Master Scheduler, Supply Chain

Birmingham, AL — Full time

ROLE OVERVIEW

Plans, schedules, coordinates and/or monitors the flow of products through the complete production cycle.  Provides timely planning and scheduling of manufacturing work orders to the manufacturing floor in order to achieve both internal financial goals and customer delivery dates.  Works with sales, providing lead times for non-stock, lead S&OP planning to support level loading at facilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review open sales orders to determine customer requirements and manage deadlines.
  • Schedule usage of production materials to ensure optimal production levels.
  • Identify and resolve problems relating to inventory.
  • Forecast market challenges based on competitor analysis and industry trends.
  • Coordinate delivery of parts to expedite flow of material to meet production schedule.
  • Support purchasing and understand supply chain constraints.
  • Expedite suppliers purchase orders if required.
  • Utilize ERP system to auto‐generate manufacturing work orders in Oracle.
  • Release manufacturing work orders to the warehouse for kit picking.
  • Coordinate between warehouse and purchasing on material shortages.
  • Notify Sales of any schedule impacts to customers.
  • Coordinate/expedite manufacturing builds to ensure schedules are achieved.
  • Completes status reports, such as production progress, customer information and materials inventory.
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Drives productivity improvements through S&OP planning/scheduling.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years Production Planning / Scheduling experience in manufacturing environment, experience in metals is advantageous.
  • Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Strong understanding and execution of an S&OP process.
  • Major ERP experience (Oracle / SAP).
  • Basic understanding of Lean principles & tools in a manufacturing setting, and the ability to apply these principles to drive continuous improvement.
  • High School Degree / GED or equivalent required, Associates/bachelor’s degree in production/Operations preferred.

COMPENSATION

A meaningful compensation package will be developed for the successful candidate that includes a base salary plus performance-based bonus.

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