Production Scheduler
Oatey - Omaha, NE
1. Position Summary:

(Overall purpose of this position)

This position is a supply chain role that will participate in the production scheduling process. This is a hands-on position responsible for coordinating production schedules to help drive the organization towards exceeding customer service levels. Collaboration with other members of the supply chain and customer support teams is critical to achieve these sales and service objectives.

2. Essential duties and responsibilities which must be performed in order to carry out the position purpose summarized above:

(The following description is a general representation of the key duties and responsibilities of this position. Other duties may be assigned, as required.)

Current Position

A. Creates work orders and schedules workflow for each department and operation according to previously established production sequences and lead times. Schedules identical processes to minimize duplicate setups.

B. Distributes work orders denoting number, type, and proposed completion date.

C. Confers with department supervisors to determine progress of work. Compiles production reports concerning progress of work to apprise planning personnel of delays.

D. Expedites operations that delay shipping schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions. Insures that runs are prioritized for on time delivery.

E. Monitors materials inventories, and coordinates and expedites the placement of purchase orders and/or delivery of material. Insures raw material is available as schedules are created.

F. Assists Demand Planner with planning system maintenance and alerts management of discrepancies.

G. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

H. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.


A. Specific knowledge, training or skills required to perform the duties of this position. Specific concepts, courses, training programs or required certifications: (To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) §

Analytical abilities and strong attention to detail §

Effective written and verbal communication skills §

Advanced Computer Proficiency: Windows, Excel, Word, AS400 §

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and generate results in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment §

Strong decision making and organizational skills §

Ability to take initiative in scheduling process §

Ability to interface with all levels of the organization §

Demonstrated ability to be flexible and creative and to think and react quickly to meet changing work demands §

Accountability for performing to a calculated work standard and/or performance expectations §

Associates Degree or 2 + years of related experience

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