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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 155,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Production Control Planner (Middleton)
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Middleton

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced Production Control Planner in Middleton, TN.  This role will be responsible for operating, developing and improving the internal and external logistics processes that deliver safe, repeatable, cost effective service that consistently meet company and customer needs.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for planning and scheduling daily production considering demand, capacity and material availability
  • Ensures that jobs released to build have material available and resource capacity through the Clear to Build process utilizing various systems (5REQ database, Delayed Job database, Shop Load, etc.)
  • Communicates build sequence to manufacturing through daily schedule for jobs that have been determined are Clear to Build
  • Reports material shortages through the Delayed Job Process database and follow up on delivery of material to ensure jobs can be released to production
  • Ensures there are no gaps in production sequence
  • Helps establish and monitor WIP buffers for areas identified. Audit as needed to ensure discipline to process
  • Helps establish and monitor SWIP in each area
  • Audits to ensure correct inventory levels in order to support production
  • Ensures pull process is functioning smoothly
  • Audits pull tools as necessary to ensure process discipline (kanbans, pull board, etc.)
  • Follows-up with production schedules and helps establish metrics for schedule adherence
  • Communicates and coordinates design level changers, part/material obsolescence, and new part introductions so the customer is receiving the correct materials
  • Helps document Standard Work and SOPs as needed
  • Complies with safety, quality and environmental standards, procedures and instructions
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Your profile

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience in Logistics, Supply Chain or relevant field required
  • APICS certification in Production and Inventory Management a plus (CPIM)
  • Three or more years’ experience in Production Control/Planning and/or Scheduling area within a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Lean Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Access. Spreadsheet formulation, queries, v-lookup, advanced formatting techniques and etc.
  • Possess extensive experience in working with integrated computer programs and/or applications
  • Possess very strong communication skills (verbal and written) along with sound interpersonal skills to all levels of organization
  • Possess strong organizational skills and the ability to perform multiple tasks and projects as needed
  • Must possess excellent problem solving and problem prevention skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook) required
  • Project Management experience a plus
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced Production Control Planner in Middleton, TN.  This role will be responsible for operating, developing and improving the internal and external logistics processes that deliver safe, repeatable, cost effective service that consistently meet company and customer needs.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for planning and scheduling daily production considering demand, capacity and material availability
  • Ensures that jobs released to build have material available and resource capacity through the Clear to Build process utilizing various systems (5REQ database, Delayed Job database, Shop Load, etc.)
  • Communicates build sequence to manufacturing through daily schedule for jobs that have been determined are Clear to Build
  • Reports material shortages through the Delayed Job Process database and follow up on delivery of material to ensure jobs can be released to production
  • Ensures there are no gaps in production sequence
  • Helps establish and monitor WIP buffers for areas identified. Audit as needed to ensure discipline to process
  • Helps establish and monitor SWIP in each area
  • Audits to ensure correct inventory levels in order to support production
  • Ensures pull process is functioning smoothly
  • Audits pull tools as necessary to ensure process discipline (kanbans, pull board, etc.)
  • Follows-up with production schedules and helps establish metrics for schedule adherence
  • Communicates and coordinates design level changers, part/material obsolescence, and new part introductions so the customer is receiving the correct materials
  • Helps document Standard Work and SOPs as needed
  • Complies with safety, quality and environmental standards, procedures and instructions
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Your profile
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience in Logistics, Supply Chain or relevant field required
  • APICS certification in Production and Inventory Management a plus (CPIM)
  • Three or more years’ experience in Production Control/Planning and/or Scheduling area within a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Lean Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Access. Spreadsheet formulation, queries, v-lookup, advanced formatting techniques and etc.
  • Possess extensive experience in working with integrated computer programs and/or applications
  • Possess very strong communication skills (verbal and written) along with sound interpersonal skills to all levels of organization
  • Possess strong organizational skills and the ability to perform multiple tasks and projects as needed
  • Must possess excellent problem solving and problem prevention skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook) required
  • Project Management experience a plus
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions