• Planner/Scheduler

    Location US-IL-Mascoutah
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
  • Position Description/Company Info

    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Planner/Scheduler to join the Electrical Wiring Systems Team in Mascoutah, IL. The Production Scheduler ensures that daily production requirements are met through analysis and reporting of production status. This position is an integral part of the supply chain with responsibilities that include but are not limited to working with management team to ensure that deadlines and schedules are met and thereby preventing line stoppages/delays to maintain a high level of customer service. Interface with Production and Inventory Control Specialist or Production Supervisor and interprets capacity requirements for all new orders and order priorities. Maintain a close working relationship with customer service to provide product availability, order status updates on all production related matters. Continuously review, fix, COGI and report corrections. Set best delivery dates and communicate these with customer service.


    About Legrand

    Every day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers.  Legrand’s CEO, Gilles Schnepp is one of Harvard Business Review’s best-performing CEOs in the world.  For more information, visit legrand.com.


    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 90 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit legrand.us.



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    Equal Opportunity Employer




    Basic Qualifications: 

    • High school diploma
    • 3+ years of experience in Production and Inventory Control, Operations, Purchasing, or Manufacturing Engineering handling scheduling of inventory and keeping inventory organized, ensuring that deadlines and schedules are met, handling line stoppages/delays, maintaining a high level of customer service.

    Preferred Qualification:

    • BA in Operations/Materials/Business or, BS in Engineering
    • Demonstrated knowledge of materials control/production planning
    • Advanced manufacturing systems planning knowledge, MRP system experience strongly preferred. 
    • Exceptional computer skills, spreadsheet, presentation and data base software, proficiency with various e-mail, calendaring, meeting management and related communications software. 
    • Strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities.
    • Strong analytical skills, ability to evaluate situations, identify options and implement effective solutions quickly and efficiently.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.
    • Be an effective listener, able to maintain focus extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information.
    • Highly collaborative and able to work in a fast paced and team based environment


    Position Attributes

    Main Job duties:

    • Plan, schedule, coordinate and/or monitor completion of products through the production cycle based on customer orders and delivery requirements.
    • Monitor material requirements and order raw materials based on demand and inventory control guidelines.
    • Managing material availability by setting/monitoring MRP exceptions, actual component usage, and following-up with suppliers on parts and materials needed to support operations.
    • Responsibility for inventory levels related to specific product lines and/or assigned project work. Assist in problem-solving and executing appropriate countermeasures for deviations from planned inventory levels (safety stock violations). 
    • Work with Manufacturing Manager to understand and manage short term/long term capacities to minimize the cause for past due orders.
    • Establish effective communication with various departments as necessary to meet production requirements.
    • Interact with customer service team members to manage demand information in the capacity planning and production schedule.
    • Participate in, and lead, production meetings to ensure seamless communication between all functional areas.
    • Coordinate with purchasing to trouble shoot supply chain issues that could jeopardize on-time performance.
    • Ensure that all production orders modifications and cancellations are accurately and timely recorded in SAP.
    • Schedules with offsite processing vendors: electroplating/galvanizing/painting of products (trays, connectors, brackets and fittings)
    • Maintain strong partnership with logistics to drive smooth transfer from production department to shipping department to achieve on-time delivery.
    • Resolve exception transactions in COGI including month end activities.
    • Assist in physical inventory.
    • Other projects as assigned by manager.



    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Mental Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Use written and oral communication skills
    • Read and interpret data, information and documents
    • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
    • Use math and mathematical reasoning
    • Observe and interpret situations
    • Learn and apply new information or skills
    • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
    • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
    • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work


    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Sit, walk and stand
    • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
    • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
    • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus 


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