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Manufacturing Production Scheduler

 

Responsibilities

  • Converts monthly/weekly plans into daily line assignment schedules that manage constraints of manpower, equipment and optimizing costs
  • Based on these estimates, communicates production requirements to Personnel, Materials Manager, and Production Supervisors
  • Interact effectively with vendors, Process Teams and other teams in problem resolution, performance evaluation, and identification of improvement opportunities.
  • Process complaints to our vendors as necessary via the purchasing functionWork closely with the production supervisors for all scheduling activities.
  • Expedite vendor orders as required, establish priorities and maintains an adequate inventory of all items processed
  • Work closely with the production supervisors for all scheduling activities.
  • Where necessary, work with Finance, Production and Cycle Counting to reconcile variances.
  • Order materials in to insure supplies or deliveries can support schedule, OR adjust schedules due to Material Planning issues.
  • To assure the timely manufacture of all finished products through the scheduling of production so finished product is available to ship as needed.
  • Maintain MRP Scheduling System


Experience

  • B.A. or equivalent experience in Production/Warehousing related field.
  • Knowledge of factory operations preferably liquid blending and packaging operations
  • Excellent math and analytical skills
  • Excellent skills in computer application such as MS Office
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all employees and our corporate partners
  • Excellent presentation skills and the ability to respond to questions from groups of managers/employees
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include days, afternoons, midnights, and overtime