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Master Scheduler job at Woodward MPC in Niles IL
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Position PurposeThe Scheduler has the responsibility of establishing managing reviewing and maintaining a valid schedule for selected items. This position will have a great impact on internal/external customer service supply chain inventory material and capacity planning.Essential Functions Identifies negotiates and resolves conflicts with respect to material and capacity availability and order-promising integrity Schedules raw material/purchase components through product release (i.e. "billet to box") Plans schedules and releases Production Aftermarket (Repairs and Spares) NPI PPAP and interplant orders Reviews and responds to all MRP messages on a daily bases as required Manages external operational work Prioritizes constraints on all shifts Assists leadership team with managing constraints and the utilization of resources and overtime Supports transition plans and updates item planning parameters (interplants material ownership codes lead times lot sizes etc.) accordingly Assists teams with NCRs ATRs and/or RW (rework) Orders. Quotes deliveries dates for sales requests within the defined lead time Develops and maintains communication channels between various departments to maintain the production flow rates Monitors and maintains inventory levels Maintains part parameters such as planner codes lead times and safety stocks Maintains planning bill structures Works with both sales and operations globally to provide timely feedback regarding all requested schedule changes Establishes a working line of communication with all company functions Communicates when demand cannot be met and recommends alternatives on how the requested demand could be satisfied Releases and manages production orders Reviews identifies and resolves material shortages with the appropriate supplier(s) Interacts with customers and sales in SIOP meetings Participates with Demand Management to drive changes in forecasting Understands capacity levels in production Works with commodity groups in sourcing materials Proactively works line of balance (Supply plan) with both internal and external suppliers Involved in Continuous Improvement projectsOther Functions Participates in Daily "Gemba" with Product Line Team to track standard WIP maintain Heijunka and Visual Management boards Coordinates Engineering changes Actively works with production line and external suppliers to resolve material issues (shortages emergency customer demands etc.) At some locations may perform material planning and buying functions At some locations may also require compliance to government contractingKnowledge/Skills/Abilities Ability to create a master production schedule and the ability to use and revise that schedule to achieve production objectives Demonstrated knowledge of WISE/Cincom/SAP or other ERP systems Demonstrated knowledge of Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRPII) Demonstrated knowledge of Planning functions/roles Basic communication skills both verbal and written Solid detail orientation and organizational skills Basic process and product knowledge Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite skills Basic knowledge of replenishment programs Ability to contribute to Continuous Improvement projects and problem solvingEducation or Formal Training Bachelors degree/International equivalent or a combination of related work experience requiredExperience Required Previous material planning or buying experience preferred Manufacturing processes knowledge desired Some travel may be requiredMaterials and Equipment Used Working Environment/ Physical Activities General Office area.Woodward is an independent designer manufacturer and service provider of control solutions for the aerospace and energy markets. Our aerospace systems and components optimize the performance of fixed wing and rotorcraft platforms in commercial business and military aircraft ground vehicles and other equipment. Our energy-related systems and components enhance the performance of industrial gas and steam turbines reciprocating engines compressors wind turbines electrical grids and other energy-related industrial equipment. The companys innovative fluid energy combustion control electrical energy and motion control systems help customers offer cleaner more reliable and more efficient equipment. Our customers include leading original equipment manufacturers and end users of their products.Woodward is an Equal Opportunity EmployerEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans
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