Manager - Production Planning/Scheduling


Shreveport, LA, US

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube 
Functional Area: Logistics 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40,00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 14961 

Benefits: 401(k) Match || United States : 401(k) Match || United States : Dental || United States : Development || United States : Educational Assistance || United States : Flexible Work Schedules || United States : Health Savings Accounts || United States : Holidays || United States : Life & Disability || United States : Medical || United States : Training || United States : Vacation || United States : Vision || United States : Wealth Management Support 


At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


Core Responsibilities:

The Production Planning & Scheduling Manager will be responsible for providing strategic and tactical leadership in the development and implementation of production plans and schedules. The primary function is to provide strategic direction and executable tactical plans to insure business metrics on Delivery, WIP Inventory, and Cost are met in order to maximize business productivity, profitability, product quality, costs and customer service objectives while supporting an overall mandate to develop a Lean operating enterprise and culture.

  • Manage and coordinate daily execution of plans and processes with other supply chain functions.
  • Measure and manage the production planning and scheduling processes through Business Activity Monitoring.
  • Planning and synchronizing planning processes with other Supply Chain Functions.
  • Analyze overall manufacturing capability and capacity vs. long range forecast.
  • Coordination with the sales team to meet company goals and customer service levels.
  • Responsible for developing a regular reporting structure with management in regards to plant performance in support of financial goals.
  • Successful implementation and continuous improvement of SAP ERP.
  • Training and development of employees
  • Conduct employee performance review to determine competency, knowledge, and contribution
  • Key user for SAP ERP, central point of contact for IT-department.


Job Requirements:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management Detail oriented with proven analytical, problem identification and resolution skills;
  • Minimum of 2 years production planning experience in the OCTG industry in a supervisor or manager role;
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience planning with SAP ERP
  • Experience in team management and employee development;
  • Proficient on SAP and Excel,
  • Full decision-making authority in terms of methods related to production planning and scheduling


Your contact

Karen Freeman 

BENTELER Human Resources

Phone: +1 318 216-4254 


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The BENTELER Group always has the answer. That’s because in each of our divisions and at every one of our sites, you can benefit from the size and diversity of an international corporation with around 30,000 colleagues in nearly 30 countries.

The same is true in our BENTELER Steel/Tube division. Here, we develop and produce custom, precision pipes for customers from energy production, automotive engineering, and other industrial sectors. In this division, we enable the unerring application of our products, from the concept up to process integration and thus to integration into our customers’ value chains. Along with that, our diverse fields of application make sure you can be and become anything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


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