Production Scheduler
Nesco Resource - Clearwater, FL

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Job Description:

Provide planning, coordination and control to insure that assigned areas are built and delivered to meet the established Master Production Schedule and Administer site Kanban/VMI processes.

Principal Accountabilities:
  • Monitor and release shop orders per the MPS to allow efficient build, and test of assigned products.
  • Administer the Defense Kanban/VMI Process including process development, training and oversight to insure effective material utilization and availability.
  • Develop and utilize ERP/MES systems and methods as to insure proper priority is being maintained in production, test and support areas.
  • Monitor build and test progress to insure that execution is occurring as planned.
  • Act as the ISC focal point for reporting status and issues affecting schedule.
  • Chair program rundown meetings to review status, issues and actions with other functions and management
  • Maintain schedule status formats and action registers to drive timely resolution of issues that are affecting on-time schedule execution
  • Maintain constant awareness of issues that are impacting or have a potential to impact schedule. Take action to eliminate delays and impacts.
  • Organize and lead ad hoc teams to address schedule impacts and develop work-around plans.
  • Coordinate various resource availabilities to insure that schedules are met.
  • Expedite processes, people and products to drive schedule execution.
  • Serve as CCB member to approve and plan EO changes.
  • Monitor and review ERP system for proper scheduling and exception message execution. Identify, report and take action to correct all issues affecting system/Inventory integrity. Participate on teams and recommend corrective actions to improve systems effectiveness.
  • Lead and participate on teams to investigate and resolve issues affecting system/process/department efficiency and effectiveness
  • Generate and control TVA process for assigned products
  • Perform Kanban Process Lead duties including PO signaling and resize recommendations
  • Perform and control Material Shortage Reviews to uncover and prevent schedule impacts.

Education & Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree in Business discipline preferred.
  • 1-5 years experience as a Production Planner, Coordinator or related position.
  • 1-5 years experience working within complex Manufacturing environment.
  • 1-5 years experience with Kanban and Vendor Managed Inventory Systems.

Skills & Competencies:
  • High sense of urgency, with action orientation.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with manufacturing build and test processes.
  • Strong knowledge of MRP/ERP/Kanban/VMI systems.
  • Ability perform and thrive in environment with multiple deadlines and priorities
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Excellent computer and software knowledge, experience and proficiency. SAP experience highly desired
  • APICS Certification desired.


If you are interested in this position please forward resume to Gregory DiMattia at Please include a brief description of yourself and reference to the job in the subject of the e-mail.

At Nesco Resource, our flexible staffing solutions include contract, contract-to-hire, and direct placement services. We employ specialized recruiters focused in the fields of Engineering, Information Technology, Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Customer Service, and Manufacturing & Distribution.

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