Master Production Scheduler

Lake County, IL, US
Mar 15, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Master Scheduler is responsible for the planning, scheduling, coordinating, and monitoring of the finite scheduling for all packaging lines, in regards to products demands, plant capacity, and Finished Goods inventory goals, while maintaining customer service at or above target

Responsibilities includes leading all scheduling activities for the packaging side of AP16, minimizing distressed inventory, R&D work, engineering activities, New Product Introductions, and Third Party Requirements. Being also, responsible for the data integrity in all of the planning and scheduling systems.

Key Responsibilities Includes:
  • Updates, maintains and hold the accuracy of the Master Production Schedule Plans.
  • Responsible of updating all System Master Data elements for an effective use of the MRP.
  • Works close with operations to identify the most optimal order sequence which would meet inventory and productivity targets.
  • Facilitates the weekly MPS (Master Production Scheduling) meeting, providing oversight to lock the defined frozen planning period . Analyzing detailed capacity and load.
  • Establishes the necessary communication with the Supply Chain organization on the needs, priorities and urgency in the packaging schedule.
  • Continuous oversight of SAP / INFOR master data and recipe data, ensuring integrity. Assess demonstrated standards to ensure planning systems are aligned.
  • Prepare the delivery control report, and oversee work order releases.
  • Responsible for order tracking, making sure supply plan is on track and elevates deviations when needed.
  • Principal liaison in problem solving for issues that might compromise the production plan

  • BS, MS or PHD in Science, Engineering, Business, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of Discrete Manufacturing Planning experience
  • Knowledge in drug development process and pharmaceutical manufacturing process is preferred.
  • Strong Knowledge of Planning and Quality systems
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel
  • Demonstrated proficiency in SAP
  • INFOR knowledge a Plus
  • APICS certification Plus

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled