Master Scheduler - Reading, Pennsylvania United States - 42376


Job #: 42376
Title: Master Scheduler
Job Location: Reading, Pennsylvania - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $70,000.00 - $80,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: NO


The position of a Master Scheduler / Production Planner- PA is responsible for both establishing and  generating the daily production schedule based on sales and inventory projections for our operations.  This role will work directly with; Customer Service/Sales and our production floor leadership. The position  will accept and plan new orders, negotiate lead times, monitor production schedules and assess  manufacturing capacities. This role has a critical responsibility in ensuring on-time delivery to our  customers. 


Duties and Responsibilities: 

• Create daily, weekly and monthly build schedules for the production lines in the manufacturing  plant. 

• Working directly with Customer Service, Sales Operations, Sales, Product Management and  Operations Management to determine appropriate production schedules that best meet customer  and sales demand. 

• Inventory Levels and Accuracy

• Based on factors such as raw material availability, production line capacity, standard lead time  commitments, on time delivery, and emergent needs of the business both from a sales operations  and production operations perspective, be the direct interface for the Sales, Inventory,  Operations, and Production (SIOP) forecast inputs and the output of a production operations  schedule. 

• Forecast and plan finished goods to fulfill customer demand, while ensuring tight alignment to  reducing OH inventory. 

• Work with the Customer Service Leadership and Finance to identify and resolve obsolete  inventory.

• Work with customer service concerning new items, shortages, production problems, shipping  concerns, etc. Identify and correct issues to continue to strive for 100% order fulfillment as  requested by the customer. 

• Prepare daily open order report to communicate estimated ship dates to sales and customers.  • Other duties as assigned.


Skills and Specifications: 

• 2 to 5 years of procurement, production raw materials planning, or analyst experience in a  manufacturing environment. 

• 1 to 3 years of advance planning (finished goods / final product) experience. 

• Proven ability to problem solve complex issues that arise from inventory, capacity and / or ERP  systems. 

• High level of proficiency in Excel (advanced formulas, pivots, if/then) 

• Knowledge of mathematics and statistical data analysis 

• Self-starter who seeks out ways to improve processes and drive standard work  • Ability to be effective in a fast paced, metric driven environment 

• Solid understanding of materials flow and inventory signals (MRP, Kanban, Min/Max)  • Excellent verbal and written communication (role is both vendor and internal customer-facing) 

Education and Qualifications: 

• Bachelor’s degree in business; manufacturing supply chain or directly related field preferred or  equivalent years of experience. 

• Experience with ERP system fundamentals

• Demonstrated ability to be a Continuous Improvement change agent

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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