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Production Planner

A job at Full time
Professional Level Professional experienced
We are looking for As of now
Location  Duncan, SC

It is time for a new challenge. And time to arrive where you want to be. We have grown steadily, together as a team. Would you like to grow too? For us and with us? If you answered yes, we have career opportunities for you Do you have what it takes to spur game-changing innovation? Do you crave being a part of the solution, while enjoying training and learning opportunities? Then get ready to join the Röchling Automotive team and become part of the next chapter in our history?

At our Duncan SC location we are searching for a:

Production Planner

Where we need you

General Description:

  • Monitor, download & review EDI daily from all Customers.
  • Correct any IDOC errors from EDI. Correct any KUEM issues as well.
  • Run MRP for updating SAP.
  • Cycle counts Purchased components & WIP parts on a weekly basis to maintain proper inventory levels.
  • Works closely with Customer as a Customer Service Representative to ensure all Customer relevant issues are solved. Expectations are 24/7 availability by cell phone to answer calls during off shifts.
  • Issues ‘Open Orders List’ to production & maintains SAP graphical planning table daily.
  • Communicates potential delivery discrepancies with Logistics Manager to meet Customer requirements, balancing the needs of mold changes, inventory targets, & personnel availability.
  • Works closely with warehouse Supervisor to ensure all Customer shipping requirements are met on a daily basis.
  • Maintains and manages short term shortage potentials through daily reporting. Drives all activities to ensure customer delivery requirements are maintained.
  • Maintains and manages weekly backlog reporting. Follows up to ensure open items are completed.
  • Plans machine capacity for new model requests and bank builds as required.
  • Maintains unclaimed parts list on a daily basis.
  • Maintains working knowledge of customer portals and maintains as required by Customer requirements.
  • Calculates optimal lot sizes on a quarterly basis.
  • Plans service part production requirements on a daily basis.
  • Maintains obsolescence levels on non-moving parts balancing of multiple cavity tools (i.e. L-R, LHD, RHD, etc.)
  • Manages Non-moving finished parts (FGs) in on production floor which have not moved to shipping point.
  • Maintains SAP Master Data on a daily basis.
  • Manages and dispositions Non-moving inventory.
  • Completes any other tasks as deemed necessary by the company
  • Each employee is responsible for the quality of his/her personal performance and how said performance impacts the environment, safety, and data security. This is applicable to the departments of development, production, management, logistics, and after market services, as well as to contact with customers and suppliers. Managers and supervisors are also responsible for the quality of his/her team's performance and how said performance impacts the environment, safety, and data security.
  • This principle of comprehensive quality management is developed and furthered through training (on the job), continuing/ extended education, as well as continued supply of information and updates, and should be exemplified by supervisors on every level.
  • Knowledge of customer specific requirements (CSR) necessary through advanced training, or work experience or a combination of the two.

How to convince us

Work experience requirements:

  • 5+ years production planning experience, preferably in Automotive Industry. Excellent computer skills, including SAP

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or relevant equivalent experience.

What we offer

  • Benefits at day one
  • 401k matching plan
  • Paid holidays
  • Röchling Wellness Program sponsoring run/walk programs throughout the year
  • Onsite gym membership
  • Employee Pricing and Discount program
  • Continuous Improvement Program & Safety Awards
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Family Oriented work environment
  • Apprenticeship/Internship programs
  • Employee appreciation cookouts and dinners

Interested in joining our team? Please send your resume for consideration.

In the Automotive division, you will shape the mobility of tomorrow. System solutions in the areas of Battery Solutions, Structural Lightweight, Aerodynamics and Propulsion. This means: We protect the environment while also improving the driving experience of millions of vehicles.

In the Röchling Group you’ll be shaping industry. Worldwide. Together, we are changing everyday lives – by making cars lighter, making drug packaging safer and enhancing industrial applications. With 11,000 employees in 25 countries.

Dusty Walulik
Human Resources Manager
++1 864 661 1583

Röchling Automotive USA LLP
245 Parkway East
29334 Duncan, SC
United States



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