DS Brown
  • 16-Aug-2019 to 01-Dec-2019 (EST)
  • Operations
  • Athens, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Founded in 1890, The D.S. Brown Company is a world-wide leader and supplier of engineered products to the bridge and highway industry. Headquartered in North Baltimore, Ohio, the Company actively sells to bridge and pavement contractors, specialty subcontractors, and construction product distributors. The D.S. Brown Company prides itself on its quality workforce and its reputable products.

We are currently seeking qualified applicants to help fill a Production Planning opening with our Operations Team at the Athens, TX facility. The key individual will be responsible for establishing production schedules, ordering materials and ensuring that actual production meets scheduled requirements, as well as scheduling quality inspection and supporting quality certifications as needed.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Plans and establishes production schedules and follows up with performance against estimates.
  • Plans / schedules material supplies to meet master schedule demand.
  • Enter works orders into MRP / ERP system including material requirements.
  • Distributes reports from MRP / ERP system & shop drawings to appropriate personnel for further processing.
  • Confers with department supervisors to determine status of assigned projects.
  • Expedites operations, material, or outside processing that delay schedules, and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.
  • Sets production schedules to efficiently utilize resources and to achieve required customer deliveries at optimal revenue and profitability.
  • Project manage all large or complicated projects that have special requirements, materials or other provisions.
  • Responsible for scheduling of outside Quality Inspectors based on production schedules and delivery dates.
  • Assist Sales & Estimating teams by providing lead times for projects and respond to inquiries related to customer demand.
  • Supports preparation of quality certification packages as needed.

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Mgmt. or Supply Chain preferred in lieu of Bachelors, Associates Degree & 5+ years exp.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a Production Planning capacity.
  • Superior organization & time management skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 including Access, Oracle, Primavera 6.
  • Experience with Material Test Reports and ASTM standards is preferred.
  • Excellent attendance record.


D.S. Brown offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, short & long term disability plans, flex spending & health savings accounts, 11 company holidays, PTO (Paid Time Off), 401k with excellent company match, wellness programs, education assistance, uniforms allowances, boot reimbursement programs, and much more.

D.S. Brown provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or genetics.

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