Production Scheduler

Mcgrath Rentcorp Pasadena , TX 77502

Posted 3 months ago

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Founded in 1979, McGrath RentCorp is a diversified business to business rental company that rents and sells relocatable modular buildings, storage containers, electronic test equipment, and liquid and solid containment tanks and boxes. We operate through five divisions: Mobile Modular, Mobile Modular Portable Storage, TRS-RenTelco, Adler Tanks, and Enviroplex.

McGrath RentCorp is headquartered in Livermore, CA with branch offices located throughout North America. We are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "MGRC."

Position Summary:
This position is for an individual with a production planning background, preferably in a construction or customized production environment. The Scheduler plans, prepares, issues and controls production schedules and works closely with the production staff and Inventory Center manager to ensure timely delivery of product to our customer. Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed. This individual is a key member of the Inventory Center team.

Duties/Responsibilities of Position:

  • Schedules equipment and construction projects in order to meet customer demand including commercial and education projects.

  • Ensures that work orders created by sales department for production are complete and accurate to reflect all labor and bill of materials required for production prior to scheduling.

  • Coordinates inter-departmental activities to meet scheduled delivery dates.

  • Troubleshoots and modifies production schedules in response to production issues, materials shortages, change orders and/or "hot orders".

  • Select and allocate equipment using established criteria.

  • Work closely with the operations team on delivery of buildings and set-up to meet customer requirements

  • Works closely with purchasing to ensure materials are ordered for upcoming projects.

  • Perform some administrative and support functions for the production department

  • Develop and maintain relationships with other departments to support a cohesive team environment to serve the customer

  • Able to perform material and labor take-offs and understand reverse scheduling

  • Other duties as assigned

Position Specific Competencies/Skills Required:

  • Ability to prioritize actions and make decisions.

  • Excellent communication skills, including negotiation with internal customers

  • Prior experience in asset management

  • Excellent abilities to prioritize and adjust schedules and work teams

  • Computer literate with good basic computer skills in MS Office and other programs

Experience/Education Required/Desired:

  • Prior related experience with production scheduling and/or management required

  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree desired, APICS certification a plus

  • Ability to communicate with internal customer's regarding work status and requirements in English; fluency in spoken Spanish preferred

  • Prior experience in the construction or related industry performing and leading general construction trades required.

  • Able to read Company's construction documents (provided in English) and provide guidance to construction team to complete necessary work; fluency in spoken Spanish preferred

  • Knowledge of current industry applicable building codes a plus.

  • Knowledge of LEAN manufacturing a plus

  • Ability to complete material and labor take offs from blue prints a plus

Special Considerations:

Position requires manual dexterity and the ability to maintain physical activity for most of the day

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and hold or lift a variety of objects

  • Able to carry, bend, stoop, turn, kneel, crawl, climb a ladder and other manual labor activities

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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