Scheduler / Planner Job Description

Scheduler / Planner Job Description

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Scheduler / planner provides complex logistics and scheduling related technical support and effectively manages the project schedule s to assigned internal client groups for major projects planning, development, procurement, construction and maintenance activities.

Scheduler / Planner Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Monitors real-time forecast consumption, taking corrective action to optimize supply and minimize excess inventory in coordination with Purchasing and Production Planning
In an accurate and timely manner produce project packets, shop packets, pick lists, production schedules, manufacturing orders, manufacturing requests, purchasing requisitions and daily action sheets
Review quality of submissions
Develop and maintain standard workflow process and provide a one month look-ahead Preventive Maintenance (PM) schedule to the team weekly
Create a specific Master Production Plan for all production activities within the plant
Generate monthly sales forecast within the department(s) of responsibility based on Oracle generated Backlog
Attend to Master’s requirements as per the C/P Agreement (Crew change, stevedore damage, repairs, claims)
Responsible for effective execution of proactive maintenance work processes
Reviews work to be performed and determine the best way to accomplish the task
Responsible for planning, scheduling, preparing and executing production order details

Scheduler / Planner Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Scheduler / Planner

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

Education for Scheduler / Planner

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the scheduler / planner 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 Scheduler / Planner

Desired skills for scheduler / planner include:

Microsoft Office products
Computer Maintenance Management System
Purchasing
Critical Path Methods
Principles and concepts of lean manufacturing used for achieving business results
Procurement and shipment processes
AKWIRE and Microsoft Project are
Distribution construction
Distribution maintenance
Testing

Desired experience for scheduler / planner includes:

Distribute preventive and reactive maintenance work orders
Must have communications / people skills to work with trades personnel, client business managers, property managers and financial teams
Able to review posted analytics reports to determine regional and individual tradesperson work order performance
Monitor work order status to ensure work orders are completed within SLA requirements
Monitor all material purchase orders and ensure supplier is completing orders within SLA requirements
Ensure all work orders are being completed correctly with emphasis on proper asset codes and business unit cost centers

Scheduler / Planner Examples

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Scheduler / Planner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of scheduler / planner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for scheduler / planner
  • Process customer expedite requests by working with Purchasing and Production to determine best delivery date based on parts and labor
  • Interact and communicate with hourly workers, production supervisors, purchasing, shipping, receiving, accounting, sales correspondents, technical/engineering, inventory control, and maintenance
  • Provides guidance and training to co-workers as required
  • Performs special projects as required by management
  • Strategically plan job with detail (hours, parts, tools, steps, to compete job)
  • Performs CMMS gatekeeping and determines total scope and priority of work to be performed
  • Promptly examines the job to be done and determines the best way to accomplish the work with guidance from the area subject matter expert
  • Estimates job requirements including number/type of technicians to be assigned the number of man hours per task
  • Meets daily with area supervisors or designees to develop the next day’s schedule, review the status of scheduled work orders, and discuss new, incoming work orders
  • Meets weekly with operations planner to set schedules for the coming week
Qualifications for scheduler / planner
  • And/or training preferred
  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree, Economics, Business Studies/Administration/Management, Commerce or equivalent
  • Preferable 2 year(s) of working experience in planning is required for this position
  • Strong computer and mathematical skills
  • Five plus years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Three plus years of MRP system experience preferred
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Scheduler / Planner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a scheduler / planner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for scheduler / planner
  • You will develop and maintain accurate project schedules update and monitor progress
  • Lead the development of a cross PMW (120/130/150/160/170/760/790) Aegis Ashore platform, similar to SCN DDG baseline (DDG 113AF)
  • Responsible for orchestrating program development, procurement, integration and installation strategies
  • Manage costs and coordinate Aegis Ashore SOW submissions from the product codes
  • Develop and manage Aegis Ashore C4I installation and checkout schedule in an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) format
  • Track and maintain Information Assurance (I/A) status of all systems requiring an ATO/IATO PIT
  • Host and orchestrate cross PMW support for Aegis Ashore program reviews
  • Routine, short-notice CONUS and OCONUS travel associated with the above responsibilities
  • Generates weekly and monthly reports in relation to schedules, shipments
  • Analyses production specifications and construction data and performs mathematical calculations to determine material, tools, and human resource requirements for the schedule
Qualifications for scheduler / planner
  • Personality - hands-on, accountable, precise, process-focused, flexible, resilient, good logical thinker and has a global overview
  • Multi-tasker, able to handle complexity, risk-taker, fast in actions
  • Strong PC literate - MS Office - especially Excel
  • At least a degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Between 3 to 5 years’ experience in Project Planning for Infrastructure Projects (i.e Railway/Underground Projects) using Primavera P6
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Project and Microsoft office suite (Excel & Power Point)
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Scheduler / Planner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of scheduler / planner. 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 scheduler / planner
  • Work with Customer Service and Program Management to determine lead times and ensure project delivery dates are met
  • Facilitate and lead interactive project planning sessions with full project team
  • Develop, coordinate and maintain multiple project schedules
  • Analyze schedule information and provide project teams with recommended corrective action to ensure projects meet required MC dates
  • Activity Duration Estimating, CPM and Baseline analysis and Earned Value
  • Provide reporting as required and represent project controls within the project management team
  • Participate in weekly and monthly meetings to ensure project changes and variances are addressed
  • Review and analyze the demand of customers
  • Manage the inventory of intermediates and stock items
  • Develop and maintain a schedule for production cells
Qualifications for scheduler / planner
  • A history of delivering delay analysis commissions including schedule analysis and report writing
  • Experience of working in the Middle East region is desirable
  • Strong skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Primavera P6, other scheduling software such as Microsoft Project
  • Working knowledge of Primavera P6, & Microsoft portfolio of applications including Microsoft Project, Excel, Access and Word
  • Knowledge of Oracle ERP preferred
  • Knowledgeable in the areas of basic electrical & mechanical processes & troubleshooting
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Scheduler / Planner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a scheduler / planner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for scheduler / planner
  • Utilize the Turnaround database and Turnaround planning documentation
  • Establish resource loaded schedules for unit outages using applicable scheduling tools
  • Establish resource loaded block schedules for Routine Maintenance scope using the applicable scheduling tool
  • Interface with Operators, Technical, Maintenance, Construction Contractors, and Management to complete projects Incident and Injury free, on time and on budget
  • Procure materials and/or outside services through the Material Requisition process and/or Service Order process
  • Ensure refinery and HES standards are integrated into job plans and estimates
  • Track the physical progress of executed field work relative to baselines and provide reports to Management as required
  • Track and report the actual job spend relative to the planned job spend
  • Define and quantify additional job scope via formal scope growth / change management process
  • Support the applicable planning / execution work process for assignment area (IMPACT, Routine Work Control / Centralized Maintenance, Control Maintenance Project / RPT, IMPACT for Tanks)
Qualifications for scheduler / planner
  • This position will be located in a manufacturing environment with exposure in factory areas as required
  • Travel may be required up to 5% of the time or less, based on business conditions
  • Manitowoc Cranes is recognized globally as one of the premier innovators and manufacturers of crawler cranes, tower cranes, and mobile cranes for the heavy construction industry
  • 5 years pipeline experience in operations and maintenance activities, or CMMS
  • Proficient development and implementation of resource Scheduling tools
  • TAR planning experience
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Scheduler / Planner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of scheduler / planner. 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 scheduler / planner
  • Prepares materials and supplies purchase orders, analyzes quotes and expedites deliveries and shipments
  • Obtains materials from suppliers at the lowest cost consistent with quality standards, reliability of source, and considering the urgency of needs for the materials
  • Processes change orders, notifies vendors of material and quantity requirement revisions, contacts vendors regarding rate adjustments and to resolve materials issues
  • Compile the baseline schedule then track the schedule and make necessary changes to schedule as required
  • Provide contract administration including but not limited to tender documentation, request for proposal, addendums, bid opening, evaluation, awards, meetings, change management, financial reporting and closeout
  • Report Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) as required to the owner / EPCM
  • Make schedule forecasts to foresee problem areas on the schedule and notify management when these situations arise especially when they affect the critical path
  • Communicate with senior management in accordance with the limits of authority
  • Track actual costs of the construction activities and compare them to the budgeted costs for each work section and report accordingly
  • Compare percentage completion to date and costs for each work section to predict potential cost over runs and/or under runs as applicable
Qualifications for scheduler / planner
  • Must possess a High School diploma or GED, Associate’s Degree with technical area specific background and expertise
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or related curriculum
  • 5-7 years of experience in a JDE Planning environment
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft suite of software, Excel, Word & Project
  • Experienced in scheduling programs
  • Experience utilizing CMMS

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