Scheduler in Jacksonville

Jacksonville, Florida
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
US$ 40,000 - US$ 43,000 per year
Reference Number
Sessoms,Debra, Spherion
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Job Description

We are accepting applications for a Full-Time Scheduler for a client located on the Southside. The ideal candidate will possess 2+ years of experience in Demand Planning, production scheduling and tactical purchasing in support of a manufacturing organization.
Primary Function:
Under the supervision of the Purchasing Manager, the Planner/Scheduler is responsible for assisting in organizing the operations of the production cycle.

- Perform material requirements planning through interaction with manufacturing and purchasing personnel
- Communicate priorities and schedule changes on a daily basis to support changes in production requirements with production teams
- Create and distribute weekly/daily production schedules
- Ensure materials are available for production
- Communicate forecast and production schedule changes to Production Manager
- Analyze potential impact of forecast and production schedule changes on component procurement and production volume
- Monitor material status on upcoming orders; Flag and release orders as daily release schedule is defined
- Monitor all orders to assure timely completion to promise date and escalate/resolve issues that may prevent timely delivery of orders
- Implement and maintain cost-effective inventory controls for materials, goods, and supplies.
- Contribute to initiatives for overall cost and spend improvements in support of the Company cost-down goals and objectives.
- Work within a team structure to achieve Company and departmental goals.
- Evaluate current practices and implement continuous improvement activities to increase accuracy and efficiency within the job function while remaining responsive to customer needs.
- Participate as part of a cross functional team to create and implement value-stream related projects to support the overall Company goals and objectives
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned to facilitate the overall operation of the Department or Company.

Working hours: Monday - Friday

--Bachelor's Degree Minimum
--2-3 years progressive experience in Demand Planning, Production Scheduling and Tactical Purchasing in support of a Manufacturing Operation.
--Track record of taking ownership and driving results
--Ability think both strategically and tactically with good attention to detail
--Ability to identify areas of needing improvement and implementing these improvements.
--Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
--Excellent organizational and problem solving skills with the ability to gather pertinent facts and data quickly and act decisively based on information obtained.
--Ability to handle multiple tasks, with awareness of deadlines.

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