OfficeTeam is looking for a Scheduler/Planner for a manufacturing company based in Emigsville, PA. Schedulers are responsible for the procurement of supplies and materials, scheduling of production lines and the development of inventory plans to maximize the plants running efficiency while minimizing labor and storage costs to be consistent with the plant goals. If you are a detail-oriented individual who enjoys labor scheduling, labor data analytics, increased contact with customer, MRP interaction and posting; and unlimited growth opportunity then this is the position for you! The primary duties of a Scheduler include: - Develop and analyze longer term schedules. - Understands, follows and enforces all established safety, health, quality GMP and Company policies, procedures and recognized practices. - Understands, follows and enforces all established policies, procedures and recognized practices. - Assists in developing a master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders. - Analyzes production specifications and plant capacity data and performs mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, tools, and human resource requirements. - Plans and schedules workflow for each department and operation according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead times. - Complete training to attain safety, quality and production goals. - Coordinate contingency plan due to equipment failure, material shortages, etc. - Confers with department supervisor to determine status of projects as assigned. - Prepare procedures, work instructions, reports and documentation to assist internal and external customers. - Participate in production physical audits following corporate guidelines. - Prepares production reports and any other reports as required. - Schedule line products. - Purchase components for line products. - Conduct periodic inventories at customers locations. - May be trained as back-up to other purchasing or administrative personnel.
Schedulers are required to interact with managers, supervisors, employees, vendors, and customers. Therefore, the following skills and proficiencies are also essential requirements of the position: - A Bachelors Degree and/or related production experience; or equivalent combination of education and related production and/or logistics experience is required preferred. - Knowledge of Excel and MRP Process - Ability to maintain regular, predictable, and punctual attendance - Excellent verbal and written communication, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers - Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service - Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices - Communicates effectively: conveys facts and information clearly both verbally and orally - Collaborates well with others and proactively contributes to group objectives; volunteers to help others - Works independently and in a team environment If this looks like the position for you, call the OfficeTeam as soon as possible! This role will be filled by the end of the week!
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