Responsible for planning and scheduling workflow for each department and operation according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead times. Making sure each operation meets shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
Analyzes production specification and plant capacity data and performs mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, tools and human resource requirements.
Revise production schedules when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions, collaborating with management, marketing, sales, production, and engineering.
Prepares defined work packages, including detailed instructions, drawings, bills of material, references, inspection requirements, etc. to initiate and control production work.
Schedules, expedites, and coordinates the delivery and movement of critical material, including material transfers and conditional material releases.
Coordinates and expedites the placement of purchase orders and/or delivery of material.
May prepare purchase orders to obtain materials, tools and equipment.
Prepares production reports.
Ensures all parties are fully cognizant of production status, and that work planning and execution objectives are integrated and communicated.
Resolves problems utilizing acquired knowledge and analytical abilities.
Assist with inventory control
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
3 5 years production scheduling experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
3 to 5 years of experience within an MRP/ERP environment.
High level of competency with MS applications Excel, Word, Outlook. Excellent planning and organizational skills, and communication and interpersonal skills.