Materials/Production Planner 

LOCATION: Huntington / Indiana (US-IN), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 1863 


Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!



Position is responsible for the on time delivery of assigned components or assemblies to meet customer delivery expectations. Responsible to assimilate and analyze data to solve complex systematic issues.. Duties are performed with minimum instructions only, with a minimum of supervision.  Follow up is not required. 


Essential Functions:

  • Serve as a back for all planners
  • Provide input to ensure the accuracy of workflow completions
  • Provide best practice solutions for RRPEVAL issues
  • Establish guidelines for system parameter accuracy
  • Lead Supplier escalations
  • Lead freight cost and inventory reduction projects
  • Manage supplier/part transitions/launches
  • Approve appropriate safety stock settings
  • Create and or modify BW reports
  • Lead CD Projects and mentor Planner II 
  • Mentoring new team members
  • Training new team members
  • Lead team meeting and/or power bases and problem solving
  • Planning of production orders to meet customer delivery expectations


  • Strong analytical/computer/organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills; presentation/written/oral
  • Work well in team environment
  • Strong production planning skills 
  • Ability to Lead in a team environment
  • Strong knowledge of SAP/Microsoft Office Applications
  • Green Belt Certification


  • 5-7 years of planning or related experience required. 
  • Experience with SAP required 
  • Strong computer skills required.
  • Data assimilation skills preferred(data gathering and report writing) 



  • Assciates Degree or Bachelor's degree required in lieu of experience

What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Health Center
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:


Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne