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Job Title:  Planner II (Hybrid Remote)

Requisition ID:  5359

Suwanee, GA, US, 30024

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products.  We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.

This position will be focusing primarily on our Energy Systems line of business, which include telecommunications, IT, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), utilities and switchgear, security, emergency lighting and general electronics. Some of the reserve power brands include PowerSafe,DataSafe, and Genesis. Our extensive product range serves a variety of reserve power applications and consistently delivers the most effective, powerful and reliable batteries available.


Job Purpose

The Production Planner will oversee the planning for an assigned group of products to ensure they are manufactured and delivered in most cost-efficient timeline to meet customer expectations.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare production schedule for assigned products and/or customers, coordinating purchased and intermediate materials, outside services and equipment requirements.
  • Work with stakeholders to provide committed delivery dates to customer service team.
  • Coordinate multiple activities and priorities to ensure production flow is maintained.
  • Work with Production team to monitor and schedule equipment and labor capacity. 
  • Work with customer service team to determine priorities and initiates action when changes in the forecast and/or resources dictate re-evaluation of existing schedules. 
  • Analyze MRP, inventory levels, forecast and history to ensure appropriate communication or action is taken.
  • Work collaboratively with other team members and departments across the site to proactively resolve Operations issues
  • Engage in the daily Operations accountability meetings to support shop floor in hitting plant targets through continuous improvement action.
  • Utilize Lean manufacturing principles to drive continuous improvement in Planning and Supply chain functions.
  • Effectively implement new products into the planning process by working with Engineering and Sales teams on introduction into plant.
  • Ensure production capacity and resources are used effectively to meet the production schedule and customer expected response times.
  • Identify improvement opportunities and facilitate their implementation through insightful and critical thinking using Lean manufacturing tools.
  • Ensure compliance with ISO work instructions


Minimum Qualifications

  • Four-year degree or equivalent
  • 3+ years in high volume assembly/manufacturing
  • APICS certification preferred
  • In depth working knowledge of an MRP/ERP (prefer SAP) system’s Planning module to manage production schedules to meet customer expectations.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with state-of-the-art supply chain techniques as it relates to supply chain and planning

Key Attributes

  • Solid grasp of the major functions of production planning, and materials resource planning
  • Comfortable with quantitative analysis
  • Excellent problem solving and prioritization skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to successfully collaborate in a multidisciplinary team


General Job Requirements

  • This position will work in an office setting, expect minimal physical demands.


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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