Master Production Planner For Manufacturing

Jabil Inc. Memphis , TN 38103

Posted 4 weeks ago

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world's leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.


Manage all planning activities for the dedicated assigned workcell and mentor the Production Planners and Document Coordinators in the workcell.


  • Ensure 100% on-time delivery.

  • Establish build readiness.

  • Maintain efficiency of capacity and customer sizing.

  • Maintain accurate revenue forecasting.

  • Maintain material control and liability.

  • Develop Master Production Schedule (MPS) and load into Jabil's ERP system, including Purchase Order (PO) coverage.

  • Reconcile the MPS to customer PO coverage weekly to ensure that Jabil is not exposed over and above customer PO coverage or other authorized customer demand.

  • Ensure the MPS is always 100% accurate and achievable.

  • Achieve and maintain 95% MPS goal.

  • Own production planning, BOM and document control with or without additional support.

  • Analyze material and capacity requirements and communicate constraints to the Workcell and customer based on accurate customer demand.

  • Maintain the workcell's capacity planning model; drive resolution on uneven capacity utilization that keeps Jabil focused on the customer but efficiently utilizing manufacturing resources.

  • Meet daily with the Workcell and manufacturing team to assess production schedules, (adjust as necessary based on production results) optimize run quantities, and minimize changeovers to help achieve 100% on time delivery.

  • Maintain the customers' latest contract on file at all times and be familiar with the terms and conditions of the contract regarding customer liability of material planning and production scheduling. This includes the liability window for Jabil material purchase order placement, purchase price for components, and liability for any in-house materials (purchased and manufactured).

  • Be the workcell's "expert" on all planning activities by supporting the Production Planner goal of never starting to build product without having a valid PO, adequate material quantities, and accurate BOM and an accurate routing.

  • Lead the Workcell on the creation of Bills of Material (BOMs) and routings that allows accurate tracking of WIP assemblies and accurate inventory movement transactions.

  • End-of Life (EOL) management should include chairing a meeting 30 days prior to the last planned build date to create tactics to support the EOL strategy. The Master Planner would own the build schedule, corrections and resolution of MPS to customer demand, planned tactics on deadlines for assemblies out of the various work areas on the floor, deadline for last shipment, and support plan for potential RMAs.

  • Manage Jabil purge process for internal Workcell purges.

  • Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor.

  • Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.


  • Typically reports to Management. Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include: TBD
  • Job is NOT directly responsible for managing other employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management).


Bachelor's degree + 5 years of experience, or Masters + 3 years of related experience.

APICS certification preferred.

Thorough knowledge of MRP, lead times for specific component types, internal run rates, test development lead times, machine programming lead times and complete understanding of the chronological sequence of events that must occur in order to build a product.

Strong Excel skills including macros and pivot tables, experience in power BI preferred.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training, or experience.

BE AWARE OF FRAUD: When applying for a job at Jabil you will be contacted via correspondence through our official job portal with a e-mail address; direct phone call from a member of the Jabil team; or direct e-mail with a e-mail address. Jabil does not request payments for interviews or at any other point during the hiring process. Jabil will not ask for your personal identifying information such as a social security number, birth certificate, financial institution, driver's license number or passport information over the phone or via e-mail. If you believe you are a victim of identity theft, contact the Federal Bureau of Investigations internet crime hotline (, the Federal Trade Commission identity theft hotline ( and/or your local police department. Any scam job listings should be reported to whatever website it was posted in.

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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