Production Control Planner III

Production Planning Scottsville, Kentucky


Position at Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc.

Production Control Planner III                                                               Req:  160-23
Basic Purpose                
Planner III/Sr is responsible for production planning for assigned product, creating and maintaining production schedules, creating and managing shop orders, and working with Mfg for best efficiency. Working with customer service in assigned sections and product lines. Persons in this position will execute these functions daily to meet on time delivery targets, production targets, and profit targets as directed by management
Basic Position Duties                                   
  • Production Control – Prepare production schedules to ensure safety stock levels are maintained and customer orders ship on time.
  • Production Control – Prepare production plans and shop orders projecting capacity requirements for assigned production areas. Manage shop orders – distribute to Mfg., monitoring completion, closing, replacing, etc.
  • Production Control – Create production schedule and shop orders for child parts. Manage shop orders – assist in scheduling to machines, distributing, closing, replacing, etc.
  • Production Control – Participate in daily production meeting with manufacturing to support assembly and meet daily targets. Production Control – Work with other members of Production Control, Manufacturing, Business Planning, Quality, Maintenance, and Shipping daily to meet all goals and targets for SEWS departments
  • Production Control – Cross train in other Production Control Associates areas in Planning and Customer Service to support during peak periods and absences
  • Other duties and assignments as requested by Management
Position Requirements                 
  • Education: BS in related field
  • Experience: 5-7 years progressive material or production control planning responsibility
  • Experience with MRP system and inventory control
  • Proficient in Microsoft office programs – Outlook, Excel, Word
The above is not intended to be an all-inclusive job description but describes the general nature and level of work to be performed by the individual assigned to this position.  The department manager may at times change or add to the above duties.
About Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc.
Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc. (SEWS) is part of the Sumitomo family of companies, a 400 year old brand with a reputation for quality and reliability.  With the support of facilities throughout North America, SEWS has been delivering innovative solutions to automakers for over 30 years, and is a leading supplier of electrical distribution systems, components and electronics.  SEWS is committed to technical development worldwide and with a global network of resources, is able to deliver a truly competitive advantage to each of our customers.  Our associates are what drive Sumitomo’s continued growth, which is why we proudly offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, 401(k) with match, tuition benefits, paid holidays and vacation.
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About the Sumitomo Electric Group
Since the founding of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. in 1897 with copper wire production, we have developed many new technologies and products through innovative R&D activities based on Sumitomo Electric manufacturing technologies for electric wires and power cables.  With more than 350 subsidiaries worldwide, we continue to introduce a wide variety of products that fulfill the expectations of society, in five business fields: Automotive, Information & Communications, Electronics, Environment & Energy, and Industrial Materials.  We are a Fortune global 500 company. 
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An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V