Production Planning Scheduler

Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Macomb, MI, US, 48044

Company: Lincoln Electric

Baker Industries, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, is a manufacturing partner for custom tooling, fixtures, & molds. Innovative solutions for ergonomics, lightweight, precision & speed.

Req. ID: 21656 



Accountable for the planning, directing, and execution of local and/or global projects and is also responsible for managing projects and project team activities in the development and launch of new products. 




  • Coordinate/lead multiple projects of med-high complexity and risk or projects with multiple sub-projects.
  • Drive relevant project and project status communications; Monitor progress through project management reviews.
  • Manage and work through project launch teams to ensure that the project scope and outcome is achieved.  Accountable for scope change management within the project. Responsible for orchestrating response to customer scope changes in collaboration with the Customer Account Manager and the project team.
  • Execute, monitor and control the schedule, cost deliverables, risk management and scope to meet or exceed stakeholder and customer expectations. 
  • Responsible for allocating resources and management of the project team. Proactively manages potential conflict and resource constraints.
  • Works across business to resolve elevated issues internally and with the customer, ensuring barriers that could impede project progress are removed.
  • Coordinates with Customer Account Manager to act as the primary point of customer contact for the project.
  • Presents and represents project status to customer and senior leadership.
  • Participate in strategic planning/profit planning processes
  • Evaluate and implement continuous improvement in the product development process.  May include authoring documents and standards.
  • Provide guidance and support to lower level project managers.
  • Assure customer development and production product forecasting and Sales Order demand is maintained
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing and Global Supply Chain to assure high quality, competitively priced supplier designed components. Able to assist in overall supplier business assessments (quality, technology, delivery, capacity, etc.)
  • May participate in product portfolio management
  • Evaluate and drive implementation and maintenance of appropriate project management tools. Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Documents actions by completing production logs.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Additional job duties as assigned




  • Understanding of PowerPoint, Excel, 3D Model, Scheduling and Aerospace
  • Able to read blueprints and GD & T
  • Understanding of fabrication, machining, outsourcing, turning tooling, machine prints, time management, materials, tool assembly and inspection
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, not required
  • 1 to 4 years’ experience in a product life cycle environment and in management
  • Strong knowledge of project management tools
  • Strong leadership skills including the building of effective teams, an ability to manage conflict, the effective setting of priorities in the team and an ability to clearly define roles, responsibilities and objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to moderate and lead projects and drive technical decisions
  • Ability to prepare technical and strategic issues for management decisions
  • Effective strategic, long-term and planning thought processes
  • Strong communication and presentation skills to customers and leadership
  • Strong business sense, enterprise negotiation
  • Strong financial acumen and advanced use of analysis tools
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of the Material Requirements Planning (MRPII) process
  • Demonstrates a commitment to Quality, Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement
  • Focused on customer needs, builds and maintains trust in relationship Strong knowledge of project management tools
  • High school diploma/GED, certificate in Machine Tool Technology or equivalent work experience




 Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is required frequently to work from ladders and scaffolds. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.




 The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.






Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!


Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Manufacturing 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Industrial, Material Planner, Scheduler, Machinist, Fabrication, Manufacturing, Administrative