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Date Posted: 1/3/2019

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PRODUCTION CONTROL SCHEDULER JOB SUMMARYFacilitate the successful implementation of the Planner’s fixed schedule based off the rough-cut capacity model. Resolve daily issues with production teams to ensure completion of process orders. Print and stage packets per instructions from the planner. Education/Experience Required:Associates Degree or equivalent plant experience. 1-2 years’ experience in a lean manufacturing environment. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required:Core People Skills: Ability to positively interact and work collaboratively with a diverse group of people at all levels of the organization. Genuine with high ethical standards and values and personal integrity and honesty. Ability to apply a large measure of common sense to a variety of situations.Communication Skills: Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listen and obtain clarification, and respond well to questions. Proficiency in writing clearly and concisely and editing work for spelling and grammar. Ability to vary writing style to meet business needs. Computer/Applications Skills: Proficient computer skills using a variety of software applications systems. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products and Visual Basics or other ERP/MRP system. Core Business Skills: Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion in handling of proprietary and confidential information. Ability to work independently, without significant direction and to use resources effectively to “figure it out”. Strong critical thinking skills, judgment and keen attention to detail and accuracy. Exceptional prioritization, time management and organizational skills. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Professional Investment: Demonstrated commitment to own personal professional development and learning.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:Track open orders through the production process. Track and update A-item stock replenishmentPrepare and issue work order packets to shop floor.Participate in weekly capacity meeting. Ensure date alignment of orders to facilitate OTD and level loading based on the stated capacity for each piece of equipment.Manage any packets waiting on material and communicate with purchasing as necessary to ensure orders hit the promised delivery date to our customer. Work with material handler to substitute material were necessary to ensure OTD.Communicate to the planner if orders are going to be delayed. Assist Master Planner with MRP processing.Work cross functionally to expedite customer orders. Process Inter-Branch Transfers (IBT) to cover MRP triggers. Cross Train in other functions of the Order Fulfillment department for back up coverage. Promote positive employee and customer relations by supporting our commitment to a working environment of tolerance, acceptance and civility. Respond appropriately to inquiries, concerns and complaints by being professional, courteous and respectful at all times.Maintain regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance, as required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.Actively and positively participate in problem resolution, demonstrating constructive communication, timely response and effective resolution skills. Work effectively within team environments both within your department and across the organization.Cooperate and comply fully with all policies and procedures. Actively support and follow the Safety Program.Participate in company/department meetings, training activities, continuing education programs and other associated activities.Consistently promote and communicate core values through work performance and excellent customer service. Perform other tasks as assigned.PHYSICAL/SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:The following physical activities described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation, if feasible, will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions of position. Must be able to sit for long periods-of-time, bend and reach, use stairs, lift up to 25 pounds occasionally and communicate effectively in English by telephone, in person and in writing. Effectively use a personal computer, office equipment and telephone.WORKING ENVIRONMENT:Generally, work in an office environment. Will be required to walk through the graphite machine shop to track orders and communicate with the shop leadership team where PPE may be required.