Planning Specialist


Are you looking to take your career to the next level? Joining the Stellar team means you can take ownership of your future. We are a people-focused company that values our employees and offers all the benefits of being a market leader. As an employee owner on our team, you will have opportunities for personal and professional growth, as well as the chance to contribute to our ongoing success & rapid growth.


Stellar was founded in 1990 in Garner, Iowa, and has since expanded operations to multiple U.S. locations. Stellar is a 100% employee-owned and operated manufacturer of high-quality work trucks and trailers, as well as service truck and van accessories. Through an innovative, growing product line and an expanding distribution network, Stellar has gained an international presence and become the No. 1 productivity choice in many markets.


Our commitment to building the best equipment requires the best people. If you are passionate about creating quality products in a positive, friendly teamwork atmosphere, we want to hear from you! Apply today and take the first step towards an exciting and rewarding career with Stellar Industries.


This Production Control role will involve supporting production planning, inventory management, and ensuring timely delivery of products. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, organized, and has a passion for operational efficiency.

  • Assist in creating production schedules and work orders based on customer demand, inventory levels, and production capacity.
  • Monitor production progress and provide regular updates to the production team.
  • Coordinate with various departments, including manufacturing, procurement, and logistics, to ensure timely availability of materials and resources.
  • Collaborate with the production team to resolve any production-related issues, such as material shortages or equipment malfunctions, in a timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate inventory records and conduct periodic inventory audits to identify discrepancies and take corrective actions.
  • Assist in analyzing production data, such as yield rates, cycle times, and quality metrics, to identify areas for improvement and efficiency gains.
  • Support the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives by identifying process bottlenecks and suggesting process optimization measures.
  • Assist in generating reports related to production activities and key performance indicators.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional education or certification in operations management or a related field is a plus.
  • Prior experience in a production or manufacturing environment is preferred but not required.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using computer software, including MS Office applications.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Basic understanding of production planning, inventory management, and production control concepts.
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills with a proactive mindset.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Posted on: 2024-02-27 09:43 PM

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