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Production Scheduler in White Plains, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/30/2019

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Job Description

The primary responsibility of the production scheduler is to maintain and support production through weekly scheduling activities, subsequent releases of jobs to the shop floor along with the daily maintenance of current jobs to provide a targeted supply of finished goods that effectively supports and satisfies customer demand.


  • Minimum of 2 years scheduling experience in a batching and filling, high mix/low to medium volume, Make-to-Order and Make-to-Stock manufacturing environment is required- operations experience is preferred.
  • Ability to manage complex projects, resolve conflicts that arise from balancing multiple priorities and proven ability to work well under pressure while meeting deadlines in a dynamic manufacturing environment is required.
  • Advanced computer proficiency with MS Office Suite and ERP systems to generate production schedules, including experience with implementing new ERP functionality. Syspro ERP experience a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and proven ability to build effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the organizations is essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at the appropriate level of abstraction within organization.
  • Proven problem-solving skills with the ability and drive to proactively seek alternative solutions.
  • Successful candidate will possess strong detail orientation, eye for accuracy and excellent follow-up skills.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and publish feasible and optimal production schedules for manufactured items based on equipment, labor and raw material availability, including multi-level BOMs.
  • Knowledge of managing VMI process including overseas shipments.
  • Adjust production schedule as needed to satisfy customer orders, stock levels and custom rush orders as directed by Planning.
  • Work with manufacturing team members to create a schedule that supports overall department efficiencies.
  • Team with planning to maintain cross department communication.
  • Participate in physical inventory activities.
  • Responsible for all aspects of trial kitting, open jobs and schedule maintenance.
  • Manage batch MRP planning to insure materials needs are accurately represented.
  • Ensure accurate records are kept for work orders, shop calendars and scheduling parameters.
  • Lead daily scheduling meetings.
  • Support company policies and procedures, goals and objectives and current good manufacturing practices (cGMP's).