Welsh & Associates

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Master Scheduler

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Kalamazoo, MI
$1 - $99,999
Job Type
Direct Hire
Sep 07, 2017
Job ID
The Master Scheduler will perform planning, scheduling and controlling of product orders and processes to maximize utilization of manufacturing resources, including production cells and staffing,.
  • Analyze production requirements and plant capacity to determine appropriate manufacturing processes, tools, and resource requirements.   
  • Develop supply strategies (make to order vs. make to stock) and planning parameters for manufactured parts.
  • Establish and maintain target inventory levels for items manufactured to stock, incorporating the latest information on usage and replenishment times.
  • Create master schedules to establish sequence and lead times of each operation to meet shipping dates to customer order requirements. 
  • Release daily manufacturing orders scheduled by machine groups.
  • Review actual production data and take necessary actions to increase production capabilities or initiate necessary schedule changes.
  • Monitor production performance versus plan and analyze all variations for root cause.
  • Communicate with appropriate departments to resolve findings and improve process.   
  • Provide schedules weekly to appropriate departments.
 Education and/or Experience
  • Associates Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or Management
  • Three years of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
  • Two years of previous experience in a scheduling position in a manufacturing environment



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