Role details

Master Production Scheduler

Newtown   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Senior Buyer
  • Master Planner

About Our Client

Our client is a large industrial manufacturing organzation in Central, CT.

Job Description

  • Coordinates product scheduling: creates and maintains computerized master schedule for products; receives input from staff indicating customer orders or forecasts for planned inventory items.
  • Technical requirements include specialized knowledge and experience in production scheduling, SAP and general knowledge of industrial manufacturing and material requirements planning.
  • Plans ordering of raw materials: drives MRP requirements for raw material and executes purchase order release to supplier. Ensures material availability by interacting with appropriate personnel, obtains material by manufacturing start date by expediting, use of shortage reports, and open order reports.
  • Reviews production capacity requirements: monitors capacity reports to ensure sufficient capacity is available to handle the requirements of master schedule; updates capacity changes as they occur; assists in planning capacity requirements to meet forecasted needs.
  • Reviews and processes requests and documentation: schedules re-work of return orders; monitors delivery performance and interfaces with Unit Managers; delivers and/or informs Customer Service and/or sales representative of deliveries and quote information; approves engineering change notices' ships orders from stock daily or weekly.
  • Coordinates communication activities with internal and external sources; reviews requests and situations with marketing, engineering, and manufacturing to insure customer satisfaction; dispatches and processes customer orders.
  • Negotiates pricing for blanket agreements and supplier support programs.
  • Maintains production and purchase order schedules, and other data in information systems.
  • Monitors Corrective Action Responses, works with Quality Engineer to correct, maintain and improve supplier quality issues.

The Successful Applicant

The desired candidate will possess:

  • 7 years' experience in production planning or buying using a computerized system or equivalent experience in an industrial environment
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2 year technical degree preferred
  • Super User in SAP or other major ERP systems

What's on Offer

Our client offers a very competitive salary with benefits, vacation, 401k match, etc.

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