Production Planner (Connectors) - Leeds, AL

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Leeds, Alabama

Job Type: Not Specified


Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Division Overview

Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.


Leeds, AL (Greater Birmingham Area)

Position Overview

The Production Planner is responsible for scheduling the usage of production materials to ensure optimal levels. The Planner must evaluate suppliers or quality timeliness and match according to goals. They also monitor material supply flow and identify any shortages or bottlenecks in usage that may arise.

What You Will Do

  • Material Planning: Develop and implement production schedules based on the availability of raw materials, production capacity, and customer demand.
  • Supplier Management: Work closely with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of materials while maintaining optimal inventory levels.
  • Inventory Management: Monitor and analyze inventory levels to identify potential shortages or bottlenecks in the supply chain.
  • Production Monitoring: Monitor production performance to ensure that production schedules are being met and adjust schedules as needed to maintain optimal production flow.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with production, purchasing, and customer service teams to ensure that production schedules are aligned with customer needs and that inventory levels are optimized.
  • Continuous Improvement: Continuously evaluate and improve production planning processes to ensure optimal efficiency and effectiveness.

What You Bring

  • Experience in production planning and/or material planning in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills are also required to effectively manage supplier relationships.
  • ERP systems experience; SAP experience would be helpful but not required
  • Excellent computer skills with emphasis on Excel and Outlook

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.

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