Production Scheduler
Mercury Marine - Fond du Lac, WI

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Mercury Marine (a division of Brunswick Corporation, NYSE:BC) is the world leader in the manufacture of recreational marine propulsion engines. Employing Lean Six Sigma methodology, we have made lasting improvements in our products, processes, and service that have earned us J.D. Power Awards for Customer Satisfaction on both the Optimax 2-stroke and MerCruiser sterndrive power. Being the world leader doesn’t happen by chance. It takes investment in leading edge technologies and top rated talent to create and maintain innovative product offerings that shape the future of marine propulsion. We are ready to make that investment in you!

Analyze, coordinate and schedule components for assembly, machining and materials using Lean Manufacturing principles to insure on time deliveries and proper inventory levels. Communicate with all manufacturing areas to facilitate a balance of materials while establishing priorities and giving direction to supervisors and area managers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Expedite materials from their respective sources: Interplant, purchasing, vendor and engineering. Communicate, coordinate and resolve problems with receiving, inspection, purchasing, machine centers, assembly, high performance, service, manufacturing engineers, industrial engineers, vendors and product change (MPE/BOM).

Investigate, analyze and initiate bills of material, engineering, routing and source changes and perform necessary systems maintenance.

Develop Pull system targets to facilitate the flow of materials for production

Execute, document and distribute reports on a daily basis, to be used as tools for decision making by production personnel and manufacturing analyst/schedulers.

Manage Planning parameters and inventory to target levels

Coordinate delivery of product to our customers

Drive root cause analysis and problems solving individually and in within cross-functional teams.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements:
Extensive knowledge in Microsoft applications required and knowledge of mainframe/ERP systems desirable.

Strong understanding of Inventory Control Techniques

Knowledge of bill of material required.

Knowledge of lean manufacturing and APICS certification desirable.

Strong analytical abilities.

Good communication skills.

The ability to work in an unsupervised environment.

Job Requirements:
Education Requirements:
0-4 years of Material control systems including production control, inventory control or scheduling desired.

Previous experience with Lean Six Sigma, and KanBan preferred

Associates degree or equivalent is required. Bachelors degree in a Supply Chain related field is preferred.

Mercury Marine is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
(M inorities / F emales / D isabled / V eterans)

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Like the mythical messenger, Mercury Marine races. It is the world's #1 recreational marine-engine maker and marketer (by sales...