Production Scheduler

600 Brickl Rd, West Salem, WI


Production Scheduler Overall Purpose of Position

Under the leadership of the plant PC&L Manager, the Production Scheduler plans the work schedule of production departments using work order information and available resources (i.e. inventory quantities, equipment availability, labor resources, etc.) ensuring on-time delivery to customers. 

Production Scheduler Job description

  • Production Scheduling and Schedule Attainment
    • Ensures the most recent order demand information is obtained through regular and timely communication with the customer
    • Ensures releases and availability of materials to support production schedulers through coordination with material schedulers
    • Develops production schedule(s) according to customer demand, ensuring on-time delivery of finished goods to support customer orders
    • Provides accurate documentation/shop cards to production departments
    • Monitors production schedule attainment daily, weekly, and monthly developing corrective action plans in coordination with production departments as required
  • Monitors the production schedule daily, weekly, and monthly making adjustments as necessary based upon customer orders, inventory availability, and equipment availability
  • Monitors inventory levels and plans monthly cycle counting activities
  • Resolves all open issues in a timely manner
  • Provides production departments with accurate documentation/shop cards
  • Prepares reports as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Production Scheduler Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Understanding of manufacturing material resource planning (MRP)
  • Strong math skills
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong computer skills, expertise in Microsoft Excel and ERP systems (Axapta/MS Dynamics preferred)
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with competing timelines
  • Experience building relationships and fostering teamwork
  • Minimum of three (3) years in manufacturing environment with at least one (1) year in scheduling and/or material planning
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field strongly preferred, or equivalent education and experience


Dated: February 10, 2021

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