Looking for a change?  Tired of the drive? Whirltronics Inc, a full-service metal manufacturer specializing in precision lawn mower blades, has added a new opportunity for a Planner/Scheduler in Buffalo, MN.  The primary function is scheduling of all operations through the production floor to meet customer requirements. For more than 40 years, Whirltronics has been serving customer metal stamping, forming, heat treating, painting and packaging needs.  We have a strong work ethic, not only in lean manufacturing, but also in our desire to be the best in class for the customers we serve.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Planning and scheduling of all workflow for three shifts through the shop
  • Ensuring product is shipped on time to meet customer requirements
  • Work closely with Production Supervisors and Production Manager to ensure effective and efficient workflow from the beginning stages to outgoing shipments to the customer
  • Develop improvements to increase the efficiency of the scheduling process
  • Lead improvement initiatives to reduce production losses that directly affect workflow efficiency
  • Produce work in progress reports and daily shipment requirement reports


  • 4+ years’ scheduling experience in the manufacturing industry
  • Associates Degree
  • Technical/mechanical ability
  • Planning/organizational skills
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and ability to multi task
  • Understanding of Lean Principals, 5S, Kaizens and continuous improvement
  • Analytical/report generating skills
  • Computer literate (MS Office) with excellent verbal and written communication skills


We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefit package including 401(k) with a company match.  If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume with a brief cover letter highlighting your unique qualifications to:

Whirltronics, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
208 Centennial Drive
Buffalo, MN 55313