Exide Technologies

Master Planner

Requisition ID
Supply Chain/Logistics
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


This position is responsible for Master Production Planning, Capacity Planning and Order Promising for select key segments of Exide’s Industrial and Transportation business units. Assures optimal loading of plant capacity in support of key business objectives such as on-time delivery and finished goods inventory goals. This position reports directly to the Manager, Master Planning.


  • Develop a minimum 12 month rolling plant production plan based on forecasted and actual customer demand, considering macro/micro-capacity constraints and inventory targets. Make recommendations regarding significant increases/reductions in production.
  • Plan future capacity requirements and make recommendations when additional capacity is required.
  • Develop and issue SKU-level production orders to the plant.
  • Review customer orders (Industrial business segment) as they are received and apply achievable promise dates. 
  • Track and monitor production and customer orders to insure that demand is met on-time. Communicate with the plants, customer service and sales to resolve issues.
  • Communicate with Sales, Customer Service and Supply Chain regarding the status of customer orders, quoted lead-times and availability of supply meet future opportunities.
  • Actively participate in the Sales and Operations Planning process, identifying risk, opportunities and providing inputs regarding strategy and process improvements. 
  • Use Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to measure results and identify areas for improvement. 
  • Drive and proactively facilitate solutions, working cross-functionally with other teams as required and fostering a positive working environment. 


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education, Experience, Certification

  • Bachelor degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Management or related discipline.
  • 5-10 years planning, operations, supply chain or related experience.
  • CPIM (APICS) certification a plus.

Competencies, Skills, Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of supply chain planning, processes and systems.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. JDA and JD Edwards experience is beneficial.
  • Strong organization, time-management and communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong analytical skills. Ability to see the bigger picture while applying analytical solutions to complex issues. 
  • Ability to advance within the organization.
  • Demonstrates high integrity in the performance of job responsibilities.

EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical energy solutions—batteries and associated equipment and services for transportation and industrial markets. With 128 years of industry experience and operating in more than 80 countries, Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products that keep customers and their businesses powering forward. Leading car, truck and lift truck manufacturers trust Exide as an original equipment supplier, and Exide serves the transportation and industrial aftermarket through a comprehensive portfolio of products and services. The Company’s extensive sales, distribution and service network provides flexibility and quality for an exceptional customer experience.

At Exide Technologies, It All Starts Now. History and scale, combined with a start-up mentality, make Exide the faster, more nimble, more innovative, more digital, and more responsive alternative for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier. Exide is "the 128 Year Old Start-Up," and the Company is moving forward—bringing the energy of the “new Exide” to customers around the world.


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