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Title:  Production Planner


Conroe, TX, US, 77303

Company:  Univar Solutions USA Inc
Requisition ID:  24612

As a valued Univar Solutions employee, you understand that we are more than a distribution company – we’re a leading, global partner dedicated to improving quality of life for our customers through the products, expertise, and relationships that serve the world’s most essential industries.


Creating great chemistry is not just about the innovative products and services we safely deliver to customers around the world. It also takes people – people like you – and today, our worldwide team of more than 10,000 employees is helping build a company where the best people want to work. We’re thrilled that you are exploring opportunities where your actions will make a positive difference every day.  We look forward to building a strong future together.



Basic Purpose:

The Production Planner is responsible for balancing customers demand requirements with production capacity, and finished good stock levels. Utilizing tools and SAP to provide production schedules in a changing fast pace environment.    


Primary Accountability or Responsibilities:

• Coordinates production planning efforts for the plant between customer service, planning and shipping.

• Achieves appropriate balance between delivery, inventory, quality, and material cost objectives.

• Convert planned orders to process orders for military and Nexeo production planning align with customer requested ship dates.

• Maintains daily emission tool and schedule no less than 3 days hard schedule, additional 4 days soft schedule.

• Review and process production demand via MD07 for make to order, safety stock items

• Plan for blending, labeling, and looking out beyond soft schedule to pull orders in to meet sales forecast monthly.

• Communication with the customer service to align production schedule to customer’s requested delivery date.

• Monitors material needed to support schedule and communicates with purchasing regarding materials that might be needed.

• Troubleshoots inventory or order issues in SAP and resolves production scheduling conflicts as needed.

• Schedule production to align with reduced flush and gain on line efficiency



• 3-5 years of production scheduling experience in a distribution or manufacturing environment.

• High School diploma or equivalent; Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred.

• Materials planning experience. • MS Office proficiency; SAP experience preferred; ERP experience required

• Excellent written and oral communication skills • Attention to detail with exceptional follow up skills.

• Ability to prioritize with excellent time management skills.

• Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and function independently

• Ability to learn quickly and apply company policies, procedures, operations and industry practices • Ability to easily and effectively communicate with Legal management and internal business clients


Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

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