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Production Scheduler

Company: Russell Stover Chocolates
Location: Corsicana
Posted on: May 11, 2024

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---The Scheduler is responsible for scheduling manufacturing runs in the plant. This position will be a resource for multidepartment including but not limited to production, staffing, purchasing and quality. --What you will be doing--- Balances conflicting objectives of efficient manufacturing and labor, material to develop the production plan. Analyze material shortage conditions, follow up with supply chain and recommend corrective actions daily. Analyze work center load and advise Planning and Manufacturing management of staffing or other constraints. Deliver firm daily production schedule to manufacturing. Communicate with multi departments including but not limited to: Manufacturing and Planning, daily- regarding identified concerns with material/component availability, equipment failures, customer demands, engineering changes, and deviations that impact the attainment of the production schedule. Review MRP transactions to facilitate proper product movement through the supply chain for finished goods.
Utilize SAP to open orders, close orders, process scrap, run queries, and reports. Estimates production time for each order giving consideration to availability of machines, material and tooling, number of operations involved, manufacturing backlog, order quantity, complexity of product.Do you have what it takes? (Basic Qualifications) Knowledge of production lead times. Lean/Continuous Improvement Qualifications advantageous and Production Planning. Support Value stream improvements by Identifying root cause failure modes for late release of Work in progress. Familiarity with SAP.Preferred Qualifications: Do you stand above the rest?
Experience scheduling in a challenging environment. Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in analyzing data relating to product forecasting, scheduling, or shipment. Comfortable leading discussion and debate both within peer group and with matrix business partners, operational. Analytical background desired.--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 , Production Scheduler, Professions , Corsicana, Texas

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