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IDEX Foundry Planner/Scheduler in Cedar Falls, Iowa

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

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Manages the manufacturing material flow of the assigned functions using MRP and other available tools for planning. Releases work orders for manufactured parts in order to support customer delivery schedules.


  • Plans and releases foundry work orders

  • Creates machine schedules and assists Production Supervisor in setting work order priorities

  • Uses material shortage report to create, update and maintain weekly priority list

  • Monitors flow of castings and identify where bottleneck are occurring

  • Partners with Machine Shop Planner/Schedulers

  • Attends daily production scheduling meeting

  • Creates daily status reports for Foundry production

  • Reschedules and expedites parts as needed

  • Adjusts item master parameters and verifies transaction accuracy

  • Ensures accuracy and integrity within the planning system

  • Assists customer service with expediting and delivery inquiries

  • Monitors and helps reduce inventory levels in assigned areas

  • Maintains reports, such as material shortage and Castings on Hold, for assigned areas

  • Receives packing lists

  • Acts as backup for other department personnel as required


  • High School diploma or equivalent and two years related experience (preferred).


  • Good understanding of material flow through the shop

  • Lean manufacturing mindset

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Good working knowledge of planning BOM’s and an understanding of material planning in this environment

  • Good working knowledge of JDE and its material planning functions


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Excel including but not limited to vlookups, creating and manipulating tables and creating and manipulating graphs

  • Proficient with other Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to, Word, and Outlook.

  • Must be able to work in manufacturing systems.


  • Ability to move within office and manufacturing complex, write by hand and keyboard, and perform general office functions.

  • Ability to communicate by speech and hearing via phone and in person.

  • Visual acuity needed for close detail work and computer use.

  • General manufacturing, warehouse and office environment.


Must have the ability to effectively communicate with customers, suppliers and all levels of corporate and company personnel.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

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Job Family: Operations

Business Unit: Viking Pump