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Master Scheduler (Stoughton, WI)

Company: Stoughton Trailers, LLC
Location: Madison
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Purpose Create and maintain an optimal Master Schedule to drive all company priorities. The Master Scheduler must take into account the sales forecast, the production plan and other important considerations such as backlog, availability of capacity and management policies and goals. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Alert Plant Managers of any capacity or material issues that will impact the project schedule or the MPS. Identify, negotiate and develop workaround plans with Plant Managers and Purchasing Managers to ensure the least amount of impact occurs to existing schedules.
  • Actively participate in monthly S&OP cycle for production as required.
  • Act as internal educator and consultant on master scheduling issues providing education and training throughout the company to improve any company - wide understanding of MPS functions.
  • Create and update metrics as required.
  • This person is responsible for production over seven plants.
  • Build a master production schedule based on firm customer orders and forecast using planning BOM's and production plan.
  • Maintain the Master Production Schedule.
  • Define and manage the manpower plan.
  • Load and maintain (MRP) in keeping with Time Fence Policies and run MRP.
  • Manage and oversee the responsibilities of the work order processor and the routing functions of the company.
  • Release, maintain, and modify end item work orders, after-market, engineering test and prototypes.
  • Maintain and distribute final assembly schedules.
  • Run production meetings.
  • Support floor by directing their work efforts.
  • Perform all assigned tasks in a safe, efficient, timely, and accurate and highly productive manner according to company policy.
  • Contribute to the team effort to produce a quality product.
  • Attend scheduled work hours on a regular and timely basis. Some weekend work is required (home based) Maintain good attendance.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • Process sales orders.
  • Review for material and labor content, and schedule.
  • Process supplements.
  • Maintain "TA" job files and serial masters.
  • Maintain MRP calendar and forecasts.
  • Generate and distribute available to promise and dealer completion list.
  • Measure performance against final assembly schedule and prepare data for reviews.
  • Work and communicate in a team environment.
  • Other duties may be assigned as required by the Company. Above is a list of the most important responsibilities and functions which are essential to the position. Employees must be able to perform these essential functions satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Accommodation will be evaluated and provided to eligible employees on a case-by-case basis, depending on the employee's medical restrictions, work availability, the nature of the position, the position's essential functions and other relevant factors. Qualifications
    • Education: Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience.
    • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
      • 3 - 5 years' experience in a manufacturing environment.
      • Experience with purchasing, expediting, MRP/ERP systems, quality/continuous improvement initiatives, manufacturing safety practices and MS Office application
      • Understanding of materials and lead times.
      • Good communication skills.
      • Understanding of MRP- what it does and how to use it.
      • Understanding of company goals- both short-term and long-term.
      • Understanding of capacity planning and resource planning.
      • Understanding of all facets of the company and the product it builds.
      • Core Competencies:
        • Self-motivated
        • Facilitator Training:
          • Orientation Working Conditions & Physical Requirements Please refer to the general office physical demands checklist for more information regarding the working conditions and physical requirements for this job.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Stoughton Trailers, LLC, Madison , Master Scheduler (Stoughton, WI), Other , Madison, Wisconsin

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