Master Scheduler

Req ID:  62667


Date:  Jan 22, 2023

This position will be responsible for developing the master materials schedule that drives departmental production and oversee the execution of the planning cycle for the facility. You will be working closely with the Materials Manager to determine the needs and constraints of the manufacturing shop floor, technicians and schedules work accordingly. You will be a critical player as you work with Manufacturing, Operations, Sales, Engineering and others You will support an industry-leading brand -- M&J Valves, Copes Vulcan Valves, and Dollinger Filtration - at a respected, global industry leader.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities


Developing a production schedule for assigned products, providing sufficient lead time to procure raw materials and manufacturing components to meet production forecast requirements. 

Establishing daily production schedules to determine in which sequence products and components will be manufactured.

Ensuring production capacities are fully scheduled and planned.

Overseeing the process for schedule changes and ensuring root causes for volatility are resolved

Working closely with other functional areas to drive and own KPI’s such as on-time delivery, service level, customer request date service level, past-due backlog and lead time.

Rescheduling the shop floor as required to meet lead time requirements.

Providing order administration with status and delivery information; identifying and removing obstacles that will hinder schedule attainment & performance.

Leveling load factory (capacity), ensuring achievement of customer requirements while maximizing efficiency and minimizing inventory.

Working closely with the Production Control Manager to determine that the needs and constraints of the manufacturing shop floor, technicians and schedules work accordingly.

Utilizing solution-based tactics/strategies to meet monthly targets.

Following the progress of jobs from start to finish and taking necessary action with production control (OT, shifts, outsourcing) to maintain schedule periods.

Keeping schedule updated, as well as shop/machine loading plans, in order to predict bottlenecks or slack periods. 

Ensuring accuracy of information, reconciling supply and demand, and validating scheduling requirements.

Adhering to all safety rules and policies as determined by the organization.



Education and Experience


A bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Project Management, Engineering or other relevant focus required.

Five years of experience in planning and scheduling in a manufacturing environment.

Two years of SAP experience required.

Experience with valves preferred (MTO/ETO environment) and APICS certification preferred.

Ability to execute the weekly/monthly planning cycle, maintain long-term forecasts to improve MRP accuracy.

Proficient understanding of safety practices within operations.

Proficient at analyzing site capacity requirements, identifying mid- to long-term bottlenecks and discussing corrective action with site management.

The ideal candidate will have experience building a scheduling system from the ground up.