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Senior Production Planner

Water Valley - Mississippi - USA

Sep 15, 2020

Full time


Position Summary

The Senior Production Planner will perform systematic reviews of supplier schedules to ensure adequate raw materials for component manufacturing and will provide manufacturing management with a sequence and priority schedule to ensure adequate inventory to assembly areas necessary to meet customer schedules.

This position will be responsible for the following functions:

  • Forecasting
  • Supplier component releasing
  • Reporting to management of exceptions
  • Inventory control and ownership of respective product specific components

Key Accountabilities

  • Work with supply line and manufacturing to compress lead times, reduce inventories, and smooth the progress of manufacturing execution
  • Manage system planning parameters by exception to control inventory and support production
  • Monitor, measure, and report on supplier delivery performance
  • Participate in corrective action planning for deficient suppliers
  • Work collaboratively with Materials Focus Team (Planner, Buyer, and Master Scheduler)
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of site safety and health goals, objectives, rules and procedures; actively participate in the Global Star Safety Framework (GSSF) program, as well as, follow all EHS rules, procedures and policies.



  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline or equivalent experience preferred
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in scheduling of manufacturing materials; experience in the automotive industry or in a global manufacturing company preferred
  • Must have excellent organizational skills including the ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills essential
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products - Word, Excel
  • Familiarity with MRP systems essential
  • SAP experience a plus

Key Competencies

Priority Setting

Decision Quality

Process Management


Problem Solving

Timely Decision Making

Drive for Results

Dealing with Ambiguity

EEO Statement

BorgWarner is an equal employment opportunity employer such that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


This position will adhere to the Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner Safety Policy Manual.  This individual will work in a manner that stresses the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses.  He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and co-workers.  In addition, he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to their immediate supervisor.

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