Our client, a manufacturing company here in the Grand Rapids area, is looking for a Production Scheduler to join their team.
Monitors production schedules to establish operational sequence and lead time requirements needed to meet shipping dates driven by sales forecasts and customer orders.
Works with department supervisors to determine status of production plan, build schedules and other assigned projects.
Works closely with purchasing department personnel to address any issues that may impact the supply of material.
Ensure sufficient components part inventory levels are available to comply with production schedules provided to manufacturing and finished goods inventory levels to meet customer demands without exceeding inventory goals
Daily check of delivery schedules to monitor and review daily component part inventories focusing on maintaining adequate inventory levels and confirm with inventory control that the stock of leftover parts from previous projects is accurate
Construction and maintenance of daily tactical plan
Follow up of approved delivery dates to ensure that it matches the master plan and release jobs according to the master plan
Maintain good communication between Planning and Manufacturing and other affiliated groups regarding customer demand changes, material supply issues and other pertinent information that may affect our business operation
Audit open jobs for issues, i.E. Missing operations, missing material, etc.
Follow up of MRB issues, to ensure timely closure
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor' s degree preferred or 7+ years of applicable experience
3+ years of production planning/scheduling experience