives

  • FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)
  • AWIM (A World In Motion)
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