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Manager, Scheduling

Company: Russell Stover Chocolates
Location: Corsicana
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Job Description:

At Russell Stover, not only do we love chocolate, but we love our jobs! Every day we go to work exhibiting our values of excellence, innovation, entrepreneurship, responsibility, and collaboration. Working at Russell Stover you'll be part of the leading manufacturer of boxed, seasonal, and sugar free chocolates. For over 100 years, Russell Stover Chocolates, Whitman's, and Pangburn's--have been crafted with the finest ingredients to bring happiness to generations. Today, we produce over 55 million pounds of chocolate annually, and our legacy brands can be found in 13 company-owned stores and over 9,000 wholesale accounts. Join our team and let's continue making chocolate lovers happy!----A day in the life---As the Manager of Scheduling, you will manage the plant scheduling team to ensure successful completion of a production plan and monitor MRP to avoid potential production constraints. You will be the point person for all communication regarding scheduling between the production facility and corporate teams.-- In this position, you will rapidly react to planning changes and have a backup plan daily and weekly.-- You will take initiative in verifying supplies are available, lead efforts to minimize excess semi-finished goods, and spearhead data accuracy in SAP to support PPDS scheduling needs and refinement.------What you will be doing---Utilize the PPDS module in SAP to: Rapidly learn multiple constraints in production departments that are not systematized. Support collaboration between plant operation and corporate planning teams. Participate in daily and weekly production meetings to verify plant approval of the schedule and manage deviations from that schedule. Analyze capacity vs demand to suggest capacity improvements and/or sales opportunities. Analyze and identify opportunities to improve line efficiency/OEE. Perform capacity and cost analysis for capital improvement or product development opportunities. Manage plant scheduler to ensure completion of essential tasks. Create and update detailed training documents. Monitor and adhere to food safety scheduling requirements as defined by Food Safety & Quality Assurance (example: Allergen Management)Do you have what it takes?-- (Basic Qualifications) Bachelor's degree or related experience at a senior level Two years related experience and/or training in a manufacturing setting Experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the food industry MS Office Software, to include Excel, Word, and PowerPoint as well as general database knowledge Excellent written and oral communication skills Flexible to work scheduled shifts including evenings, weekends, and holidays Ability to reside in the Corsicana, TX or surrounding areas (relocation assistance provided)Do you stand above the rest? (Preferred Qualifications) 2 or more years working in an SAP environment to help align the system with our industry SAP PPDS experience (Detailed Scheduling) APICS CPIM, CSCP, or similar Detailed knowledge of SAP related scheduling procedures Analytical thinker who backs decisions with data.--At Russell Stover Chocolates, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. Russell Stover Chocolates is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.--We provide equal employment opportunities to all people without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, military service, veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.--Employment by Russell Stover Chocolates is contingent upon I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification, and satisfactory reference and background checks.Make Happy. Work Happy.--

Keywords: Russell Stover Chocolates, DeSoto , Manager, Scheduling, Executive , Corsicana, Texas

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