R.A. Wylan & Co. Inc.,
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Production Scheduler

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $45,000.00 - $65,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 2/1/2018
Job ID: 02560059
Job Description
Production Scheduler
  • International manufacturer headquartered in Chicago, IL is expanding and needs to add a Production Scheduler to add to the team
  • The Production Scheduler will be responsible for scheduling the components and machining department
  • Key areas of focus will be capacity, resource management, and SAP/ ERP development. 
  • Position newly created due to business growth
  • Production scheduling multiple lines within Niles manufacturing site
  • Utilize SAP to create day to day production schedule
  • Work with other planners and master scheduler
  • Preform analysis in MS Excel and run continuous improvement projects to streamline the process
  • Cross functional interface with Operations, Plant Supply Chain, Sales/Marketing, Engineering, Commodity Management
  • Participate in and support the Sales and Operations Planning process
  • Track KPIs, inventory turns, warehouse finished materials and product availability
  • Bachelor degree is preferred
  • APICS, CPIM, or CSCP is a plus
  • 1-5 years production planning or master scheduling experience required  
  • MRP is required.  Ideally ERP, SAP or Oracle.  Using ERP system with Production Planning, Routings and scheduling
  • Must have experience in a functional supply chain role with experience with planning, production planning, capacity planning, or scheduling
  • Experience working in one of the following manufacturing industries is preferred:  equipment assembly, automotive, hard-goods, steel, fabrication, welding, CNC, machining, or similar
  • Strong analytical/analysis skills
  • Successful process improvement record
  • Candidate should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, proven leadership skills and successful process improvement background