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Resource Planner

Resource Planner

Resource Planner – Zeeland, Michigan –

DISHER is looking to add a Resource Planner to our Business Operations team. In this role you will be working closely with leadership to manage and coordinate internal project scheduling. This will include forecasting capacity needs and matching available resources with customer projects. If you are highly organized, can manage several projects at a time and have a drive to make a positive difference.

What you’ll get to do:

·        Review resource capability and availability

·        Prioritize and manage all scheduling activities

·        Interface with leadership and the greater team regarding capacity forecasting, project end dates and budget depletion on projects

·        Manage and promote list of available resources and assist in resolving resource scheduling conflicts

·        Develop and make improvements to Salesforce and other tools to best manage utilization and capacity

·        Provide accurate and timely reporting to the team including project budgets, variances in planned versus actual hours, etc.

·        Work under limited supervision with significant responsibility for efficiency of operations

·        Work in Salesforce to create and setup projects with relevant information including key project fields, assignments, budgets, materials, etc.

·        Develop utilization reporting structure and implement new process improvements

·        Coordinate with Talent Solutions team on internal hiring needs

·        Monitor demand trends and utilization across regions and business units

·        Assist Business Development with project management needs, reporting, dashboards and analysis

·        Monitor your success as downtime between projects decreases

What will make you successful:

Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management or other relevant degree

Ability to strategically plan for long term utilization and capacity needs

Strong customer service and sales background

Excellent communication and negotiation skills to work alongside leadership, Business Development, and customers

Salesforce experience strongly preferred

Exceptional initiative and detailed work style

Strong supervisory and leadership skills

Able to work with minimal direction, as well as consult with team leaders on project needs and capacity

Must have current and continuing right to work in the United States of America without sponsorship


DISHER is a nationally recognized product development and business consulting firm with offices in Zeeland, Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets with capabilities spanning from napkin sketch through launch. DISHER is truly and simply a cool place to work. The team is supportive, skilled, and passionate. Our culture is rooted in our mission to make a positive difference with our coworkers, our customers, and our community. Hear more from DISHER team members at


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