A Manufacturing Production Scheduler in Morton Grove, IL is currently available through Belcan.
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.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
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.
Bachelors Degree in business administration or any other related field with 8+ years experience in a manufacturing facility. Must possess excellent computer skills in MRP and desk top applications which include Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access. Certification in Inventory Management and/or experience in Lean Manufacturing methodology preferred Working knowledge of SAP a plus
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