Capacity Planner

KTH Parts Industries, Inc. in St. Paris, Ohio, is seeking a Stamping Press Capacity Planner to join their team on the 1st shift. Responsible for determining the production capacity needed by the organization to meet changing product demands.  Understands how the business operates and plans for future capacity requirements.  Undertakes planning activities to meet targets and optimize manufacturing efficiency to balance stamping volume across our facilities—work under general supervision, reviewed by Management.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate sheet metal stamping allocations for each facility, monitor and balance stamping capacity utilization across multiple facilities
  • Analyze appropriate information and data to prepare plans and forecasts
  • Reconcile variances from the original and maintain a view of actual against forecast projections
  • Create, report, and track capacity plans that meet business targets and optimize manufacturing efficiency and costs
  • Work cross-functionally with plant personnel press project team to optimize the stamping supply chain
  • Assist in the coordination of press project timing based on volume and capacity availability
  • Write capital application requests and create die budgets, track and coordinate die moves
  • Create and maintain die sheets (quotes) and cost charts
  • Develop capacity and allocation plans in support of press projects
  • Assess existing capacity and draw up forecasts based on future plans for demand
  • Review systems and methods to continually improve plans so that the organization can better anticipate customer needs

Successful candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Preferred BS in engineering or business field and three years experience of stamping experience or equivalent stamping experience
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software with advanced skills in Excel (data entry, Visual Basic, and charts) and PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational, critical thinking, and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to function well as  a group or individual
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to multi-task

Career Growth:

  • Advancement opportunities
  • Education reimbursement for continued learning
  • Training and development programs

Company Overview:

KTH Parts Industries, Inc. is a distinguished Tier-1 Automotive Supplier. With our headquarters in St. Paris, Ohio, we have built a reputation for producing reliable underbody structural parts that global automotive companies trust. Our K-Group team is comprised of over 2,000 skilled engineering and manufacturing associates. They are involved in various stages of automotive component production, including product development, analysis, formability, prototyping, production stamping, forming, robotic welding, assembly, and parts shipment.

At KTH, we pride ourselves on leveraging state-of-the-art applications to simulate and analyze design manufacturability. This allows us to provide exceptional technical proficiency in delivering high-quality, high-performance automotive products. Our technical expertise and reliable support enable us to improve, operate, and maintain these products for our valued customers.  If you want to learn more about our organization and apply for a position, please visit We look forward to hearing from you!


  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Vacation/holiday/shutdown pay
  • Medical, dental, prescription drug, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance (company-provided)
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Flexible spending account
  • Associate assistance program
  • Incentive Programs (attendance, safety, quality, delivery, suggestions, attendance)
  • Company-provided uniforms and laundry service
  • Wellness/Fitness Program
  • Safety glasses and Boot subsidies
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Company-sponsored special events
  • And more