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Production Scheduler

Plymouth, MI

Posted: 06/21/2024 Employment Type: Direct Placement Job Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 24-00289

Job Description

Our client, a leading company in the industrial sector, is seeking a skilled Production Scheduler to join their Materials Department. This role involves reviewing material requirements, issuing release orders, expediting shipments, and supporting the Procurement team in supplier optimization, quality improvement, and cost reduction initiatives.

Location: Plymouth, MI

Compensation: $65, 000-$75, 000 (Direct Hire position + benefits)

Key Responsibilities:
  • Generate production schedules in coordination with the sales team and production department supervisors.
  • Work directly with Production Supervisors on schedule attainment and address any inhibitors to the schedule.
  • Collaborate with intercompany locations on requirement processing into the master schedule.
  • Review upcoming materials requirements to ensure no interruption in the schedule from plant floor concerns or purchased components.
  • Perform capacity analysis, identify potential bottlenecks, and allocate resources accordingly.
  • Prepare daily production reports, create work orders, and match them with put tickets in the system.
  • Make production delivery commitments to the sales team.
  • Work within our PLEX MRP & ERP system.
  • Interface directly with customers to negotiate any schedule adjustments.
  • Interface with manufacturing personnel, the purchasing department, and supervisors on material status and production planning issues.
  • Expedite shipments from suppliers as needed to meet production schedules.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with all levels of the organization.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures (e.G., Employee Handbook).
  • Report directly to the Production Control Manager and frequently interface with all internal and external customers.

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in MLM/Supply Chain Management or related field and three to five years related experience and/or training;or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in an MRP/Scheduling environment is preferred.
  • Experience with multi-plant scheduling is highly desired.

Physical Demands:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand;walk;sit;use hands to finger, handle, or feel;and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Why Apply?

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a forward-thinking company that values innovation and teamwork. Our client offers opportunities for growth and professional development. If you're looking to advance your career and be part of a dynamic team, apply now and take the next step towards a rewarding future!

This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

Meet Your Recruiter

Kayla DeWitt
Technical Recruiter

Kayla is a service-driven recruiter with a passion for fostering meaningful connections. With a keen eye for talent and a heart for people, Kayla goes beyond the traditional recruiter role, seeing each candidate not just as a potential hire but as an individual with unique aspirations and goals.

Driven by the belief that the right job can transform lives, Kayla is on a mission to create fulfilling career experiences. Building strong relationships is at the core of everything Kayla does, whether it's understanding a candidate's career journey or partnering with clients to identify the perfect fit for their team.

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