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Master Schedule Planner - Fabrication



North Carolina, USA
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023

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In this position, you will have a key role in the Low Voltage switchgear systems ANSI, Electrification Distribution Solutions (ELDS). You will be responsible for conversion of supply plan into a master production schedule which can be executed.

This position reports to

Production Manager

Your responsibilities

  • Master Production Schedule Creation: Translates projected forecasts, incoming volume, and work scopes into a production plan with a time phased build schedule
  • Establishes key performance indicators of master plan accuracy and maintain the forecast through timely and accurate feedback
  • Assembles master schedule reporting regarding performance to the business plan, the shipment plan, the inventory plan and the production plan
  • Identifies current planned level of demand and create tactical production plans to meet the identified customer demand
  • Calculates production lead times
  • Manages load levelling and bottleneck scheduling and utilize theory of constraints (TOC) for more accurate scheduling
  • Analyzes production floor status through input/output control reporting
  • Planning Parameters: Maintains planning parameters in ERP and planning systems
  • Collaboration with Stakeholders: Works with customer service to provide appropriate delivery dates and material planners to convert the Supply Plan into a master production
  • Schedules supply based on the product mix and provides accurate commitment dates to customer service team across multiple product lines
  • Provides input to finance on operating plans for the sales and operations planning (S&OP) process, concerning incoming volume and capacity
  • Planning Controls: Manages MRP (Materials Resource Planning) exception messages on a daily basis
  • Works with local execution, Local P&F (Planning & Fulfillment) manager and Hub P&F manager to resolve issues
  • Planning: Provides input into S&OP and short term planning processes
  • Identifies issue that cannot be resolved locally
  • Provides feedback regarding feasibility of the plan
  • Engages in capacity management during sales and operations planning, master scheduling, materials requirements planning and production activity control

Your background

  • Minimum High school degree and 5 years manufacturing experience
  • Minimum 5 years SAP experience
  • Thorough understanding of or the ability to quickly learn production operations
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that allows them to work for ABB in the United States


More about us

ABB's Distribution Solutions Division provides utility, industrial and commercial customers with safe, smart and sustainable technologies for the distribution of electricity. With ABB AbilityTM enabled digital solutions at its core, our extensive portfolio includes distribution automation products, switching, limiting, measuring and sensing devices, switchgear, modular substation packages, and related services. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABBABB 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: 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 Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Hybrid

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