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Production Scheduler (entry-level)





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All applicants must be able to pass a criminal background check, physical, and drug test.


Valley City Sign, one of West Michigan's leading manufacturers of custom, commercial and architectural signs, is looking for a Production Scheduler. This in-person position at our facility in Comstock Park, MI requires a person who is detailed and task oriented.  We are an Employee Owned and an Equal Opportunity employer looking for the right individual who will embrace our core values and team managed environment.


Job Details:

  • Responsible for reviewing all orders for accuracy and completeness before releasing for production.

  • Identify labor routings, apply estimates, and enter orders in scheduling software.

  • Organize and forward shop packets to coincide with production requirements.

  • Plan and conduct Packet Review meetings.

  • Identify and correct procedure errors within the order process.

  • Enter estimated hours into our database for performance analysis.

  • Responsible for identifying, organizing and preparing documents for billing.

  • Create new labor routings by doing necessary research on new processes.

  • Learn technical details related to how signs are manufactured.

  • Read and understand shop drawings.

  • Update and maintain the repetitive stock code database.

  • Back up the Production Control Manager as needed.

  • Other duties may be assigned.


Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), and three to five years related experience and/or training; or a college degree in a related field.

  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills; Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, and/or APS experience preferred.

  • Understanding of quotes, estimates and drawings are essential.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees.

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


  • Competitive starting base pay

  • Company-paid employee health insurance

  • Minimum two weeks paid time off

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) (eligible after one year)

  • 401(k) Plan (eligible after one year)

  • Referral Bonus Program


Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements


Valley City Sign builds signs that effectively express our client brands. Our people are growth-minded, passionate about our work, and live our values. Valley City Sign is an exceptional company because we hire amazing people. Valley City Sign is a custom sign manufacturer with 75 years of industry leadership. Our services include project management, design, engineering, manufacturing, installation, and service. Our work can be seen across the nation. We are nationally known and locally preferred.



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