Dorigo Systems is currently looking to hire an experienced Manufacturing Planner/Scheduler for our growing EMS manufacturing company. This is a diverse position responsible for planning, scheduling, releasing, and tracking production workflow from Order Management through to manufacturing. This position will receive work orders and requisitions from Order Management, and will then add planning data, enter the information into the company scheduling system, and distribute work packages to manufacturing.

This fulltime position, which reports directly to the Production Manager, will be the focal point towards enhancing a manufacturing scheduling system for Dorigo Systems. The Manufacturing Planner will create, monitor, and report on the current manufacturing status of all released work orders, and will function as a liaison between Order Management, Engineering, Material Management / Purchasing, Manufacturing and Shipping/Receiving departments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Function as the focal point in creating a manufacturing schedule for Dorigo Systems using the best combination of scheduling systems, Excel, SharePoint or other databases. The manufacturing schedule’s purpose is to provide a means to track and manage daily manufacturing workload, provide feedback to the Order Management department and provide regular reporting on manufacturing capacity.
  • Provide an in-depth audit on manufacturing requirements, capacity, schedule, and workforce size.
  • Monitor, analyze, and report performance to schedule of manufacturing activities utilizing information derived from material and manufacturing control systems.
  • Coordinate with Order Management and Manufacturing departments the sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates in accordance with customer orders or sales forecasts.
  • Analyze manufacturing specifications, plant capacity data and perform mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, tools, and human resource requirements.
  • Assist the Production department to actively manage the manufacturing schedule.
  • Coordinate with Order Management and Production departments as needed to identify and resolve issues regarding delivery.
  • Communicate with manufacturing supervisors to determine status of assigned work.
  • Prepare manufacturing reports.
  • Provide continuous improvement suggestions for the planning and reporting processes.
  • Participate in manufacturing operations meetings.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and ethics codes.
  • Assist with the development, documentation, and implementation of Dorigo Systems procedures and standards.
  • Follow Dorigo Systems ISO9001 quality standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to insure the success of projects, individuals, and the company.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • A degree in Operations Management, or a technical field along with 5+ years experience in planning/scheduling in batch (job shop) manufacturing.
  • Experience in EMS (Electronic Manufacturing Services) industry will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Expandable or other MRP/ERP systems is an asset.
  • APICS Certification preferred (CPIM).
  • Self-motivated, energetic, dependable, honest, and thorough. A versatile, self-starter with a positive attitude, who is cautiously assertive.
  • Strong project management, organizational, and communication skills are required.
  • Team attitude: eager to cooperate with others with exceptional interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to change direction and handle multiple responsibilities and tasks on a regular basis.
  • Ability to positively motivate individuals and teams to meet or exceed expectations.
  • Work ethics that complement Dorigo’s long standing culture of high integrity throughout all areas of internal and external business activity.
  • Willing to put in extra effort and hours as needed.
  • Able to read mechanical and electrical drawings.
  • Competent with computer software such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and SharePoint).

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits in a stable and flexible work environment. Please submit your resume with cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please!