Master Production Scheduler
Uponor - Apple Valley, MN

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The role of the Master Production Scheduler is to ensure the product is available to meet customer demand for all SKUs manufactured in-house. This responsibility is day-to-day as well as forward looking. This individual communicates the capacity of all manufacturing assets to the business, makes recommendations for capital investments, and works with Process Engineering and Maintenance on timelines and priorities of capital projects. The Master Production Scheduler coordinates all Special Product Requests and analyzes inventory settings at distribution centers. This individual supervises the production schedulers, communicates the scheduling strategy, and manages the group?s budget.

Detailed Description

- Builds, updates, and presents capacity reports for all manufacturing assets. Works closely with demand planning to make sure the same set of numbers are used across the business. Presents capacity scenarios to the business through the Supply Review Meeting (SRM). Makes recommendations for capital investments.

- Performs the following daily tasks: Supervises Production Schedulers, runs scheduling reports, updates Pipe Sales and Manufacturing Summary Report for Tier 3 and 4, attends manufacturing Tier 3 and 4 meetings, and communicates inventory or short-term capacity issues as priorities to manufacturing. Participates in improvement initiatives using lean and six sigma tools.

- Schedules manufacturing and enters discrete jobs for resin, RROM, Ecoflex, and Pre-insulated. Collects monthly manufacturing KPI?s for Uponor Group, and provides data to HR for hiring manufacturing operators based on demand.

- Creates and continuously analyzes Kanban settings for SKUs manufactured in-house. Manages inventory levels at distribution centers.

- Special Product Request (SPR) coordinator. Works closely with product management, sales, and customer service to provide lead times and delivery dates for all SPR requests.

- Seeks out opportunities to contribute to the business success through proactive involvement in team initiatives.

Job Requirements

Requires a Bachelor?s degree with a minimum of five years related experience. Must have a good knowledge of Oracle, Excel, and Powerpoint.

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At the core of Uponor isĀ its plastic pipe operations, some 55% of sales, to be precise. The group is a global supplier of plumbing and...