Master Scheduler

LocationBrookfield, Connecticut
DepartmentSupply Chain
Reports ToDirector of Supply Chain
Position Overview

The Master Scheduler will play a key role in day-to-day operations through planning and establishing schedules for multiple production locations contributing directly to the overall efficiency of plant operations to ensure the continued satisfaction of customers. The production scheduler will also provide daily metric reports on shipping, back orders, and incoming demand.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Communicate with plant management and make adjustments to schedules as often as daily to meet business demands
  • Work with various production departmental staff to ensure daily production requirements are achieved and revise plan as necessary
  • Plan and establish production schedules from start to finish
  • Track progress of production and update the production batch listing daily
  • Controls and supplies paperwork flow to production (work orders, labels)
  • Interfaces with materials department to coordinate schedule compliance for outsourced products
  • Run and publish various reports that measure our plant’s daily performance
  • Generate schedules based on incoming demand using D365, make modifications to the schedule to stay within capacity numbers
  • Participate in the yearly physical inventory and perform cycle counts as needed
  • Track daily build date compliance to the schedule also tracking finished goods being staged ahead of the ship date in a timely manner
  • Monitors and communicates demand information across the facility so that everyone is aware  of volume and metrics
  • Reconciles inaccuracies with customer shipments and deliveries
  • Documents key information for analysis which includes downtime, peak production, and scheduling accuracy.
Skills & Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Supply Chain is preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing supervision in high volume, high complexity environment
  • Manufacturing scheduling knowledge
  • Knowledge of the product or services within the industry considered an asset
  • Sense of urgency and self-motivation, ability to work independently, under pressure in order to meet strict deadlines
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills and ability to effectively problem solve
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work well in cross-functional teams
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills with an emphasis on Excel
  • D365 experience.
  • Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity, respect, commitment and open to change
    while modelling the Company Core Principles in all activities
  • Ability to foster collaborative, cross department relationships to meet common objectives.