Production Scheduler/Expediter

The Production Scheduler/Expediter develops the plant work assignments by analyzing work order information and available work center capacities. He/she ensures effective resource management through carefully planned production scheduling. This position is also responsible for prioritizing and expediting work orders as/when needed.

Job Requirements:
• Reviews order releases with respect to capacity planning and material requirements.
• Interfaces with multiple departments on material status and production planning issues.
• Prioritize inbound and outbound shipments to make sure orders are delivered on time.
• Tracks and processes change orders to determine feasibility with current production loads/capacities.
• Facilitates daily production meetings with shop leaders.
• Maintains Foreman reports generated by ERP system.

Skills & Abilities:
• Communication Skills: will need to speak with coworkers and customers on a regular basis.
• Critical-Thinking Skills: will need to devise plans of action and asses those plans regularly.
• Organizational Skills: Multiple orders, people and many moving pieces will keep scheduler on their toes.
• Problem-Solving Skills: will need to be ready when problems arise, or be ready to anticipate problems before they happen.

Education & Experience:
• Previous experience in steel fabrication/service industry strongly preferred.
• Previous experience with JobBoss ERP system preferred.
• Experience with Microsoft Office required.
• ISO experience strongly preferred.
• 3-5 years’ experience as production scheduler preferred.
• Associates degree in Business or Engineering a plus.
• Sense of humor required.

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