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Production Scheduler

Company: Western Milling
Location: Visalia
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

This is a mid-level experience role responsible for providing direction and leadership for all operations planning and scheduling activities. Ensure customer service through short term and long-term planning by maintaining finished goods inventory and safety stock levels. Maximize utilization of all manufacturing assets and effectively communicate throughout the organization. This is a specialized position responsible for creating detailed factory production schedules, communicating these schedules accordingly to plant leads, ensuring delivery of inventory targets and customer service levels are met. Optimize production plans across all lines to maximize plant tons.Translate master production plans into detailed production schedules for the kibble and snack plants.Confer with Operations, Sales, and other departments to determine appropriate production schedules that deliver inventory objectives.Assess raw material availability, production line capacity, and standard lead time commitments to ensure delivery of finished goods.Monitor daily production and alter schedules to meet unforeseen circumstances.Develop and support continuous improvement strategies to reduce/eliminate shrink.Work with the Plant Manager to drive overall operational efficiency. Support the Director, Supply and Demand Planning to ensure key performance targets are met.Maintain Manufacturing Capacity Plan (MCP)Maximize the utilization of manufacturing asset while providing the product mix and operations planning and operations associates to evaluate capacity implications of various operating and capital investment decisions. Hold weekly scheduling meetings to review and recommend production schedules, as well as coordinate necessary production schedule changes/incorporation between maintenance and technical services to ensure the most efficient scheduling of line trials, PM's, installations, and changeovers.Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, or 5 years' experience related field.Minimum four (4) years of production planning/scheduling experience in a highly complex FMCG plant.Knowledge of extrusion planning is preferred. Familiar with Inventory Management techniques.Ability to organize and manage multiple projects and priorities.

Keywords: Western Milling, Visalia , Production Scheduler, Other , Visalia, California

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