HBM Holdings

Production Planning Analyst

Job Locations US-MO-Ste. Genevieve
# of Openings
Supply Chain


This position will assist with the production planning function across all plants with a short-term focus of one week and a long-term time horizon of 3 weeks.  It is instrumental in ensuring our production and loading operations are successful in maximizing on-time shipments and meeting customer needs.  Actions taken by or recommended by this position are guided by monitoring the current state of plant operations/inventories and up to the moment customer order status.


  • Support MLC supply/demand planning efforts by monitoring and executing daily/weekly production plan and shipping schedules, and assist in the prioritization of changes to those plans/schedules as necessary.
  • Maintain daily and weekly customer order spreadsheets. Maintain other documents and spreadsheets as it pertains to production planning and scheduling.  Help automate and streamline this process as appropriate.
  • Communicate with Sales, Customer Service, Shipping, Production Supervisors, and other MLC personnel as it pertains to production planning on a daily basis.
  • Assist with prioritizing rail car releases as needed.
  • Provide reports and feedback throughout organization to support long-term MLC planning activities.
  • Monitor truck shipping schedules for all plants on a daily basis.
  • Monitor railcar loading and empty railcar supply/demand on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Provide feedback to plant supervisors on a weekly basis to allow efficient scheduling of plant personnel.
  • Assist in updating capacity models as needed.
  • Work to streamline all business processes as appropriate.
  • Provide backup support for Production Planning Manager duties as necessary.
  • Assist with providing lead times during the weekly production planning meetings
  • Assist with providing production planning updates at the demand and supply portion of the weekly MLT meetings.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management strongly preferred
  • Minimum two years manufacturing operations experience
  • Analytical modeling and forecasting experience preferred 


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