• Urbana Production Scheduler

    Job Locations US-IA-Urbana
    Req No.
    2018-1728
    Category
    Planning/Scheduling
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

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    SUMMARY

     

    Plans and prepares production schedules for manufacturing to assure inventories of stock items are maintained at predetermined levels and orders for nonstock items are processed according to efficiencies.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Develops production schedules according to MRP weekly schedule report and customer orders and maintains predetermined efficiencies.
    • Analyzes production specifications and plant capacity to determine manufacturing processes and labor needs.
    • Plans and schedules workflow for manufacturing according to established manufacturing sequences and lead times.
    • Reviews material needs 3-5 days in advance and communicates requirements to Walford facility to allow time for transportation.
    • Prepares worksheets and prints product labels for manufactured products.
    • Communicates raw material needs to purchasing department.
    • Confers with receiving quality control to expedite products from receiving to manufacturing.
    • Reviews and resolves out of stock issues to meet goals.
    • Jobs process work orders and tags finished goods inventory.
    • Completes reports such as daily production, service failures, supply inventories, re-order points and blending projections.
    • Transfers supplies and job process items produced off site.
    • Processes all inventory transactions dealing with product reject forms.
    • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible, and re-use resources when practical.
    • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled training.
    • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
    • Other duties may be assigned.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    Provides functional supervision by directing the work activity of employees, but is not responsible for hiring, termination, evaluation, pay decisions, or corrective action.

     

    Takes responsibility for safety within department and actively assesses hazards in their department and finds solutions to those hazards.

     

    Reinforces a safety culture: leads by example, reminds employees to work safely, praises good behavior and safe practices, encourages suggestions, communicates consequences for unsafe acts, holds employees accountable, disciplines employees when warranted.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

     

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

     

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and 6 to 12 months related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

     

    Ability to read and comprehend moderately detailed instructions, short correspondence, or memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to speak effectively in one-on-one and small group situations with a limited group of people.

     

    QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

     

    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, and volume. Ability to use such concepts in practical situations. Ability to use a computer to create spreadsheets and charts and run reports.

     

    OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Proficient in Excel and Project Management
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities.
    • Ability to work within a team concept.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel; and view a computer monitor or video display. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

     

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is sometimes loud.

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