Production Planner - San Antonio, TX

Date: May 11, 2024

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78233

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Job Overview

The Production Planner manages the scheduling and timeliness of the production process to ensure the company meets all deadlines. The Production Planner will manage material and equipment availability, scheduling production and monitoring the production process for problems.

A Day In The Life

•    Manage existing material inventory levels, using SAP parameters or minimums, and maximize business security supplies.
•    Work closely with Customer Service, Production Supervisors, Distribution, Planning, Internal/External Customers, Product Engineering, etc. to ensure that components and raw materials are in time and form.
•    Follow up on back orders of manufactured and procured materials, expedite delivery of orders, make special arrangements for delivery as needed, and communicate to the respective departments the expected delivery dates and potential shortages.
•    Work with vendor and/or Hubbell Accounting to reconcile PO discrepancies.
•    Promote and maintain good business relationships with suppliers.
•    Recommend procedures to improve quality and reduce costs, as well as keep informed of new developments in related commodities. Share updates with the Materials department.
•    Managing the SAP System
•    Implement consignment, inventory management, etc. programs according to business needs.
•    Supervises and leads the shipping team
•    Provides support and training to the shipping team
•    Develop key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness of the shipping operations
•    Plan, organize, direct, manage and evaluate the shipping activities and budget of the department.
•    Maintain open dialogue with other management to coordinate activities and improve performance and productivity.
•    Cross-train worker teams for maximum production flexibility.

What will help you thrive in this role?

•    Minimum of 3 years' experience in shipping and or production environment.
•    Good organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
•    Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives.
•    Strong knowledge of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office.
•    SAP system knowledge is helpful.
•    Communicates clearly and effectively.
•    Leadership skills and ability to manage staff.
•    Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
•    Self-motivated and able to work independently.
•    Must be adept at handling pressure in various customer situations and working well under deadlines.



Hubbell Incorporated


Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.


The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.


We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.


Hubbell Electrical Solutions


Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. HES provides the critical components that allow operators of buildings, factories and other industrial infrastructure to connect, protect, wire and manage power.


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.

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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