Job Location

Alsip, IL US

Job Category

Project/Program Management


Menasha Corporation is all about possibilities. Our two businesses, Menasha Packaging and ORBIS Corporation, are leaders in their industries, providing corrugated and plastic packaging products and related services to major global companies.

Our employees make the difference, proving that great ideas, collaboration and quality turn possibilities into success. Working at Menasha Corporation means that your insights provide cutting-edge solutions for our customers. If you like to make things happen and are passionate about what you do, you’re going to want to be here.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

Shift Requirements

1st Shift
About The Opportunity
Position Summary
Plans and establishes production schedules. Monitors materials inventories, tracks progress of production, and reviews factors which affect schedules.


Essential to this Position

Excellent opportunity as a Planner/Scheduler for our Alsip site.  You will work side by side with production and supply chain to be success at satisfying customer needs.  If you have an excellent background in plannng and scheduling, we would love to hear from you.  

Maintain the Master Production Schedule (MPS) (main objective): 

  • Plan capacity requirements and ensure WIP materials are provided according to the schedule
  • Collaborate with many departments to obtain data that is critical to having production flow accurately and within time constraints
  • Maintain subassembly planning and Material Resource Planning (MRP)
  • Consult with project personnel to resolve any problems that might occur.
  • Work closely with management to create a strong team environment.
  • Participate in daily production meetings
  • Maintain daily re-class of in/out reporting of WIP and finished goods.
  • Manage new item setup for Menasha and client.
  • Manage and investigate the transfers of variances from weekly reports.
  • Collaborate with managers to ensure coordination of production lines and finished product
  • Coordination of product completion and shipments on a timely basis

Essentials to Success

  • Experience working on the production floor with a cross-functional team
  • At least 1 -2 years of planning/scheduling experience preferably with MPS and MRP systems
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Exceptional oral and writing communication skills
  • Team work oriented – ability to work with management and subordinates
  • Ability to interpret packing slips, enter correct information into the computer, and acknowledge receipt of goods into the purchase order
  • Action and task oriented; collaborator and team player







Education / Certifications
Education Required
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Education Desired
Bachelor’s Degree
Skills & Experience
Work Experience Required
At least 2 years relevant experience required.
Knowledge, Skills, Or Abilities Desired
  • Knowledge of and ability to use and influence organization's policies, standards and procedures guiding manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of methods, accepted practices, considerations and regulatory requirements associated with safety and protection of workers, environment and site
  • Knowledge of the existing and planned approaches and methods for manufacturing products or product components
  • Knowledge of day-to-day and strategic issues, operational requirements and management of a manufacturing facility
  • Knowledge of the day-to-day operations of a manufacturing plant or facility
  • Knowledge of technologies and applications used in manufacturing products and in the optimization of manufacturing processes
About Menasha Packaging Join Menasha Packaging ( where we are all about the power behind possible! Menasha is the industry’s largest independent, retail-focused corrugated packaging, display, and merchandising solutions provider. We design, print, and produce customized packaging, high-end graphic displays, merchandising material, and e-commerce packaging, and we provide pack-out, fulfillment and supply chain services to retailers and leading global consumer packaged goods companies.  

Menasha Packaging, along with ORBIS Corporation (, a reusable plastic packaging and supply chain services provider, are companies of Menasha Corporation (, one of America’s oldest private, family-owned manufacturing companies. With a history of innovation spanning more than 170 years, Menasha Corporation is headquartered in Neenah, Wis., and has 100 locations in North America and Europe.

You can check out Menasha Corporation’s culture of focusing on employees, operating responsibly, and serving customers in our online Corporate Social Responsibility Report at

Click here to view our two-minute video that shares a quick glimpse about Menasha Corporation and our future of possibilities.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.