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Master Scheduler

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Providence
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

Newly created role due to business process improvement. Master Scheduler needed for a global firm that supplies to diverse industries. 

Master Scheduler Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the monthly Sales & Operating Plan meeting and management of the Master Production Schedule (MPS) to optimize the production plan.
  • Manage day-to-day increases/decreases to the schedule following discussions with Materials, Manufacturing and Customer Service personnel to fulfil the weekly and firm period MPS plan (Schedule Attainment). Coordination of information flow between planning, warehouse, and production team.
  • Perform daily planning across multiple value streams to optimize output with reduced changeovers and waste.
  • Work closely with Sales and Marketing to establish Sales forecast in support of the S&OP process.
  • Work closely with Manufacturing to support inventory levels/manufacturing plan.
  • Work closely with Manufacturing and New Product Development.
  • Update / Execute the MRP roll up monthly or as needed. Work closely with Materials group to maintain proper inventory levels of all components in support of the Master Production Schedule.
  • Coordinate manufacturing activities to develop a balanced schedule, fully utilizing essential lean tools and kaizen continuous improvement to achieve excellence.
  • Develop and implement lean strategies to improve operation, quality, cost, and inventory control, using tools such as pull systems, JIT, set-up reductions
  • Participate, coach, and lead continuous improvement efforts
  • Leadership and development of the team
  • Proven effective establishment of Master Production Schedule. Ability to work under limited supervision.
  • Strong computer skills and competent use of Microsoft office products particularly Word and Excel; working knowledge of Inventory Management / Material planning / ERP Systems (SAP).
  • Excellent organization skills and the ability to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload.


Master Scheduler Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience as Production/Materials Planner
  • Strong Computer skills (SAP, MS Office, and Power BI tools)
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Extended knowledge of planning processes (MRP, MPS, S&OP)
Excellent compensation and benefits. Company is diversified and growing and offering a career path!
 
***NO Sponsorship Available for this position***

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Providence , Master Scheduler, Other , Providence, Rhode Island

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