Master Planner

USA-TN-Jefferson City
3 months ago


Our vision is to be the best provider of building products in the eyes of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.


At Masonite, we understand that people are key.  We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another.


We hire people that demonstrate integrity under pressure. Integrity is at the foundation of everything we do.  It is in each door we make, in our commitment delivery and in our honest and sincere communication.


Our employees are flexible, versatile and resilient. Our ability to weather any storm, to bend without breaking, is what allows us to hear the knock and open the door with confidence, no matter what’s on the other side.


At Masonite, we hold the door open for each other and for new ideas. We want everyone to freely contribute ideas and add value, so we are positive and encouraging.  This collaborative environment is what makes Masonite a transparent, fair company- one that doesn’t hide behind closed doors.


We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers’ experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.


This position will perform a variety of duties to support Production and Inventory Planning in a defined MRP environment.  This includes executing capable to promise (CTP) for incoming sales orders, work order planning, scheduling, capacity planning and transfer order planning.    Additionally, this role will be responsible to revising and rescheduling orders when necessary, monitoring key metrics to ensure production is on track, monitor plant capacity and work with plant management to determine production changes to achieve Business objectives in MRP environment.   This role will also be responsible for identifying and coordinating with Configuration team to maintained accurate BOMS, routing, and components specifications in the MRP database.



  • Owns master production scheduling
  • Responsible for MRP in AX
  • Executes CTP on incoming sales orders to determine confirmed ship dates
  • Analyzes lead times, constraints, cause and effects and ensures that requirements for materials are communicated to purchasing
  • Analyzes, interprets, and coordinates equipment, material, capacity/constraints (including substitutions) to MRP schedule date demands
  • Understands and maintains capacity for (stat and express) expedited orders
  • Adjusts dates within shipping windows
  • Handles end to end production planning process – reviewing and firming planned production orders, reviewing and acting on exception messages to ensure proper dates and material availability, scheduling in MASS and printing/releasing to production floor to ensure timely start date.
  • Provides feedback to customer service when dates do not align or changes are needed
  • Manages the change process (expediting or delaying orders)
  • Coordinates with production control and load planner on a daily basis
  • Escalates and seeks decisions on exceptions for shipment (dates/costs)
  • Owns on time and complete; proactively monitors plant capacity to ensure customer demands can be met; making recommendations to plant management of changes
  • Collaborates with business functional areas to implement work flow, process improvements, and standard operating procedures.
  • Monitors key productivity metrics to ensure schedules are released timely and any potential delays are identified and communicated to sales and operations as needed
  • Manages all transfer order requirements for material purchased between other Masonite site
  • Exercises solid judgment based upon data and experience
  • Is able to lead others (direct reports)
  • Prepares periodic or ad-hoc reports as necessary.
  • Provides periodic backup support for other (Prods/Ops) Scheduling & Inventory Planning department personnel within company guidelines and procedures.
  • Assists with physical inventories as required.
  • Performs duties as assigned by supervisor.



  • The successful candidate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Analytical and problem solving capabilities are essential.
  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing concepts – including all pull systems and Kanban – a plus.
  • Production planning background in a manufacturing environment is essential.
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail.
  • Knowledge and ability to leverage technology.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint and query building is a plus.
  • Is able to balance between the customer needs and company objectives.


  • Business degree in Operations, Planning and Scheduling or related field; plus 3 – 5 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in working with MRP in a manufacturing environment is required; Microsoft Dynamics AX preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Strong influential and collaboration skills.
  • Strong detail and analytical skills.
  • Strong conflict management
  • Strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills are required.
  • Must be proficient in the use of fully integrated manufacturing systems, Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Must be flexible in an ever-changing environment and have a willingness to be cooperative in day-to-day activities.
  • Candidate must have ability to effectively handle multiple tight timeline situations and prioritization skills.
  • Makes recommendations based upon experience and system and processes
  • A high level of person integrity (self-esteem, confidence, honesty, and respect) and strong attention to detail are necessary qualities.
  • Exceptional understanding of supply chain concepts and processes.
  • APICS CPIM certification - preferred




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