Production Scheduler

Manufacturing, MRP, Lean methodology, Lean Six Sigma, Kanban, Data entry, ERP, Analytics, Reporting, Production scheduling, Production planning, Scheduling, Research, Microsoft PowerPoint, ROOT, Purchasing, Process improvement, Inventory, Pivot table, APICS, Finance, Production, Microsoft Excel
Contract W2, 12 Months
Depends on Experience

Job Description

**Key Points:
* 3-5mo assignment -extension and/or conversion possible for some openings if worker performs well and is the right fit
* Worker will need to complete a lot of research in computer systems and gather information from other departments/teams
* Finance background preferred * Analytics background will be successful in position (not data entry)
* Intermediate Excel Skills (collect data and complete pivot tables)
* Communication skills with cross function teams

The Production Scheduler will perform scheduling functions to support customer orders requirements and execute site level builds goals, balancing production capacity.
Act as a liaison between manufacturing, materials and customer service functions.
Investigate root cause and develop/implement process improvements to ensure adherence to agreed production schedule.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities: (Describe benchmark key responsibilities in concise, comprehensive statements.)
* Schedules production based on the ERP system using various shop floor systems.
Schedules based on MRP orders, configured customer orders and/or Kanban requirements to satisfy the production plan and customer schedules.
* Coordinates with factory supervision, highlight gaps in available manpower.
* Update schedules and manufacturing orders based on customer order changes.
Changes include cancellation, expedite, changed specifications or changed dates.
* Maintain manufacturing orders with correct dates and status, missed component issues including post deduct errors.
* Monitor and release customer orders in scheduling software based on material availability communicated by purchasing team.
* Communicate potential part shortages to purchasing and factory teams. Update on time information in designated reporting tool.
* Maintain material movement request to support manufacturing orders including material requests, material moves, pick requests, etc.
* Release components with local warehouses based on established guidelines. This includes approve requisitions from suppliers with blanket agreements or transfers from Xylem owner warehouses.
* Manage outside processing orders.
* Assist inventory analyst and internal logistic functions to reconcile inventory discrepancies.
* Participates in various lean activities including Kaizen Events and 5-S teams.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification: (Minimal education & experience, essential skills & abilities and required license/certification to perform this job.)
* High school graduate / College preferable. Min 5years manufacturing planning / scheduling experience required
* Need Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Power Point; Lean Six Sigma training and APICS certification are plus

* Preferred Qualifications: Additional preferences for a specific position.
* College preferable Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
* Ability to work on computer at office on production floor * Safety shoes and Safety glasses are to wear outside of the office
* COVID safety Mask is mandatory to enter and function in the Building
Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
* Ability to work at Xylem / Morton Grove Building in office on production floor

 

* Globalpundits is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Dice Id : 10120886
Position Id : 14563
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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