Systems Control, a division of Northern Star Industries, Inc.


Job Locations US-MI-Iron Mountain


The Junior Planner will support the daily manufacturing operations, including tracking and reporting on production schedules and key performance metrics.



  • Develop, update and communicate all project schedules to meet internal and external customer requirements
  • Work closely with supply chain, engineering, manufacturing and sales teams to support start dates
  • Coordinate and interface with cross functional teams to ensure milestone schedules are being met
  • Produce, maintain & monitor performance metrics as it relates to on-time delivery, internal cadence and current production workload
  • Proactively elevate performance and improvement opportunities through supporting data trends
  • Maintain production planning boards to ensure current information is available to all team members
  • Complete all administrative duties for Planning office



  • High School Diploma, Associates Degree preferred
  • Minimum one-year of relevant office experience
  • Preferred prior experience in planning, but not required



  • Strong analytical, organizational, and planning skills
  • Proven ability to think critically and use data to make sound decisions
  • Strong computer skills including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Ability to perform assigned duties on-time in an interruptive environment
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proven ability to work well with others
  • Meticulous and diligent
  • Strong desire to grow and develop within planning department
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing preferred


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