Production Scheduling Manager

Responsible for coordinating, planning, scheduling, and supervising products throughout their production process or cycle.

  • Participates in recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and training new staff in the department.
  • · Oversees the daily workflow of the department.
  • · Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.
  • · Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.
  • · Serves as a primary point of contact for and liaison with sales, logistics, and manufacturing departments.
  • · Collaborates with these departments to establish schedules and plans that allocate available resources to best serve client or customer needs.
  • · Coordinates with supply chain to negotiate with outside supply vendors; to ensure accurate and timely delivery of orders.
  • · Participates in SIOP meetings with supply chain, sales, marketing, and other related departments.
  • · Development, preparation, and maintenance of production schedules.
  • · Guide the production scheduling activities and resources to achieve maximum efficiency and meet output and timeline objectives.
  • · Collaborate with internal teams to assess and incorporate materials, inventories, resource availability, and delivery commitments into schedules.
  • · Monitor production progress and develop revised scheduling responsive to changes in flow of materials, designs, equipment, or other resources.
  • Utilize ERP systems, planning and scheduling software, or other database tools to develop and maintain master schedules.
  • · Design and implement the production schedule plan considering all aspects of production including low cost, timeliness, and effectiveness.
  • · Monitor the materials inventory, track progress of production, and review factors which affect production targets.
  • · Work together with other employees to make sure that all issues that are related to scheduling are properly handled and resolved.
  • · Rectify and/or reconcile differences and inaccuracies that have to do with inventory levels and associated variances.
  • · Make sure schedules are given to employees in a timely fashion and that any discrepancies in the company’s schedule are accounted for.
  • · Coordinate the collection and assimilation of data for various projects, i.e., tracking of error metrics, claims, process rates, etc.
  • · Ensure that every employee involved in the production process has a clear understanding of what is required to meet the order and needs of customers.
  • · Maintain documents related to inventory (cycle counts/discrepancies), etc.
  • · Manage day-to-day performance of department staff.
  • · Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.

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We offer an excellent benefits package and competitive salary. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life, employer-paid short-term disability, and other ancillary benefits. Hager offers PTO, company paid holidays, 401(k), and an incentive bonus plan.


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