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Sr. Production Planning Manager - Tulsa OK

Date: Nov 2, 2021

Location: Broken Arrow, OK, US, 74014-5940

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Posting Address

Tulsa, OK


Position Overview

The Production Planning Manager will be responsible for leading the production planning team to effectively create and maintain an efficient production schedule that meets customer requirements while minimizing cycle times and effectively utilizing inventory.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and mentor the Planning Group to ensure a high level of proficiency and development.
  • Create level loaded Master Production Schedule while maintaining targeted inventory levels.
  • Ensure a consistent handoff of planning information to the production via the Material Planner(s).
  • Maintain valid capacity requirements plan that supports the master production schedule.
  • Identify and manage bottlenecks and capacity issues with the Production Management team, co-ordinate internally and externally the resolution of the issues.
  • Establish and monitor ERP system parameters, including safety stock levels for finished goods and raw material inventories.
  • Lead weekly/monthly Master Production Schedule meetings.
  • Liaise with Engineering, Purchasing, Manufacturing and Engineering to achieve on time delivery at optimum cost with optimum inventory levels.
  • Lead the development of scheduling tools to increase the level of automation and reduce the manual nature of the Scheduling function.
  • Provide guidance and expertise to develop plant team knowledge relative to plant schedule optimization.
  • Work with Senior Managers and Sales to reserve capacity as necessary for specific jobs.
  • Create weekly/monthly reports and KPIs.
  • Other responsibilities and accountabilities as assigned by the Sr. Director of Operations.

Required Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering or equivalent business degree. 
  • Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to change direction and handle multiple responsibilities and tasks on a regular basis.
  • Ability to positively motivate individuals and teams to meet or exceed expectations.
  • Extensive knowledge and expert level user of Microsoft Office tools e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.
  • Knowledge of SAP or other MRP/ERP systems.
  • Knowledge of configuration control.
  • Experience working within an ISO quality plan is an asset.
  • Strong planning, organizational skills and attention to detail are required.
  • Team attitude; eager to cooperate with others, has exceptional interpersonal-communication skills.
  • Understanding of and experience with Lean manufacturing principles is preferred.
  • Approximately 30% travel required to manufacturing locations.
  • CPM certification a plus.


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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