Production Scheduler
Cargill - Wichita, KS

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Cargill is a unique place to grow your career, your experience and your abilities.

Every day, we grow our reputation as a leading international producer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. We take pride in our global reach, ability to contribute, and strong work ethics and values.

Founded in 1865, Cargill is a privately held company and employs 142,000 people in 65 countries with annual revenues in excess of $133.9 billion. Through innovation, creativity and teamwork, we are transforming entire markets and

people’s lives worldwide, and we can have the same impact on your career. Discover how we can be Better Together at


Cargill Value Added Meats Foodservice is the preferred meat supplier to restaurant chains, healthcare facilities, colleges and universities, business and industry. Foodservice professionals throughout North America count on Cargill Value Added Meats for customer-focused meat solutions that blend culinary trends with labor-saving efficiency.

Cargill Value Added Meats (CVAM) Foodservice has an opportunity available for a

Production Scheduler

, located in

Wichita, KS

. This position is responsible for scheduling finished goods production, coordinating with raw material supply, and collaborating on Least Cost Formulation. On a daily basis, the Production Scheduler prepares production plans, coordinates finished goods transfers with our distribution department for fresh and frozen production, satisfies customer demand, and plans future production. The Production Scheduler will monitor the plan through completion, making changes based on customer demand, raw material availability, packaging availability, and production changes that may occur.

This position would also be responsible for basic analysis of sales data to refine safety stock levels and propose changes to demand data based on current trends. Additionally, this position will manage overall inventory levels and plans to meet business objectives and customer needs while reducing inventory carrying costs and distressed product.

This position will collaborate with packaging planners, raw material managers, and production facilities on a daily basis.

The Production Scheduler’s responsibilities would extend to working with each plant to ensure we are planning production in the most efficient manner possible, planning for possible downtime needs for repairs and holidays, and communicating best practices planning/scheduling/formulation processes.

Principal Accountabilities:
40% -

Production planning and scheduling.


  • Inventory management.
10% -

Problem solving supply issues (raw material issues, production shortages, and inventory management).


  • Data analysis/S&OP support.

  • Direct communication with operations, receiving, and shipping

Bachelor’s degree

2 years professional work experience in a planning, operations, inventory control, or scheduling

Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel (complex spreadsheets)

Experience in operations including grinding and formulation of protein products.

Experience Material Requirements Planning, Master Scheduling, Demand Planning

Experience with systems utilizing linear programming or blending models (i.e. sausage square)

Cargill is an EEO/AA employer.


Supply Chain Management

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Job Type



Day Job

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