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Production Planner

Date: Oct 22, 2021

Location: Prattville, AL, US

Company: James Hardie

James Hardie Production Planner - Play an essential role in fueling James Hardie’s success


At James Hardie, our people and culture are what makes us America’s #1 Brand of Siding and Backerboard. Our people relentlessly search for smarter ideas; we are driven to be the best and driven to protect the dream we started over 30 years ago. We do this through innovation, commitment, and believing in sustainability. You can see it on over 8 million homes.


About the Position:

  • You will be responsible for facilitating scheduling, production sequencing, inventory control, plant capacity management and warehouse organization
  • Create and rework a repetitive master schedule designed to hit key customer service, freight and manufacturing cost goals through optimizing labor and machine constraints
  • You will work closely with Central Logistics and across all plant functions to ensure that the plant can optimally service customer demand while minimizing manufacturing costs
  • Spearheading key projects that have a direct impact on the success of our Supply Chain network



Education/Expectations Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, or Operations preferred
  • Internship/co-op in supply chain or Manufacturing preferred


About the company:

James Hardie is the global leader in fiber cement technology, and has been furthering our innovative, entrepreneurial legacy around the world for more than 125 years. We invented fiber cement siding products in the early 1980s as a durable, lower-maintenance alternative to wood and vinyl. Its products combine innovation and versatility to offer a variety of design possibilities, matched with specific performance attributes relative to the climate where the product is being used. Currently installed on more than 8 million homes in North America, James Hardie has earned a favorable reputation within the industry and has been selected for use in some of the country's most prestigious projects.


Innovation is vital to maintaining our product leadership position in the fiber-cement industry. Consequently, we invest heavily in research and development, with a special emphasis on product quality and production efficiency to develop durable and low maintenance siding products and Backerboard.


Today, James Hardie Inc. operates in markets around the world, with manufacturing operations in the United States, Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines. The businesses employ over 5,000 people who generate revenue of more than $2 billion a year.



Nearest Major Market: Montgomery

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