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Cummins Inc. Planeador de Producción Asociado in Juarez, Mexico

Planeador de Producción Asociado


Under minimal supervision and in accordance with Cummins Delegation of Authority Policy, plans and establishes production schedules to meet customer demand. Develops production schedules in accordance with sales forecast, plant and employee capacity, and new business opportunities. Works to align and optimize raw material (RM) stocking strategies with Material Planners, Work In Process (WIP) with Operations, and Finished Goods (FG) stocking strategies with Materials and Customer Service.

Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE)

Reports any work-related injury, illness, incident or hazard.

Complies with HSE standards, policies, procedures & regulations.

Engages in HSE training.


Follows applicable standard work, process documentation, and quality procedures.

Performs quality checks on master data (bill-of-material, work center & capabilities, etc.) taking action to support Plan for Every Part (PFEP).

Works with Quality to disposition non-conforming material in a timely manner.


Supports the creation of a capable (realistic and aligned) daily, weekly, or monthly production schedule for designated products or lines.

Manages change to the production schedule inside the time fence (emergency and trading zones) obtaining required pre-approval.

Understands risks (downtime, material shortage, etc.) and minimizes impact on the production schedule.

Analyzes data to identify problematic areas (bottlenecks, routings, kitting, Kan ban, etc.) and suggests improvements.

Takes ownership and accountability for the delivery of a production schedule that supports end Customer needs.

Demonstrates the target level of proficiency in core competencies.

Remains flexible and performs other miscellaneous duties, as required, to meet business goals.


Communicates effectively within the assigned team and with all support teams.

Completes training and personal development in line with business requirements and career goals.

Drives accountability with cross-functional team members in Logistics and Operations to report on Schedule Attainment.

Participates in improvement (quality, safety, process, material flow, etc.) projects.



Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

Detailed Capacity Planning - Converts and translates the Master Production Schedule into detailed resource requirements resulting in optimized internal capacity utilization and identified constraints; negotiates changes to the schedule or available resources when demand exceeds demonstrated or installed capacity with a focus on meeting Available-to-Promise (ATP) dates; considers different options such as overtime, adding a shift or headcount, etc. to increase capacity during periods of constraint.

Master Supply Scheduling - Establishes and maintains a valid Master Production Schedule for a family of products, which meets customer’s expectations and requirements while maximizing operational efficiency; validates procurement scheduling, production scheduling, and replenishment planning are aligned to manufacturing and assembly assets for conversion.

Materials KPI Management - Operates in relation to recent or historical outputs as compared to expectations of the organization to determine next steps to drive improvement; assesses gaps to the supply chain performance against the expectation of achieving target deliverables; interprets KPIs to understand end-customer impact; strategically balances trade-offs to influence one KPI while minimizing the impact to others.

​Materials Planning System Utilization - Uses the materials planning system to manage supply and demand plans taking long-term corrective action on exception messages and other alerts based on root cause analysis; occasionally refers to adhoc tools such as Excel, Access, TOAD, OMS, etc. in performing problem solving, while leveraging the materials planning system as the primary tool in day-to-day operations.

​Part Change Control Management - Evaluates and implements engineering change request (obsolescence, supersessions, new part release, etc.) to meet customer delivery requirements while minimizing excess and obsolete inventory.

​Plan for Every Part (PFEP) - Uses PFEP in planning, designing, and management of systems and processes within a facility to ensure delivery of right part at the right time in the right quantity to the right place, which in turn guarantees smooth operations; applies PFEP principles on the end to end supply chain with particular attention to the relationships between master data management, materials planning parameters, engineered material flows, transport management, and warehouse management.

Rough Cut Capacity Planning (RCCP) - Converts the Demand Plan and Master Supply Plan into critical resource (labor, machine, and materials) requirements resulting in negotiations and/or changes to the plan or available resources to balance supply and demand; focuses on longer term resource planning, not detailed.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations.

College, University or equivalent degree in Business, Engineering, or related field preferred.

This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


Requires significant relevant work experience or specialized skills obtained through education, training, or on-the-job experience in an equivalent field such as materials planning, production scheduling, manufacturing, or inventory control.

  • Studding last semester of a bachelor degree or just graduated.

  • Advance in English (Speaking and writing)

  • Good communication and leadership skills

  • Responsible, proactive, organized, sense of urgency

  • Results oriented

  • Team work oriented and able to work under pressure


Primary Location Mexico-Chihuahua-Ciudad Juárez-Mexico, Juarez, Fuel Systems Business

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Jun 10, 2021, 9:23:37 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210002PO