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Planning Supervisor

Company: Southwire Company, LLC
Location: Youngsville
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, utility products, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, electrical components, hand tools andjobsite power and lighting solutions. The company also offers digital solutions including contractor planning and utility grid resiliency as well as field services including cable testing, rejuvenation and replacement to support our customers as a value-add partner.We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuitionreimbursement andunlimited growth opportunities. Ourmore thanseven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developinginnovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardshipand enhancing the well-being ofthe communitiesin which we work and live.How will you power what'spossible?Location:Youngsville, NCSouthwire Job DescriptionJob Summary/Objective
The Planning Supervisor plays a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient and effective operation of the manufacturing plant. Responsible for overseeing production planning and scheduling, this role demands a strategic thinker who can coordinate with multiple departments, streamline processes, and align production schedules with customer demands to meet financial goals.Key Responsibilitieso Develop, implement, and manage production plans to meet customer demand, quality standards, and delivery requirements.
o Create detailed production schedules that optimize resource utilization, minimize lead times, and reduce production costs.
o Monitor and adjust schedules as necessary to accommodate changes in demand or resource availability.
o Oversee inventory control processes to maintain optimal inventory levels, minimize carrying costs, and prevent stockouts.
o Create production plans and schedules within the ERP system, considering factors such as available resources, production capacity, and customer demand.
o Use the ERP system to run MRP processes to determine material needs, reorder points, and lead times to support production and prevent shortages.
o Manage customer orders, track order progress, and ensure on-time delivery commitments are met by leveraging the ERP system's order management capabilities.
o Use the ERP system to assess production capacity and identify any constraints that may affect production schedules. Adjust plans as needed to optimize capacity utilization.
o Lead, mentor, and develop a team of Production Control and Planning Clerks, providing guidance and support in achieving departmental objectives.
o Prepare and present regular reports on production metrics, including capacity utilization, on-time delivery, manufacturing lead times, and production costs.Education, Experience, and SkillsRequiredMinimum Education Level: Bachelor'sYears of Experience: 3+Field of Expertise: Production Planning and Scheduling/ManufacturingCompetenciesAttracts Top TalentCommunicates EffectivelyCourageDecision QualityDrives ResultsFinancial AcumenBenefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching
  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Long & Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities
  • Parental Leave
  • & MoreSouthwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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