We are at the heart of every place that matters. As a leading global provider in the access solutions market for schools, banks, airports, hospitals, hotels, and many more, we enable seamless movement within secure, safe, and sustainable places. Our work is IMPORTANT. YOU are important. We provide our people with the tools to shape their careers for growth. With around 16,000 employees worldwide, EVERY team member contributes to our mission and can make a positive difference. By working as one global team, we continue growing the business, growing together, and growing ourselves. Build your career with us!

Production Planner

Chino, CA, US, 91710

Sep 8, 2023

We're offering $2000 SIGN ON BONUS for this role!! 




dormakaba is seeking a Production Planner to join our Production Control team in Chino. This position is responsible for coordinating and expediting the flow of work and materials between production cells and departments to guarantee accurate and timely execution of orders, to satisfy Customers’ needs.


HIRING SALARY RANGE: $ 70,000 - $ 85,000  (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.) This position includes a competitive benefits package.  Please visit our career site for more information on benefits.




  • Creates and maintains bills of material, routings, and work orders
  • Maintains MRP data to ensures proper stocking levels are kept and purchased parts and materials are delivered on time
  • Plans and prepares daily, weekly, and monthly production schedules. Coordinates with other planners to establishes sequence and leads time of each operation, to meets ship dates according to sales forecasts and customer orders
  • Plans sequence of fabrication and assembly for manufacturing
  • Confers with management team to determines status of assigned projects
  • Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meets and accommodates to unforeseen condition, to avoids impact to our customers
  • Prepares production reports
  • Prepares purchase requisitions to obtains purchased parts and materials. Communicate outside service needs through work orders, requisitions, and reports
  • Completes status reports for production progress, work in process, and raw material inventory
  • Interacts with plant management and supervisory team daily, to resolves issues regarding manufacturing efficiencies and communicates status of orders as requested by Customer Service
  • Researches order and delivery discrepancies and resolves MRP related issues. Takes appropriate corrective actions to prevents issues and delays
  • Issues and releases work order packages (traveler) including work orders, drawings, instructions for manufacturing operations, quality checklists and required product identification labels
  • Stays informed of current projects, manufacturing workload, and manufacturing processes
  • Develops and achieves departmental/company goals and controls. Makes suggestions for improvement in areas of cost reduction, processes, quality, and productivity
  • Plans, releases and manages work orders for fabrication
  • Manipulates the plan to fit short term and long-term needs
  • Utilize ERP Computerize planning tools to determine monthly production requirements
  • Determines production needs, procure raw materials, and finish goods, and maintains targeted inventory levels




  • High school diploma or GED equivalent with additional college credits or degree preferred in business or supply chain management 
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant production planning experience in a manufacturing environment 
  • Experienced in forecasting inventory purchasing requirements




  • Team player and strong collaborator
  • Problem solver (always brings solutions, enjoys challenges)
  • Dependable (reliable and follows through on commitments)
  • Strong understanding of structures and routings for quoting (Bill of Material and Routing Operations)
  • Ability to utilize MRP and ERP systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, Outlook, Word, and Excel 
  • Must have a working knowledge of inventory control and scheduling
  • Strong communication skills in both oral and written
  • Excellent priority management, time management and organizational skills are required
  • Ability to change direction and handle multiple responsibilities and tasks on a regular basis
  • Exceptionally high level of commitment to the success of individuals and overall business success




  • Taking Care of our Employees on Day One with Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance coverage options.  No waiting periods!
  • Your health is our priority, we offer Medical Wellness Programs to aid in your well-being
  • Vacation and Personal Time Off
  • We support your growing family; we provide Parental Leave for Moms and Dads!
  • Wisely plan for your future with our 401k Matching plan beginning on Day One
  • Supporting your career development with our Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Robust culture supporting internal advancement with our Learn and Grow Program  
  • Discover your best attributes using CliftonStrengths to pave the way for success at dormakaba
  • 24/7 access to over 15,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to assist in your professional development and to expand on your individual interests
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Voluntary Legal Insurance
  • Unlimited Referral Reward Bonuses
  • Corporate Discounts for shopping, travel and more!




Our work is IMPORTANT. YOU are important. At schools and universities, in stadiums, airports, hospitals and workplaces. We provide safety, security, and sustainability, allowing people to move seamlessly and shape their lives the way they want. EVERY team member contributes to our mission and can make a positive difference. Our culture focuses on Growing the Business, Growing Together and Growing Ourselves. We are a global company with more than 16,000 employees worldwide giving you endless opportunities for growth and advancement. 


*Our Sign On Bonus applies to this role and may be paid in installments (details provided in interview)


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Nearest Major Market: Riverside
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