Production Scheduler/Planner New Brunswick, New Jersey

ISC’s team of Manufacturing Recruiters is partnering with an industry leading Manufacturer, who is experiencing accelerated growth and is on the hunt for a dynamic Production Scheduler/Planner.

Are you looking to make a positive contribution to an organization along with a great impact? The ideal candidate will be someone who loves a challenge and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Must be adept in Resource Planning and Allocation to ensure ultimate success along with analytical skills, proficiency with numbers and a technical aptitude.

The Production Scheduler/Planner’s main focus will be on the Management of scheduling machines for production, inventory/stock, Master production schedule and capacity planning.

Production Scheduler/Planner the company offers:

  • High visibility with opportunities to expand the role and be instrumental to the organizations overall success
  • Collaborative, supportive leadership with a rewarding team environment and exceptional culture
  • A well-established and stable company, in strong growth mode who promotes from within
  • Competitive compensation structure and excellent comprehensive benefits

  • Bachelor’s degree or professional experience in Materials Management
  • 3-5 years exp in production scheduling and inventory control
  • Manufacturing scheduling machines for production
  • Proficiency in Production Scheduling abilities
  • Analytical and problem-solving capabilities, multi-tasking
  • APICS certification is a huge plus!
  • Microsoft Office
  • Experience with ERP or MRP systems
  • IQMS experience
  • Plastics Manufacturing is a plus!

    The Production Scheduler/Planner will prioritize resources and materials by allocating them to various tasks and jobs.

  • Plan and prepare the Master Production Schedule
  • Manage production schedule to raw material availability dates.
  • Identify “must ship”, priority level and hot orders
  • Monitor daily production status to ensure ship dates are met.
  • Establish and manage accurate production schedules and related operations utilizing a fully integrated ERP system in a 24/7 environment.
  • Balance press and level load
  • Publish and maintain lead times and track extended lead times.
  • Proactively identify risk to the supply chain, supply, and cost and lead times.
  • Provide plant priority and support.
  • Primary contact for Inside Sales
  • Participate in, review and advise on capacity planning.
  • Execute efficient daily scheduling and assure schedule optimization in order to run mold/option by customer requirement dates.
  • Monitor daily production status to ensure ship dates are satisfied. Re-plan operations where necessary.
  • Facilitate and participate in routine production planning meetings.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Engineering to coordinate product sample requests.
  • Manage long term alternate BOM substitutions
  • Manage shop floor calendar
  • Manage new and existing stocking programs through IQMS working with the Supply Chain Manager and Inside Sales
  • Manage continuous improvement projects and analytics
  • Schedule outside manufacturing services
  • Back up to Supply Chain Specialist (short term planning responsibilities), Purchasing and Supply Chain Manager

  • Work with Materials Management Supervisor to recommend and utilize continuous improvement/standardization processes systems including Kanban, EOQ and ABC inventory analysis for optimal production efficiency.
  • Manage and maintain sharp focus on inventory levels and the implications of reducing excess inventory.
  • Manage inventory levels related to phase in / phase out minimizing liability
  • Compensation-
    $80,000-$85,000 base salary plus comprehensive benefits package

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    If you or someone you know may be a good fit, please submit your resume for this exciting and unique career opportunity with an industry leader!

    Tiffany Aden Executive Recruiter
    International Search Consultants 

    888.903.3803 (direct)