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/Scheduler

Chino, CA, US, 91710

May 20, 2024


dormakaba is seeking a Production Planner/Scheduler to join our team in Chino, CA. 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. As part of this effort, the production planner creates and distributes production schedules; confers with other departments to determine progress of work and completion dates; reviews inventory levels and participates in resolving production problems.


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.



  • Develop, prepare, and maintain production schedules to guide the production activities and resources.
  • Accurately create and maintain bills of material, routings, and work orders.
  • Accurately maintain MRP data to ensure proper stocking levels on both manufactured and purchased parts.
  • Plan and prepare daily, weekly, and monthly production schedules.
  • Prepare daily and weekly status reports.
  • Prepares purchase requisitions to obtain purchased parts and materials.
  • Communicates outside service needs through work orders, requisitions, and reports.
  • Interacts with plant management and supervisory team daily, to resolve issues regarding manufacturing efficiencies and communicate status of orders as requested by Customer Service.
  • Researches order and delivery discrepancies and resolves MRP related issues. Takes appropriate corrective actions to prevent issues and delays.
  • Issue and release work order packages (traveler) including work orders, drawings, instructions for manufacturing operations, quality checklists and required product identification labels.




  • 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
  • Ability to utilize MRP and ERP systems.
  • Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, Outlook, Word, Excel and, Access
  • Must have a working knowledge of inventory control and scheduling.



  • Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing or supply chain management; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in cell driven Industrial Manufacturing production planning  skills
  • Previous experience in an assembly/production environment
  • Lean skills



  • 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 workplace; for every place that matters. We provide safety, security, and sustainability, providing people with the tools to shape their careers for growth. 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.


Learn why our employees enjoy working for dormakaba: dormakaba Testimonials




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