CBI - Production Control Planner

Date: Jan 18, 2019

Location: Imlay City, MI, US, 48444

Company: REV Group, Inc.

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Requisition ID: 557

REV Group (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. REV serves a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. REV provides customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (“RVs”) and luxury buses). REV’s brand portfolio consists of 30 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of REV’s brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years.


Primary Functions:

Manage the day to day shop floor production schedule, which includes: communication and execution of the master schedule, managing on-time starts, printing and progress posting of the travelers, system material picking and issuing to the stations (not physical delivery).  Document and work through material issues, work with supervisor, team leads, and materials group to research shortage root causes. Update and maintain deviations logs daily. Provide engineering support with Vault, deviations, and deviation logs.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create and update bus unit book traveler’s weekly
  • Print all orders for upcoming week for bus traveler build book (sales order, single level BOM, detail part BOM, floorplan, advance change orders)
  • Enter each bus unit in labor log
  • Create unit tags for production board by six-week schedule
  • Create mini scan sheets
  • Create scan orders for sub-assembly operations (with mini barcodes) and ACC
  • Create scan sheets for each traveler with printed bar code sheets
  • Enter all bus units into scan tracker system weekly
  • Post operations in real time
  • Pick material to the line
  • Manage on time starts
  • Collect all material shortages throughout each day
  • Insure and assist groups to follow the reporting process: part numbers; descriptions; documented
  • Assist material supervisor and buyers in root cause analysis
  • Update and keep current the online shortage report accurately
  • Add all shortages to tags on production board daily
  • Maintain Deviation Log online
  • Check engineering system for approved ECNs and add floor travelers as needed
  • Attend daily production meetings
  • Accept special assignments and other duties and responsibilities as assigned



  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, and verbally communicate simple instructions, short  correspondence and memos in English.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information in one on one and small group settings to other employee’s.
  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must maintain a positive rating as described in the training/qualification evaluation record.



  • Computer skills; data entry, charts, graphs, and spreadsheets.
  • SAP or similar ERP experience
  • Change Management experience
  • 2 - 4 years manufacturing experience


Champion Bus, Inc., was founded in 1953 and located on 73 acres just outside Imlay City, Michigan. Champion is one of the pioneers of the mid-size commercial bus industry and began producing these buses in 1981. In 2012, Champion Bus acquired Federal Coach, and began producing a luxury line of buses. In October 2013, Champion was acquired by and joined the REV Group family.


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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