Production Planner II

Job Locations US-MN-Bloomington
Production Planning
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


About QTS

QTS offers critical end-of-line services for medical device OEMs including finished device assembly, packaging and sterilization management. QTS was founded in 2001 and is part of the Cretex Medical family of companies.

  • Purpose: To have a positive impact on people.
  • Mission: Make it easier to get products to patients.
  • Values: Integrity, Collaboration, Communication, & Leadership

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Production Planner II Position Summary

The Production Planner II will plan and develop feasible, long-range, master production schedules for finished goods and component items based on capacity requirements.  This position will also track raw materials, purchased parts, and packaging supplies to ensure the correct amount of materials are available to meet the schedule.

Production Planner II Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and manages production schedules in ERP system to meet customer delivery requirements and maximize operational efficiency.
  • Balance production and inventory levels with demand to support customer service levels, inventory turn goals, and capacity utilization requirements.
  • Analyze sales order releases with respect to capacity planning and material requirements.
  • Partner with sales and customer service on incoming orders and customer priorities.
  • Monitor production and shipping performance and proactively initiates actions to ensure delivery commitments are fulfilled.
  • Participate in tier meetings to provide schedule updates to operations, engineering, and quality.
  • Support and comply with the company Quality System, ISO, and medical device requirements.


Production Planner II Requirements/Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in a related field.
  • 3 years of experience in a scheduling, planning, or project management role.
  • Ability to consistently achieve short and long-term business results.
  • Ability to follow through on commitments and holds team members accountable.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher).
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and ability to prioritize and multitask.

Production Planner II Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Certificates in related fields or training.
  • Continuing education, including participation in local chapters, associations, and/or organizations.

QTS Benefits:

As a Cretex Medical company, QTS offers a full benefit package to its employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance options. You are also automatically enrolled in Cretex's 401(k) retirement plan and are eligible for paid time off (PTO), holiday pay and short-term disability insurance.

QTS also offers company specific benefits, such as:

  • Employee Referral Bonus (up to $1,500 depending on position)
  • Micro Market On-Site
  • Free Parking
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Annual Flu Vaccination Clinics

What Is It Like to Work for QTS?

At QTS, we are passionate about quality as the services we provide have a direct impact on the quality of life for others and we pride ourselves on our culture and work environment. The tenure of our staff ranges from recently hired to 20+ years!  Check out some of things that employees have said about working at QTS:

  • "We are a family."
  • "After so many toxic work environments, coming to QTS was like finding a harbor in a storm! Coming here was one of the best professional decisions I’ve ever made!”

  • "I would describe my coworkers as kind and friendly."
  • "Three words that I would use to describe QTS's culture are: Respectful, Fast-paced, and Fun!"

We encourage you to explore the many opportunities that Quality Tech Services could offer you as an employee and as a valued team member.



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