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Fri Jun 1, 2018 - 24 weeks ago

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Production Scheduler

Job Description:

This position has responsibility for day-to-day planning and scheduling of the operations material flow and production equipment. The position contributes to the plants performance by assisting the plant in achieving established goals and objectives the areas of on time delivery, inventory management, maximizing corrugator web utilization, minimizing corrugator trim percentage, and operating with standard roll widths and board grades whenever possible.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

* Key participant in the roll stock allocation process (number and size). Maintain inventory levels within established targets. Control numbers of sku's and correct amounts and composition of raw materials inventory within budgetary limits.

* Maximize facility's corrugator performance from a capacity planning and utilization standpoint via creative and effective scheduling of orders.

* Maintain trim percentage at or below plant established goals.

* Create and maintain production statistics such as corrugator speed, web utilization, waste reporting, etc. Validate production reporting.

* Strive to provide world-class customer service via competitive lead times and maximum flexibility and response.

* Build effective partnerships with plant leadership and staff functions to drive expected results.

* Communicate proactively with manufacturing personnel regarding any special requirements or changes at the corrugator.

* Ensure adequate backlogs at converting machines at all times to maximize throughout efficiency and minimize downtime.

* Review board consumption at the corrugator daily to verify accuracy of reporting

* Understand and utilize technology as appropriate to maximize corrugator and business performance

* Aggressively monitor and manage slow moving roll stock inventories and eliminate obsolete inventories through use of cycle counts as required/ (Aged/Obsolete Inventory Management, FIFO)

Minimum Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of planning/scheduling experience within a manufacturing company. In addition, he/she will have ideally demonstrated leadership among a group of employees in productivity, quality and safety. The candidate must have superior computer skills including experience with inventory management. The successful incumbent will have process acumen, be results-driven and possess strong communication skills. He/she would ideally have a previous background in corrugated, paper or similar manufacturing environment.

Education, Training, Certifications:

* High School Diploma or equivalent


Associates degree in Business or related field desired but not required. Software training and education preferred.

Previous Work Experience:

* Results

* Establish Plans

* Manage & Improve Processes

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