Master Scheduler

Job Locations US-IL-Springfield
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/17/2020 10:18 AM)
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Supply Chain


Create and maintain a Master Production schedule and Final Assembly build schedule for all finished goods items.


  • Create and maintain a realistic Production Plan, Master Production schedule, and Final Assembly build schedule, which provides the basis for Material Requirements Planning and Capacity Requirements Planning.
  • Develop and maintain stock levels and run sizes to economically support Sales and Shipping while maintaining minimum inventory levels.
  • Provide production dates and expediting information to the Order Management and Shipping Departments.
  • Evaluate product changes to determine impact on Master Production Schedule.
  • Participate in New Product Introduction Process.
  • Prepare and participate in monthly sales and operations process.
  • Prepare daily status reports.
  • Perform other assigned duties.


  • High School Diploma or the equivalent required with 5 years experience in a manufacturing or scheduling environment
  • Associate's or BS degree in Business, Mathematics, Engineering or related field of study preferred 
  • APICS/ASCM certification(s) a plus
  • Experience with Lean/Six Sigma/TPM principles
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of MRP and MPS principles
  • Understanding and working knowledge of general scheduling principles and shop floor/work order environment
  • Ability to exercise initiative with sound judgment
  • Superior analytical abilities
  • Previous experience using an ERP system and Microsoft Office - Excel, Access, Word & Outlook
  • Must possess strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work as a team player within time constraints and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to demonstrate discretion when handling information and reports




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