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Sr Planner Scheduler

Date: Nov 12, 2022

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21226

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

We're seeking an experienced Operations Planner to work at our Baltimore, MD manufacturing site.  This position reports to the Operations Manager and will be involved with developing daily and weekly master production schedules, along with maintenance, engineering, staffing, and training plans.  


  • Integrates weekly staffing schedule with input from Supervisors
  • Integrates with maintenance to finalize weekly and daily scheduled work
  • Integrates with engineering to ensure project work is planned and coordinated
  • Develops and communicates area daily work plans and priorities for the next 3 shifts
  • Coordinate plant grade changes, shutdowns, and startups.
  • Updates/writes work instructions and zero energy permit forms as required.
  • Enter notifications as required for maintenance
  • Assist with month end inventory reconciliation 
  • Orders area specific production supplies and consumables
  • Works with Area Operations Lead and other Operations Planners to develop integrated daily and weekly production schedules based on customer priorities and maximize output
  • Coordinates the impact of production plan changes with other site functions
  • Maintains in process inventory of materials.
  • Raw material inventory management. Order raw materials as required.
  • Assure regulatory compliance, including environmental and process safety, and a safe workplace for all employees.  Address hazards, deviations, and injuries in a timely manner.
  • Supports zero energy and other safety initiatives in the plant
  • Back up the production engineer to monitor finished product quality 
  • Supports and conducts training activities and initiatives
  • Assist in troubleshooting of plant processes and equipment

Required Qualifications

  • Strong working SAP Knowledge
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (WORD and EXCEL) 

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering or relevant Plant Experience



  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability 
  • Grace Wellness Program
  • Flexible Workplace 
  • Retirement Plans  
  • 401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave (salaried only)
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Company Donation Match Program

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore