Sewickley, PA

Production Scheduler

Production Planning Coordinator
Salary: $65,000.00 - $85,000.00
Demonstration of ongoing education is required
Education: Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or Supply Chain Management or equivalent experience
Experience: Minimum of 5 years in manufacturing and/or Supply Chain
This role is responsible for creating, monitoring, and managing the master production schedule for assigned value streams to ensure successful execution of production plans
Analyze material loading and scheduling to optimize machine efficiency, setups, and inventory levels, and ensure timely and complete order fulfillment
Distribute and verify daily and weekly schedules and plans to ensure compliance
Balance inventory and machine order levels to achieve on-time and complete order fulfillment
Meet on-time delivery goals and consistently meet customer needs
Maintain inventory accuracy through efficient inventory management practices, including cycle counts and verification of raw materials shipment/receipt
Communicate all schedules and changes affecting product flow to relevant personnel
Ensure effective and professional inter-company communication
Positively influence individuals at all levels within the organization to support department goals
Demonstrate knowledge of capacities, cycles, and bottlenecks for the value streams
Utilize knowledge of material flow and product types to optimize performance
Become highly knowledgeable in scheduling and inventory systems and tools to represent the voice of the customer on the plant floor
Able to handle backup work from other Production Schedulers
Align actions with the department's vision, mission, and values
Regularly utilize lean tools and daily management systems to identify and address problems
Apply root cause problem solving to prevent recurring issues
Job Description
A large metal manufacturer in Sewickley, PA, is seeking a Production Planner/Scheduler to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing and managing the master production schedule to ensure successful execution of production plans for assigned value streams. This includes optimizing material loading and scheduling, achieving optimal inventory levels, and ensuring timely and complete order fulfillment. Key responsibilities also include effective communication with team members and inter-company personnel, influencing all levels of the organization, and continuous improvement efforts. Qualifications include evidence of continued education, a Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or Supply Chain Management (or equivalent experience), and a minimum of 5 years of experience in manufacturing and/or Supply Chain. Lean or Six Sigma training is a plus.
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