Plant Scheduler
Pilgrim's - Waco, TX

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Pilgrim's Pride Corporation employs approximately 38,500 people and operates chicken processing plants and prepared-foods facilities in 14 states, Puerto Rico and Mexico. The Company's primary distribution is through retailers and foodservice distributors. For more information, please visit .



Provides detailed schedules for production equipment within an established master schedule. Requires a knowledge of machine capacities, equipment and processes in the assigned area. This position normally focuses on a limited range of operations or processes and short-term schedules.

  • Monitors backlog of work for assigned area.
  • Sequences orders to meet promise dates and optimize productivity.
  • Revises debone and portion schedules to accommodate further process orders, rework and breakdowns.
  • Monitors material supply and alerts others to potential shortages.
  • Prepares and monitors master schedules by working with materials planning, production and maintenance to coordinate activities.
  • Communicates status and changes to customer service and/or directly to sales.
  • Monitors raw meat inventory to maintain minimum aged product and minimum inventory levels.
  • Fills in for Finished Product scheduler in their absence.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office required; SAP experience preferred
  • Prior planning or scheduling experience preferred
  • Poultry processing and sales experience preferrred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Must be able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

High school Diploma or GED required; College Degree preferred.

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to Apply.