Solvay Production Planner - Finished Goods in Greenville, Texas

As a top tier supplier to the aerospace engineered materials market known for our technology leadership and the value the GBU brings to our customers: scale and technical capability, profitability in the top quartile of peers, double-digit earnings growth in previous business cycles.

The Composite Materials GBU ambitions to become the leading supplier of value-added composite material solutions to the emerging industrial market.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced manufacturing planner at the Greenville, TX plant. As the Supply Chain Planner, Finished Goods, you will report to the site Planning & Scheduling Lead and will be responsible for the coordination and preparation of production planning against the medium and short team plan for all assigned machines at the site.

This includes:

  • Responsible for balancing supply and demand and preparation of the 0 to 3 month plans

  • Creating and communicating a valid master production schedule on an ongoing weekly basis to maximize available machine hours, material usage, and labor

  • Daily review and optimization of planning schedules taking into account operational and material changes along with business requirement/need

  • Review capacity and demand to establish and communicate lead times

  • Work cross functionally with production, procurement, logistics, customer service and potentially across regions

  • Rescheduling to cope with shirt term production issues

  • Inventory management including cost analysis, associated risks, making adjustments as needed and conducting forecast reviews

  • Sales order date confirmation and actively participate and provide input into site Sales and Operating Plan

Note: Sponsorship for current or future work authorization will not be supported for this position.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; major in supply chain or logistics preferred

  • APICS Certification is a plus

  • 3 years manufacturing planning including material and supply planning required

  • Experience using a planning related modules in and ERP system and strong Excel skills required. Experience using Baan preferred.

  • Must have an excellent understanding of MRP concepts and principals

  • Business acumen and capable of assimilating a lot of information and of making informed decisions under pressure.

  • Consistent, pro-active, able to work on own initiative and able to work in a fast paced, changing environment.

  • Highly developed problem solving skills.

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills in order to ensure efficient communication exchange with all departments at all levels and suppliers. Demonstrated ability to influence others.

  • Capable of understanding CEM manufacturing processes and their interdependencies.

  • Ability to see bigger picture, yet good attention to detail.


Title: Production Planner - Finished Goods

Location: Texas-Greenville

Requisition ID: GBU005103

Solvay is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.