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Production Planner

Company: ABB LTD
Location: Mebane
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Production Planner

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

Industrial Solutions empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software, and services to protect, control, and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. Across multiple energy-intensive industries, the business provides customers with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. Manufacturing at ABB ranges from assembly of customized industrial robots to advanced production of electrical switches and breakers. The innovative products we make, drive the world's largest ships, connect remote renewable power sources with consumers, and automate complex industrial processes. The role reports to the Master schedule Planner and is located in Mebane, North Carolina. As a Production Planner, you will be supporting projects within the factory from order entry all the way to shipment; and works closely with cross-functional team members to achieve business goals and ensure customer satisfaction.

Your responsibilities

  • Creates and maintains detailed production schedules to meet shipment dates per the master schedule.
  • Establishes sequence and lead time of relevant operations in the schedule.
  • Creates & releases manufacturing work orders.
  • Reacts to daily plant-level Material Requirements Planning (MRP), to manage production and meet delivery schedules.
  • Initiates picking process for timely delivery of materials to the production line.
  • Monitors inventory. Works with Procurement, Materials Management, and Operations to optimize material availability and resolve any upcoming issues that may affect the schedule.
  • Tracks job progress and insures correct flow of information. Escalates deviations as needed.
  • Monitors adherence to the schedule and makes necessary adjustments or corrections.
  • Identifies problems and assists with root cause analysis and/or improvement actions.
  • Participates in and/or run weekly meetings.

Your background

  • Authorized to legally work in the US.
  • 3 years of experience in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Must be familiar and have practical experience with SAP and other applicable software.
  • Prior Experience in Production Control, Scheduling or Supply Chain within Manufacturing preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be self-motivated with a high level of engagement.
  • Adept problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple departments and work teams.
  • Experience in dealing with the cultural diversity of a global business environment.

More about us

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

Keywords: ABB LTD, Durham , Production Planner, Other , Mebane, North Carolina

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