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Plant Scheduler

Description

POSITION TITLE: PLANT SCHEDULER

SUMMARY

Schedules machine operations and oversees and coordinates all production activity with sales, sales service, and shipping to insure that orders are being handled properly.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Schedule production machines in the most effective and efficient ways possible.

Coordinate all production activity with sales, sales service and shipping to insure customers’ orders are being handled properly.

Conduct scheduling meetings with various staff members to explain shipping deadlines, existing and/or new orders, and any outstanding issues or problems.

Comply with company policies and procedures.

Additional duties as assigned by management.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or GED

Previous experience in a corrugated scheduling department and/or box plant operation

Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:

Computer literate (good computer data entry skills)

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret production reports, technical procedures, manuals, regulations, and codes. Ability to write business reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with customers, employees, and outside company officials.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts related to production scheduling as well as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, and volume.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions and measurements furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Product and machinery specifications

Computer data entry

Quality standards --- (e.g. ISO 9001/2000 and EMS 14001)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Employee is regularly required to walk and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS

The performance of the Plant Scheduler will be measured as follows:

Operating standards - The employee will need to meet or exceed the Operating Standards set in the areas of quality, cost, safety, planning, customer satisfactions, supervision, efficiency, and productivity. Such standards will be set annually and communicated to the manager.

Personal growth - Each year there will be professional goals developed and agreed to by the manager and supervisor.

Employee relations – The employee will be evaluated regarding his/her behaviors associated with appropriate human interaction, respect, and communication.

Creativity – This will be evaluated by how active the employee is in participating in advancing the business through new and innovative ideas.

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