Planning Scheduler Job Description

Planning Scheduler Job Description

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Planning scheduler provides scheduling inputs to support program documentation such as Acquisition Strategy Reports, Acquisition Program Baselines (APB), and Acquisition Decision Memorandums (ADM), for Milestone Decision Reviews (MDRs) and program reviews.

Planning Scheduler Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provide creative solutions to maintain service levels and ensure offline activity/investment time is delivered for your specific area of the business
Highlight under/over resourcing and make recommendations to manage and mitigate costs and risks to service levels
Implement shift reviews and feed attrition information into Resource Planning team
Feed into reporting and analysis teams to ensure accurate reporting of all areas of responsibility
Ensure the parameters within the WFM software accurately reflect the agreed policies and procedures with regard to Employment contracts and legislation, holiday entitlement and ‘blocked’ days, overtime conditions Implement preferences and swaps in line with agreed procedures
Monitors and forecasts progress of activities in contractors’ work schedules
Develops and implements plan versus actual progress curves
Assist in supporting Interiors MRP improvement initiatives testing and modification efforts Business Warehouse activities
Must adhere to all EH & S regulations and policies attend required training courses related to EH &
Drive value through optimum usage of regional contractor resources for miscellaneous activities

Planning Scheduler Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Planning Scheduler

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, PMP, SWP, CSCP, CPIM

Education for Planning Scheduler

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the planning scheduler job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, Business/Management, Computer Science, Mathematics, Finance, Business, Business/Administration, Education, Engineering

Skills for Planning Scheduler

Desired skills for planning scheduler include:

SAP
Army Staff procedures and DoD Acquisition Regulations and Instructions
Call center operations and scheduling
Advanced planning of recurring services and schedule availability for unplanned demand
Company’s branch service department as it relates to resources
Company’s operating systems
Territory structure
Co-worker assignments to fulfill position duties and responsibilities when
Federal Acquisition Regulations

Desired experience for planning scheduler includes:

Identify & validate the critical path, run performance and health check metrics
Conduct trend analysis and report data, late start/finish, forecast dates impacts, manage program schedule margin, and changes to critical path(s)
Monitor the Program IMS to ensure the IPT Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) supports the Programs execution Plan & ensures cost/schedule integration
Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Industrial Engineering, Finance, Operations Management, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field
1 year of project scheduling experience using Microsoft Project or other related scheduling tool
Experience using MS Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Planning Scheduler Examples

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Planning Scheduler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of planning 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 planning scheduler
  • Administer all requests for R&DE space and maintain database accordingly
  • Coordinate substantial project initiatives with summer conferences, operations, and other schedules
  • Liaise with campus partners to support project document management initiatives
  • Creates/manages integration schedules and oversees long range plans for multiple task orders
  • Reporting/tracking responsibilities
  • Review completed work activities for quality and performance
  • Perform Outage Manager responsibilities when assigned
  • Create and maintain Deployment Plans (field employee vacation scheduling and changes, time off, meetings, training, weekend duty, holiday duty, ) for all areas days/weeks/months out
  • Utilizing designated software, oversees resources availability and capacity to ensure optimum production and customer satisfaction
  • Schedules meeting and events in rooms across the university
Qualifications for planning scheduler
  • 4 years of experience using experience using MS Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Industrial Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Operations Management, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field
  • 3 years project scheduling experience and advanced scheduling skills in Microsoft Project or other related scheduling tools
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Project or other scheduling software
  • Use of Microsoft Project Server desirable
  • 3 or more years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment
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Planning Scheduler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a planning 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 planning scheduler
  • Assists Conference and Event Services in scheduling events in the student union
  • Coordinates university calendars and analyzes utilization of the schedulable rooms
  • Coordinates and implements scheduling standards and policies
  • Performs system configuration and data entry
  • Coordinates and collaborates with IT administrators and associated vendors
  • May train and support end-users in various colleges and departments
  • Coordinates the preparation of daily and monthly production reports, spoilage, and sales data for plant distribution and group office use
  • Schedules production of necessary metal products to fulfill customer requirements while maintaining proper inventory levels and shipping schedules
  • Coordinates product physical inventory and reconciliation in-plant and at customer and remote warehouse locations
  • Assures customer product requirements, product availability, and shipments
Qualifications for planning scheduler
  • Current, active US Secret level security clearance is required
  • 5 years experience with MS Project including 2 years with MS Project 2010 or later and 2 years with Project Server
  • Demonstrated understanding of Active vs Inactive tasks
  • Demonstrated understanding of Auto Scheduled vs Manually Scheduled tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and use formulas and look up tables in MS Project fields
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and use schedule quality control tools or to use commercial tools
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Planning Scheduler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of planning 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 planning scheduler
  • May verify the accuracy of warehousing invoices
  • Ensure the effective planning and scheduling of all production lines
  • Manage inventory of finished goods, wip and raw materials to ensure adequate stock to support production schedules and customer orders
  • Plan raw material requirements using mrp as appropriate
  • Create and generate reports and performance analyses including out-of-stock, days of supply, aging inventories and other analyses to facilitate cost, working capital and service improvements
  • Determine inventory management strategies, inventory management and control processes and lead the work to minimize material obsolescence and purge obsolete inventory from the system
  • Analyze and report production schedule adherence, customer service performance (OTIF), other appropriate supply chain performance metrics
  • Utilize planning meetings and tools to ensure appropriate communication to all internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure all inventories are accurate and reconciled
  • Responsible for Safety awareness, training and ergonomic practices in the Office area
Qualifications for planning scheduler
  • This job requires a current, active Top Secret Clearance with polygraph
  • Demonstrated ability in scheduling activities within Primavera applications, preferably P6
  • Significant plant maintenance experience, preferably in both maintenance and planning
  • Diverse experience with other utilities, construction, or other industries beneficial
  • Ability to apply sound judgment to personnel and technical issues
  • Strong computer skills and expertise in usage of Excel, Access, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Project
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Planning Scheduler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of planning 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 planning scheduler
  • Prepare “hot” list for Coater, Dyeing, Re-inspect, QC, and First Inspection daily for orders that must be expedited through the manufacturing and QC processes
  • Responsible for developing proposal plans and schedules, develop the baseline execution schedules, maintain the in-work schedules and perform critical path analysis and what-if planning in conjunction with the program managers
  • Participate all aspects of IP&S activities for the programs assigned to their team
  • Execute the following roles to provide actionable, value added products to their customers
  • Work as a professional engineer within the company
  • In a vaccine bulk production building, in the technical service after sales, the manager shutdown will have as a role the management of the shutdown and the effective planning of the whole of the maintenance actions
  • He in the short and long term ensures the coordination of the interventions and interactions between maintenance, the validation, engineering, the shared Services, laboratories central C&M and the production
  • Lead meetings of preparation and execution of the shutdown with the all the stakeholders
  • Identifies and discusses the items blocking with the teams
  • By his action, he guarantees the good execution of the obligatory interventions in respect of the estimated timing by guaranteeing the absence of impact and the optimization of production capacities
Qualifications for planning scheduler
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Industrial Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Operations Management, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field with 6 years' professional related experience -OR - a Master's degree with 4 years of professional related experience
  • Understanding of scheduling "best practices" per PMI or ANSI
  • Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to inspire and guide individuals (peers and superiors) toward goal achievement
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working in a call center environment or similar environment required, with 1 year of Workforce Management experience preferred
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Project and Excel (VBA/Macros/Formulas)
  • Capable of working independently in a high paced integration environment
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Planning Scheduler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a planning scheduler. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for planning scheduler
  • He is in charge of the initial review of the orders of work entering, including the identification of the range and the analysis of the degree of necessary planning
  • He carries out examinations on the floor in order to identify and document the necessary ones, the possible hazards related to the realization of work
  • He coordinates and communicates clearly on the critical stages of the process with the technical managers, the persons in charge of production, quality responsible and the technicians
  • He measures and documents the respect of planning every week
  • He studies new means of improving it, in particular by optimizing the use of the resources and the coordination of the production activities (LOTTO, Decontamination, Cleaning…)
  • He takes part in the stops programmed by managing the identification and the control of the planning range
  • Ensure appropriate raw material ordering and receiving in a cost efficient
  • Coordinate overall Pilot Plant calendar, including batch records, support documentation, cleaning schedule, maintenance downtime, and meetings
  • Work with Product Development Scientists to schedule Pilot Plant trials
  • Work with/direct Pilot Plant Operators to satisfy schedule
Qualifications for planning scheduler
  • 5 years or more years of MRP/PC operations
  • Ensure major Projects and Programs Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material and manufacturing
  • Current approved SSBI (Single Scope Background Investigation) is required in order to start
  • Current, active Top Secret/SCI clearance with Polygraph
  • Current, active Secret level security clearance is required
  • 2 years of professional experience in scheduling events and/or meetings

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