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Company: Southwire Company LLC
Location: Bremen
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what's possible?


Southwire Job Description

Job Title: Production Planner
Location: Bremen, IN
Reports To: Manager, Materials
This individual will join the Production Planning team in the Bremen, IN facility. They will be mainly focused on the production planning process in our Bare Wire facilities. This individual will work directly with other team members in the production planning group on a daily basis to ensure the efficient production flow of a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week operation.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:
---Must be able to see safety risks and opportunities daily, have interactions around the risks and report them accordingly
---Strategically plan production schedules in order to maximize plant efficiencies and meet customer expectations
---Work daily with Value Stream Manager and Production Supervisors on day-to-day issues and meeting targets
---Collaborate with other Production Planners and work together to meet targets
---Learn all aspects of equipment and products
---Prioritize work centers in SAP/Advaris and work to keep efficiencies up and scrap down
---Learn how the manufacturing process works and how disciplines are linked together, even if that means hands-on
---Ensure that all correct process guides, tooling, pick lists and/or spec sheets are put to the floor each day
---Keep Advaris and SAP data cleaned up and accurate daily
---Use MRP system to drive production scheduling, within the framework in which it was designed
---Ownership in the routine cycle count processes
---Daily scheduling changes to make sure Value Stream requirements are met
Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
---Must have high school diploma or equivalent; minimum of an Associates Degree or Technical Certificate preferred
---Able to communicate clearly and professionally, both internally and externally
---Must have ability and willingness to spend adequate time in both Bremen Bare Wire Facilities
---SAP and Advaris knowledge
---Flexibility to be able to make scheduling changes during off-hours and weekends if needed
---Must have excellent software skills including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
---Work efficiently in a fast-paced environment that is always changing


Nimble Learning
Customer Focus
Plans and Aligns
Balances Stakeholders
Action Oriented
Benefits 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
  • & More
    Southwire 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.

Keywords: Southwire Company LLC, South Bend , Planner, Other , Bremen, Indiana

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