Job Description


Lancaster, TX

Diversified Sourcing Solutions is looking for a Planner for a manufacturing facility in Lancaster, Texas.  

Job Summary of the Planner:  

The Planner is responsible for planning/scheduling production and procurement of Envisions products.  Processes should be utilized which follow APICS best practices to achieve optimal asset utilization (equipment, inventory, staffing). Envisions is a new technology requiring fast paced, real time scheduling and flexibility.  Planner must work closely with Art Dept, Customer Service Rep (CSR), Shop Floor and Warehouse personnel to meet customer requirements.


  • Plan all requirements for the Envisions product line to meet fast pace customer requirements.

  • Create a daily, updated production schedule and coordinate same with the Art dept, CSR, Shop Floor, Warehouse, etc.

  • Monitor to ensure production schedule is adhered to in the most efficient manner possible.

  • Serve as backup to CSR when this individual is on vacation, out sick, etc.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • APICS (CPIM ) certification is preferred.

  • Ability to interact and clearly communicate with other functional areas of the organization.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Good problem solver.

  • Well organized.

  • Multi-task and results oriented


  • At least five years of Scheduling/Planning in a manufacturing environment, or equivalent experience.

  • Prior experience working in a fast paced, team environment.

  • Experience with ERP systems (i.e. SAP, J.D. Edwards, IFS, Etc.)

  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel.


Associate or Bachelor college degree required with preference on a major in Logistics/Supply Chain.

Compensation for the Planner is $50,000-$55,000 DOE


If you meet the qualifications of this position, please apply today.

Diversified Sourcing Solutions is a national search firm that places top candidates with our top customers. We are an EEO Employer: Race, Color, Religion, National Origin, Sex, Disability, Age or any other classification protected by law.

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