Master Scheduler Planner

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Opening 04062017

Master Scheduler Planner

04062017 - Manufacturing
Seminole, Fl

Job Summary
Leading Manufacturer of Broadband access equipment is currently seeking an experienced Master Scheduler/Planner for their facility located in Seminole, Florida. The Master Scheduler/Planner is responsible for developing and maintaining inventory production schedules to achieve sales, inventory, and service levels goals established.

Minimum Requirements

  • Requires Bachelor's Degree in business/ technical or 10 years of equivalent experience.
  • Must have minimum of 5 Years experience in inventory control and production scheduling.
  • Must have demonstrated success in planning material to meet customer demand while meeting company's goal of Inventory turns.
  • Must have working knowledge of Oracle ERP or other industry standard CRM systems.
  • Must be familiar with manufacturing processes for controlling manufacturing capabilities and build plans.
  • Must be detailed-oriented and results driven with strong organizational and communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to solve complex issues of diverse scope required.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to multitask.
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Excel and Word. MS Access working knowledge preferred.
  • Ability to build dynamic relationships with sales personnel and internal organizations.
  • Experience in a telecommunications equipment vendor environment, preferred.
  • Experience using common quality tools, such as root cause analysis, corrective action, and graphical display of metrics is a plus.
  • Must be able to effectively read, write, speak, and comprehend English.
  • Must be able to work limited amounts of overtime on short notice including nights, weekends and holidays when needed, especially at end of calendar quarter.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background check and drug screen
  • APICS CPIM or equivalent certification is preferred

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Develop material leveling plans to insure that sufficient material is available for customer orders and at the same time to not have excess material at the end the quarter.
  • Verbal and written communication with Sales Teams to understand customer requirements and potential requirements.
  • Load, monitor and maintain MRP product load for proper system planning, minimize inventory, and maintain high customer satisfaction on delivery.
  • Commits sales order ship dates based on shop capacity and scheduled delivery of materials.
  • Works current and future part shortages with purchasing.
  • Initiates work order documentation for Manufacturing and Shipping.
  • Monitor material availability, track progress of production, and review factors that may affect schedules and ship dates.
  • Revise schedules, as necessary, to optimize efficiencies while maintaining target delivery performance and inventory levels.
  • Works with the Order Management on expedited and hotline type orders to assure customer satisfaction
  • Maintain open communications with other Materials Planners, Manufacturing and Shipping regarding schedule changes so that proper component inventory requirements can be achieved.
  • Responsible for developing production schedules for both circuit card assemblies and models within shop capacity to ensure smooth flow of work through the manufacturing process.
  • Reports on key metrics as defined by departmental targets and goals.
  • Analyze, negotiate, recommend, and revise finished goods levels, as appropriate, to control inventory
  • Compiles system generated exception reports as defined by departmental procedures and objectives.
  • Supports ISO documentation.
  • Coordinates with other Materials Planners with part and floor issues as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Must monitor email throughout the day and communicate back with the information needed.
  • Monitor and resolve ECO issues assigned in Agile. Review inventory and create a plan to use up, rework or scrap the material if necessary.

For immediate consideration, please email your resume to careers@zhone.com (please indicate job ID 04062017 in the subject line).

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