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Production Scheduler

Globalpundits Technology Consultancy, Inc

This is a Contract position in Morton Grove, IL posted June 9, 2021.

Communication skills with cross function teams: The Production Scheduler will perform scheduling functions to support customer orders requirements and execute site level builds goals, balancing production capacity. Act as a liaison between manufacturing, materials and customer service functions. Investigate root cause and develop/implement process improvements to ensure adherence to agreed production schedule. Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities : Describe benchmark key responsibilities in concise, comprehensive statements. Schedules production based on the ERP system using various shop floor systems. Schedules based on MRP orders, configured customer orders and/or Kanban requirements to satisfy the production plan and customer schedules. Coordinates with factory supervision, highlight gaps in available manpower. Update schedules and manufacturing orders based on customer order changes. Changes include cancellation, expedite, changed specifications or changed dates. Maintain manufacturing orders with correct dates and status, missed component issues including post deduct errors. Monitor and release customer orders in scheduling software based on material availability communicated by purchasing team. Communicate potential part shortages to purchasing and factory teams. Update on time information in designated reporting tool. Maintain material movement request to support manufacturing orders including material requests, material moves, pick requests, etc. Release components with local warehouses based on established guidelines. This includes approve requisitions from suppliers with blanket agreements or transfers from Client owner warehouses. Manage outside processing orders. Assist inventory analyst and internal logistic functions to reconcile inventory discrepancies. Participates in various lean activities including Kaizen Events and 5-S teams. Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification: Minimal education & experience, essential skills & abilities and required license/certification to perform this job High school graduate / College preferable. Min 5years manufacturing planning / scheduling experience required Need Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Power Point; Lean Six Sigma training and APICS certification are plus Preferred Qualifications: Additional preferences for a specific position. College preferable 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. Ability to work on computer at office on production floor Safety shoes and Safety glasses are to wear outside of the office COVID safety Mask is mandatory to enter and function in the Building 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. Ability to work at Client / Morton Grove Building in office on production floor * Globalpundits is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Globalpundits is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process.Job Requirements:Converting planned orders into production ordersReview weekly production schedule with production supervisorsProviding production orders by shift by production lineCreate weekly production schedule based on customer demand and production capacityPreparing purchase orders and production schedulesEnsure the material availability for production ordersIssuing work orders to productionPerform production capacity planning studiesCreate production schedule and prioritize job-orders for production optimizationResolve any production or material shortagesBuild and maintain production ordersModify production schedule according to material availabilityExpedite production by organizing and monitoring production schedules based on customer needs and forecast planning of production inventoryReducing production delays and ensure timely flow raw materials into the production scheduleFile inventory records and production schedulesInterpret inventory requests, production schedulesUpdate and maintain production scheduleConvert demands into production supply ordersCreate manufacturing orders to go to productionMaintain production metrics and prepares production reports