Scheduler Production Job Description

Scheduler Production Job Description

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Scheduler production provides input to the Lean Supply Chain Pillar in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-out.

Scheduler Production Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintain SAP data accuracy for manufactured materials (BOM, Routings, Material Groups)
To ensure accurate system data, follow standard work processes to ensure both SAP and MRP health are maintained
Administering daily SAP checks ensuring MRP health
Responsible for issuing an inclusive production plan which accounts for planned Preventative Maintenance, any NPI trials within the production stream and any prioritization of products against meeting stock target levels
Planner on up to date capacity parameters, accounting for sustainable OEE figures
Developing schedules for each prime product configuration, attachments and related products
Allocating product in short supply based on margin, forecasts, large project requirements, special customers, Providing subject matter expertise to project teams addressing supply constraints, performing impact analysis and data
Analyze customer release requirements— accounting for inventory on hand, production process time run-outs, department-based obligations, — to release daily production schedules on an as-needed basis for distribution to all applicable departments
Act as the key point of contact for all functional areas in order to obtain critical planning information required to update and progress operations plans Validation, maintenance, engineering
Sequence production lines to produce new equipment, modernization and construction order components

Scheduler Production Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Scheduler Production

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, CSCP, APIC, PMP, ASCM, CIRM, APEX, FDA

Education for Scheduler Production

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the scheduler production job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Business, Education, Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Technical, Associates, Business/Administration, Management, Industrial Engineering

Skills for Scheduler Production

Desired skills for scheduler production include:

Excel
Key customers
Markets
Products in area of responsibility
SAP
Commonly-used concepts
Excel and Outlook experience
Inventory control methods
LEAN Manufacturing
Microsoft Project

Desired experience for scheduler production includes:

Establish daily/weekly production schedules to meet customer dates
Process customers’ expedite requests in MTS and JDE by rescheduling and re-sequencing as necessary and by working with Materials to ensure availability of parts
Monitor Sequence 1 orders daily in MTS to facilitate a clean factory schedule
Monitor daily line performance and update production team on the need adjust work schedule as needed to ensure schedule attainment
Work with production and transformation teams to phase legacy lines into new scheduling process
Troubleshoot systems and process issues to maintain schedule timeliness

Scheduler Production Examples

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Scheduler Production Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a scheduler production. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for scheduler production
  • Manage monthly S&OP based on timeline, hold monthly demand review meeting, monthly S&OP meeting
  • Initiate the long-term and short-term capacity analysis between the customer demand and our own production capacity, and informs relative departments
  • Generate monthly & weekly master production schedule per value stream
  • Hold meeting review weekly production schedule with related departments
  • Issue work order to production
  • Follow up the execution situation of above production plan, find out deviations and respond to unexpected events or demands
  • Support engineer on NPI project transfer and ramp up plan, resolve engineering change problems
  • Executes plan developed by Master Scheduler
  • Evaluates/analyzes, approves and applies complex planning messages generated from the planning system based on a master production schedule, shop load, and inventory requirements
  • Identifies raw material and component requirements for production schedules
Qualifications for scheduler production
  • Manually releases Production IDs and rework PIDs as needed
  • Maintains due dates, component lists and operation lists on Production ID's
  • Analyzes inventory usage, scrap, yield and coordinates any appropriate action
  • Participates/leads Dispatch/Production status meetings and schedule recovery planning
  • Plant resource for planning activities (subject matter expert)
  • Drives change to improve business processes
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Scheduler Production Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a scheduler production. 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 scheduler production
  • Identify and close safety issues (suggestions, inspection and investigation findings) and their corrective actions
  • Understand and adhere to current quality and control policies
  • Attendance on the job is essential
  • Examine documents, materials, and products, and monitor work processes, in order to assess completeness, accuracy, and conformance to standards and specifications Review documents such as production schedules, work orders, and staffing tables to determine personnel and material requirements and material priorities
  • Revise production schedules when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions, collaborating with management, marketing, sales and production
  • Confer with establishment personnel, vendors, and customers to coordinate production and shipping activities to resolve complaints and/or eliminate delays
  • Record production data, including volume produced, consumption of raw materials, and quality control measures
  • Compile information, such as production rates and progress, materials inventories, materials used and customer information
  • Distribute production schedules and work orders to plant departments
  • Plan production commitments and timetables for business units, specific programs, and/or jobs using sales forecasts
Qualifications for scheduler production
  • Establish and prepare product construction directions and locations, and information on required tools, material and equipment, workers needed and cost projections
  • Compile and prepare documentation related to production sequences, transportation, personnel schedules, purchasing, maintenance and repair orders
  • Provide documentation and information to account for delays, difficulties, and changes to cost estimates
  • Execution of alternative scheduling methodologies where necessary
  • Identification and mitigation of stock at risk and working with key support functions in processing any inventory write off requests
  • Determines material requirements to prepare the production schedule
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Scheduler Production Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of scheduler production. 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 scheduler production
  • Maintain and execute planning and scheduling within SAP (maintain and create material masters, work centers, routings
  • Draw up master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasets or customer orders
  • Confer with department supervisors to determine status of assigned projects
  • Expedite operations that delay schedules and alter schedules to meet unforeseen conditions
  • Prepare and distributing the finite/weekly production schedule, along with reporting out deviations to the schedule and communicating out those changes to the appropriate teams
  • Responsible for reporting out key customer information / ordering patterns for large volume customers
  • Responsible for reviewing and managing the reduction of Slow Moving and Obsolete Goods (SMOG) for the plant
  • Ensuring parts and materials are in stock when needed
  • Planning and scheduling multi-level assemblies
  • Managing inventory and reporting
Qualifications for scheduler production
  • Monitor and change WO's and communicate all changes to the Production Floor
  • Work closely with Customer Response in understanding new orders and negotiating lead-times
  • Establish a published production schedule ideally for the coming week through collaboration with Purchasing
  • Generate daily production schedules and balance hours as needed
  • Track all production & status of incomplete WO's
  • Monitor and fulfill all production backorders
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Scheduler Production Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a scheduler production. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for scheduler production
  • Ensure that shipments made are routed to the correct destination, the creation and maintenance of Sales Orders if that duty is placed on the Planner
  • Manage the Deviation/ECN/Purge processes
  • Understand all product production flow
  • Maintain handbook on position by workcell
  • Continuous coordination and follow up with the workcell team
  • Prepares production reports on plant activity
  • Daily review with Order Management and Material Planning of scheduled customer orders and pro-actively work issues
  • Track the OTTR (on-time-to-request) delivery performance metric weekly and analyze the root causes of issues arising
  • This position reviews shortages, prioritises orders in line with the customer requirements and works closely with the sourcing team to highlight parts supply issues for focused attention
  • Identifying root cause failure modes for future improvement opportunities
Qualifications for scheduler production
  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma qualification is preferred
  • APICS certification, Inventory Control, and experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree – economic or technical
  • Experience in a similar position will be an advantage
  • Communication and organizing skills
  • A minimum of 3 (three) years of experience in the supply chain field or related field
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Scheduler Production Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of scheduler production. 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 production
  • Monitor inventory transactions to assure material is being processed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Work with purchasing on optimum vender sourcing, new material contracts
  • To establish Wrapping Materials Requirements for the Zambia Operations, maintenance of MRP data integrity and inventory control parameters and review action messages to ensure stability of the Production schedule ensuring that it optimizes Capacity and Resources inputs (WMs and CRT)
  • Continuously improve customer satisfaction for assigned work centers through consistently meeting customer demand targets, inventory levels, and raw material planning
  • Identify complex problems, review related information to develop and evaluate options with intent to implement solutions
  • Create positive relationships with team members
  • Support global effort to cleanse ERP data
  • Have the ability to learn and schedule entire plant in a complex/fast paced environment
  • Electronic scanning of company records
  • May learn additional skills in processing departments to help with priority orders
Qualifications for scheduler production
  • Knowledge of fundamental Supply Chain Planning principles, specifically those applied to production scheduling
  • Minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience in scheduling, materials management, or manufacturing preferred
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing policies and production control process
  • Background in supply chain, inventory management, purchasing or logistics is a plus
  • Experience in a Lean environment - World Class Manufacturing, Lean principles, is preferred
  • Understand all areas of manufacturing processes used – print, packaging, assembly and digital print

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