Category : Professional
TMD has opened a new injection molding plant in Beloit, Wisconsin. We have an excellent opportunity for a Production Scheduler to join our team.
The position reports to the Production Manager and will be responsible for managing manufacturing items inventory to meet customer release requirements by analyzing demand, planning, production and initiating actions to maintain customer supply flow.
Production Scheduler Responsibilities :
•Ensure customer requirements are received, analyzed and processed as expected from all sources including customer systems.
•Analyze current production schedule to assess current production status (behind schedule, increases, move ahead runs, etc.).
•Responsible for maintaining and communicating an accurate forecast to suppliers at the latest revision level required.
•Support program and part balance out ensuring engineering changes are incorporated timely and bank builds are in place per the agreed to effectivity of change.
•Responsible for inventory accuracy on all WIP or End Items by completing cycle counts and communication with production floor.
•Effectively communicate schedules to production floor to ensure customer requirements or inventory levels are met.
•Effectively supports and understands the plant build schedule, BOM verification, buffer calculations, change control and supplier material ordering.
•Participate in plant physical inventory as required.
•Must be a self-starter able to work without close supervision, understanding what needs to be done, and taking the required actions.
•Attain a level of product/commodity knowledge and to attain a level of awareness of supplier operations as they pertain to the company.
•Shall adhere to all safety, health and environmental procedures, policies and practices such as; utilizing personal protective equipment and proper attire in keeping with safety standards.
•Comply with all ISO/TS 16949 & ISO-14001 procedures and work instructions related to job description.
•Perform all other functions as required; included are any work assignments relating to the efficient flow of work within TMD, Inc.
Production Scheduler Qualifications:
•Three (3) years or more experience in a complex Tier 1 or Tier 1 Automotive OEM parts production facility.
•Inventory control experience including cycle counting
•Knowledge of Future 3/MAPICS or similar systems desired
•Knowledge of automotive processes (EDI, PPAP, etc.)
•Understanding of manufacturing processes and bills of material
•Experience with MRP and scheduling systems (MAPICS a plus)
•Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
•Strong analytical & mathematical skills.
•Good verbal and written communication skills.
•Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience