• Associate Planner

    Location US-NV-Reno
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
  • Position Description

    At a Glance


    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Planner to join the Server Technology Team in Reno, NVThe Associate Material Planner will create, review, amend, and maintain routine production schedules for assigned products and product families. The Associate Material Planner is expected to utilize system tools inclusive of material requirements and capacity planning to ensure that the supply chain is effective in meeting the needs of our customers while maintaining required delivery and inventory goals. The Associate Material Planner has a significant impact on customer service and production activity and is expected to work collaboratively with the Planning Team to ensure customer’s needs are met.


    What Will You Do?

    • Create work orders in ERP system for production, including conversion jobs for SKU conversions and rework jobs for discrepant material.
    • Communicate and coordinate with production supervisors and purchasing teams to ensure schedule adherence and recovery if required.  Attend daily production planning meetings.
    • Under the guidance of a Planner or Senior Planner, provide regular updates to customer service teams to meet or exceed customer expectations and establish effective relationships.
    • Track progression of production orders, investigate factors that affect schedules, and modify plans as necessary.
    • Expedite critical orders throughout the supply chain.
    • Initiate and participate in continuous improvement activities related to production planning, customer service and inventory management.
    • Actively participate in ongoing company cost reduction efforts.
    • Maintain a clean and safe workplace.
    • Display original thinking and creativity; Meet challenges with resourcefulness; Generate suggestions for improving work; Develop innovative approaches and ideas.
    • Display willingness to make decisions; Exhibit sound and accurate judgment; Support and explain reasoning for decisions; Include appropriate people in decision-making process; Make timely decisions.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Required Skills


    High School Diploma or GED; Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college, preferred; or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Minimum 2 years of related experience within the supply chain function in a manufacturing environment.


    Preferred Skills

    • Ability to handle multiple tasks along with excellent time management skills and customer service skills.

    • Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to provide information across multiple groups in the Company including Engineering, Marketing, and Sales.

    • Computer proficient with knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word/Excel/Outlook), Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator; Visio and Publisher a plus.

    • Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to work independently.

    Company Info

    About Legrand

    Every single 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.  For more information, visit legrand.com.


    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. 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


    About Legrand’s Data Center Power and Control Division

    Legrand is a leading provider in intelligent rack PDUs, KVM switches, and other data center infrastructure monitoring and management solutions. Legrand’s power strategy experts have provided power solutions for labs, data centers, and telecommunications operations for 30 years. Over 60,000 customers around the world rely on Legrand’s rack power distribution units and award winning power management solutions to reduce downtime, facilitate capacity planning, improve energy utilization, and drive efficiency.  For more information, visit raritan.com and servertech.com








    Equal Opportunity Employer


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