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Production Planner

Company: Chemsolv, Inc.
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Chemsolv, Inc. is a Roanoke, Virginia based distributor of industrial chemicals, solvents, lubricants, metal working fluids, and specialty products serving customers throughout the United States. The company has branch facilities in Colonial Heights, Virginia; Piney Flats, Tennessee; and Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Chemsolv, Inc. has consistently been ranked in the Top 100 Chemical Distributors as published by Purchasing Magazine. The company represents over 100 chemical producers and is a member of the National Association of Chemical Distributors, which administers Responsible Distribution. Chemsolv, Inc. operates a sizable fleet of delivery trucks including box trailers and tankers.

We are now recruiting qualified candidates for a Production Planner.

The Production Planner responsibilities include:

  • Create, receive and complete work orders for daily production.
  • Complete daily, weekly, and monthly reports.
  • Coordinate/manage LTL pick-ups.
  • Assist/Lead daily production planning meetings.
  • Plan and control scheduling of inventory production.
  • Balance production and inventory levels with demand to support customer service levels.
  • Checks to ensure all materials needed for production are in stock and available to use.
  • Provides daily schedules to production.
  • Develop production schedules for finished goods based on equipment, labor and raw material availability.
  • Coordinate supply of finished goods, to branch distribution location.
  • Assist with inventory control and cycle counts.


  • 2-4 years production planning experience required
  • High school diploma required; Bachelors' degree in business or related field preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office experience required
  • Previous audit experience a plus


  • Team player and works well with others
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changes in the work environment; able to deal with frequent changes, delays or unexpected events
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed instructions and written or oral instructions
  • Ability to verbally communicate well with plant and corporate personnel regarding work production schedules and priorities
  • Ability to read and understand written and computerized work processes and safety instructions
  • Strong math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, totals and percentages
  • Ability to accurately determine weights and measurements
  • Data entry experience in either a centralized computer system or personal computer software system.

Zip Code: 24013

Job Posted by ApplicantPro

Keywords: Chemsolv, Inc., Roanoke , Production Planner, Other , Roanoke, Virginia

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