Planner/Scheduler Job Description

Planner/Scheduler Job Description

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Planner/scheduler provides advice on all preventative, reactive and statutory maintenance for building compliance, health standards, electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic and fire systems and equipment for all buildings and facilities.

Planner/Scheduler Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provides SAP maintenance training to new employees
Assists with pre-qualification and evaluation of potential vendors
Draws/creates and/or selects graphic charts, working drawings, Solidworks models, illustrations, maps, , for publications/displays or similar projects
Prepare load report charts
Develop and maintain the pull system
Plans and prepares production schedules for fabrication, instillation, and repair of industrial process systems
Updates client through client accepted/ sponsored software
Analyzes production specifications and construction data and performs mathematical calculations to determine material, tools, and human resource requirements for the schedule
Plans and schedules workflow for each craft and operation according to previously established client sequences and lead times
Plans sequence of fabrication, assembly, installation, and other operations for guidance of construction workers

Planner/Scheduler Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Planner/Scheduler

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, PMP, PMI, MRPT, CSCP, CIRM, CAPM, SP, MFA

Education for Planner/Scheduler

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the planner/scheduler job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Technical, Engineering, Education, Business, Management, Associates, Construction Management, Construction, Manufacturing, Finance

Skills for Planner/Scheduler

Desired skills for planner/scheduler include:

SAP
Controls and robotics systems
Diverse MHS
CMMS use
Industrial mechanical and electrical systems and automation
Excel
PowerPoint
Word
Maximo
Facilities planning & scheduling

Desired experience for planner/scheduler includes:

Position is based in the individual's home office
Planner/Scheduler confers with Client & Company management to determine status of projects
May prepare company purchase orders to obtain materials, tools, and equipment
Reviews BEDIA and creates purchase orders for direct materials
Works closely with the Planner/Buyer if supply issues occur
Creates purchase orders for indirect supply materials

Planner/Scheduler Examples

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Planner/Scheduler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a planner/scheduler. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for planner/scheduler
  • Interfaces heavily with production management, materials group, and shop floor personnel
  • Work daily with Primavera P6 scheduling program to prepare engineering and procurement schedules for Rail Systems projects
  • Collaboratively conduct reviews with all internal and external stakeholders, to ensure plans are realistic and achievable
  • Defines and implements the procedure for obtaining shipment forecast from Marketing
  • Performs analysis on historical usage of products, defines and implements planning methods, safety stock, Min/Max policy and sourcing rules to yield higher inventory turns and increase supply chain flexibility
  • Monitors closely the supply and proactively proposes alternatives when needed
  • Assists NPI team in calculating the cost impact of engineering change as defined by the Engineering Change Notice (ECN) taking the impact on Excess and Obsolete into account
  • Owns the workflows in PIM for product sustaining
  • Coordinates with the New Product Introduction (NPI) department to bring new products into production
  • Creates/generates various department reports and metrics as needed
Qualifications for planner/scheduler
  • Associate’s degree (AA) from 2-year College or technical school in Engineering, Business Management or related field
  • 5 years experience with planning and scheduling of maintenance activities in a pharmaceutical or other regulated industry with adequate trade knowledge to set priorities, estimate labor hours and materials
  • Coordinates delivery dates daily for demand filter holds for the assigned product line
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field
  • Proficiency in Primavera scheduling products is a plus
  • Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of planner/scheduler. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for planner/scheduler
  • Maintains relationship with store room on the availability of parts
  • Works with reliability engineers to coordinate projects and submits written notifications for these projects
  • Utilizes Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) reports, graphs, and similar data to track performance of departmental and site metrics, manage work order backlog
  • Generates engineering change controls, maintenance plans, task lists and new equipment records
  • Manages and schedules activities such as inspections, instrument calibrations, and equipment preventive maintenance along with coordinating project workload
  • Prepares and maintains a weekly maintenance schedule
  • Plans all activities associated with planned plant outages under the direction of the area manager to provide for maximum use of available resources
  • Coordinates and documents the use of vendor services when contractor labor is required requesting quotes and generating needed purchase orders
  • Prepares detailed schedules in conjunction with the Project Manager, Team Leaders and Department Managers
  • Liaise with the Project Management team and Engineering to establish resource loading for scheduled activities prepare/analyze Manpower Loading Reports for all internal customers
Qualifications for planner/scheduler
  • Demonstrated experience with Earned Value Management methods is preferred
  • Pharmaceutical / BioTech manufacturing research facilities experience is preferred
  • Assist trades personnel as necessary to ensure they understand and execute all work orders as required within the CMMS process
  • Minimum of two years in Facility Operations required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering or Supply Chain Management
  • Experience with various production planning software (MRP/ERP) and recommendations for implementation
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a planner/scheduler. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for planner/scheduler
  • Verifies accuracy of daily transactions in SAP, production reporting systems, and yield reporting
  • Updates SOP, SAP material master and working with controller on costing of product ingredient changes
  • Transfer, scrap and block raw materials, packaging and finsished goods in SAP
  • Support the attitudes required within the team in meeting customer requirements/expectations, specifically in respect to handling enquiries, quotes, technical, administrative and commercial issues
  • Monitor project budgets and support the Project Manager and other department leads in the production of the monthly Job Cost Forecast
  • In conjunction with Operations and Program Management, will develop program plans and determine efficient and effective approaches to achieve assigned program objectives within the contractual requirements
  • Develops realistic, detailed production schedules
  • Compiles, maintains and analyzes reports of material inventory for raw material, work in progress and finished goods
  • Work with Operations Management to release manufacturing orders to the shop floor
  • Will schedule and plan work orders utilizing Infor XA ERP system
Qualifications for planner/scheduler
  • Bachelor’s Degree or year equivalent to more than 15+ years field experience
  • Primavera training
  • Excellent time management and project management abilities a must
  • Reviews Oracle plans and other reporting tools to assure timely responsiveness to changes in demand that trigger updated planning needs • Creates and releases Production Orders in support of above, with keen awareness to needed completion dates, component and capacity availability, and any other resource issues needed to support on-time delivery to internal and external customers
  • Maintain appropriate material and vendor master data and other systems as necessary
  • APICS CPIM or CSCP certification or equivalent • 3-5 years min experience in production planning or master scheduling
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a planner/scheduler. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for planner/scheduler
  • Call from SAP new PMs for current month
  • Meet goals for on time delivery and inventory turns
  • Provide a production plan for the purposes of planning raw material, labor requirements, and tank wagon scheduling
  • React to changes caused by customer/market emergencies, supplier/transportation problems, and equipment failures
  • Provide paperwork for production and refill tickets
  • Manage production capacity
  • Develop fully integrated Machinery, I&E and/or Fabrication cost estimates and work plans plus manpower loading to achieve the business objective
  • Develop job scope definition with proper sequencing of tasks require for job execution
  • Ensure planned activities are included in integrated work schedule through effective communication with Operations, Maintenance, Technical, and Turnaround Core Teams
  • Update work plans and estimates and report progress during work execution
Qualifications for planner/scheduler
  • Bachelor Degree in engineering, project management or similar is essential
  • A minimum of 15 years’ experience in forensic planning / scheduling / programme analysis
  • Professional qualifications such as
  • Candidates should possess strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills
  • A proven history in forensic planning type role is essential
  • Must be willing to work weekends or holidays as conditions require and provide other support as assigned
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of planner/scheduler. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for planner/scheduler
  • Executes master production plans developed by IPD Group (Inventory, Planning and Deployment) by setting daily and weekly production schedules
  • Makes arrangements to maintain inventory levels while facing logistical issues
  • Supports productivity initiatives by monitoring processes to deliver against key performance goals including Production, Inventory, Scrap, Cost, Plant Service Level, Cycle Time Interval and Schedule Attainment
  • Works closely OP&M TL to deliver customer service, productivity, and cost results and balance priorities
  • Adheres to operating budgets for variable and fixed overheads for the production planning and materials team
  • Ensures that all materials shipped and received are in compliance with corporate and government standards for quality, trace-ability, and bio-terrorism
  • Understand and ensure that all personnel comply with Hill’s policies, safety standards, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Food Safety
  • Plans and schedules workflow for specific operations according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead times
  • Collaborates with Production management to plan sequence of fabrication, assembly, and other manufacturing operations
  • Prepares routine inventory and production reports
Qualifications for planner/scheduler
  • Typically requires a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Management or a related discipline
  • Associate’s Degree in Business Administration or related field with minimum one (1) year of direct experience in production control or production planning required
  • Working knowledge of scheduling through an ERP system preferred
  • Experience with pull systems, PFEP, and lean manufacturing preferred
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills to work with peers and supervision
  • Candidates must have a minimum of five years experience as a Maintenance Planner, Maintenance Engineer or Maintenance Supervisor in the metals industry

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