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Become A Production Scheduler

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Working As A Production Scheduler

  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Stressful

  • $49,200

    Average Salary

What Does A Production Scheduler Do At MacLean-Fogg

* Evaluate new or changed customer orders / escalations relative to shop load and delivery lead times and prioritizing/re-prioritizing jobs accordingly.
* Review BOM and Route structures.
* Periodically review critical ERP planning attributes and keeping them aligned.
* Analyze existing inventory/work-in-process and release new production orders to the shop floor.
* Manage inventory levels
* Capacity Planning identify critical constraints and develop strategies with the Value Stream team to eliminate/reduce.
* Release job orders/job package and all necessary paperwork to the production departments to start up manufacturing to the scheduled date
* Compile and report monthly schedule metrics
* Responsible for on time delivery and inventory turns.
* Monitoring production activities and providing feedback to the production departments as to schedule reliability.
* Providing timely responses to specific order inquiries from the Sales group.
* Recognizing and expediting a solution when conflict occurs between demand and capacity.
* Involvement with cross-functional team collaboration and continuous improvement activities

What Does A Production Scheduler Do At Thermo Fisher Scientific

* Establish production plans, in conjunction with supporting departments, to ensure customer delivery commitments are achieved and maintain consistent production pace.
* Maximize utilization of departmental assets to ensure maximum productivity while balancing utilization of available departmental resources.
* Align priorities across the value stream and drive each phase of the production process to ensure timelines and need by dates are achieved.
* Perform daily reviews of orders in all system to identify changes in status to make sure that orders efficiently flow through our system.
* Review daily back orders and schedule production to fulfill requirements
* Manage inventory availability prior to and post work order execution
* Create work orders and prepare job packets with all required documentation
* Maintain and update daily visual management dashboard.
* Communicate challenges and required actions to restore delivery performance.
* Be proactive in identifying potential product issues and communicate to stake holders
* Expedite flow of materials, processes and schedules to maximize On Time In Full delivery.
* Strong cross-functional skills needed to coordinate personnel and eliminate delays.
* Assist in implementing solutions with sense of urgency.
* Participate and lead of Continuous Improvement projects

What Does A Production Scheduler Do At Honeywell

* Creates and manages the Master Production Schedule in the MRP system to generate requirements for manufactured and purchased parts.
* Balance current and future customer demand requirements with manufacturing and supplier capabilities/capacities to ensure completion of customer requirements
* Owner of the forecasting model for the STL manufacturing operations
* Maintains Rough Cut Capacity Plan (RCCP) for fabrication and assembly departments to assure customer requests do not exceed capacity.
* Reviews new sales requests and determines feasible delivery dates
* Analyzes data, including customer requirements and planning information and prepares reports as needed to facilitate and recommend actions to ensure optimal supply chain execution
* Monitors and directs MRP requirements to ensure timely release of jobs
* Assists with feasibility studies, baseline measurements, workflow analysis, workflow redesign and post implementation analysis
* Leads, coaches, and mentors the planner/schedulers in the department
* Review production schedules
* Material availability review
* Capacity requirement review
* Interacts with factory floor
* Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent work experience
* Minimum 3 years previous MRP system experience required (Oracle preferred)
* Ability to communicate verbally in one-on-one situations with management and co-workers; listens to others without interrupting and gets clarification when needed
* Experience with LEAN practices and principles
* Previous material and or manufacturing experience
* Advanced Computer skills in MS Suite (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint)
* Strong attention to detail and focus on quality and accuracy
* Experience in manufacturing planning
* Ability to lead process improvement
* Ability to work independently and take direction from others
* Established skills and experience in Materials management
* Exempt Careers at Honeywell
* Engineering
* st Shift
* Continued Professional Development

What Does A Production Scheduler Do At Mettler Toledo

* Review Master schedule to identify outsource potential for parts and complete systems
* Audit fabrication routings, BOM's, and drawing revisions to ensure only failure-free production orders are released
* Release jobs for fabrication and assembly as needed
* Act as backup for other Assembly and Fabrication scheduler
* Works with manufacturing engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate fabrication processes.
* Plans, issues and monitors fabrication schedule by analyzing a variety of input data to assure the timely delivery and efficient use of resources required to meet the Master schedule.
* Updates and prepares revised schedules based on changes generated by such factors as engineering changes, customer requests, missing parts, etc.
* Analyzing of MRP exception messages to react to changing material requirements (quantity, requested availability dates).
* Delay or expedite production if necessary.
* Pro-active management of past due production orders.
* Track supply and stock situation; take corrective actions if necessary, and provide suitable information to internal customers.
* Maintain material master data related to Planning and Scheduling to ensure proper settings and product supply.
* Align ERP capacity availability and requirements with physical shop floor availability and requirements.
* Resolution of back flush errors.
* Execute assigned projects as defined

What Does A Production Scheduler Do At Xylem

* Schedules production based on the ERP system using various shop floor systems.
* Schedules based on MRP orders, configured customer orders and/or Kanban requirements to satisfy the production plan and customer schedules.
* Coordinates with factory supervision, highlight gaps in available manpower.
* Update schedules and manufacturing orders based on customer order changes.
* Changes include cancellation, expedite, changed specifications or changed dates.
* Maintain manufacturing orders with correct dates and status, missed component issues including post deduct errors.
* Monitor and release customer orders in scheduling software based on material availability communicated by purchasing team.
* Communicate potential part shortages to purchasing and factory teams.
* Update on time information in designated reporting tool.
* Maintain material movement request to support manufacturing orders including material requests, material moves, pick requests, etc.
* Release components with local warehouses based on established guidelines.
* This includes approve requisitions from suppliers with blanket agreements or transfers from Xylem owner warehouses.
* Manage outside processing orders.
* Assist inventory analyst and internal logistic functions to reconcile inventory discrepancies.
* Participates in various lean activities including Kaizen Events and 5
* S teams

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How To Become A Production Scheduler

Material recording clerks usually need to have a high school diploma and are trained on the job. There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.


Production, planning, and expediting clerks; shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks; and material and product inspecting clerks need a high school diploma or equivalent.

Production, planning, and expediting clerks need to have basic knowledge of computer applications such as spreadsheet software.

There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.


Material recording clerks usually learn to do their work on the job. Training for most material recording clerks may last less than a month. Production, planning, and expediting clerks’ training can take several months.

Typically, a supervisor or more experienced worker trains new clerks.

Material recording clerks first learn to count stock and mark inventory and then move onto more difficult tasks, such as recordkeeping. Production clerks need to learn how their company operates before they can write production and work schedules.


With additional training or education, material recording clerks may advance to other positions within their firm, such as purchasing agent. Clerks in retail establishments can move into the sales department.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Production, planning, and expediting clerks are frequently in contact with suppliers, vendors, and production managers and need to be able to communicate the firm’s scheduling needs effectively.

Customer-service skills. Stock clerks sometimes interact with customers in retail stores and may have to get the item the customer is looking for from the storeroom.

Detail oriented. Material and product inspecting clerks check items for defects, some of which are small and difficult to spot.

Math skills. Some material recording clerks use math to calculate shipping costs or take measurements.

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Production Scheduler Career Paths

Production Scheduler
Planner/Buyer Senior Buyer Purchasing Manager
Director Of Purchasing
10 Yearsyrs
Planner/Buyer Purchasing Manager
Director, Procurement
13 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager Business Analyst Quality Assurance Manager
Manufacturing Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Manager Purchasing Agent Materials Planner
Material Control Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Production Planner Master Scheduler
Material Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Material Manager Purchasing Manager
Materials Director
12 Yearsyrs
Planner Planning Supervisor
Materials Planning Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager General Manager Account Executive
Office Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Production Supervisor Operations Manager
Operations Director
9 Yearsyrs
Production Supervisor Production Manager
Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Materials Planner Production Planner Production Supervisor
Plant Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Purchasing Manager Contractor Buyer Senior Buyer
Production Control Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Planner Production Control Planner Production Planner
Production Planning Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Master Scheduler Project Manager
Program Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Production Planner Planner/Buyer Senior Buyer
Purchasing Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Materials Planner Planner/Buyer Purchasing Manager
Supply Chain Director
14 Yearsyrs
Production Manager Operations Manager Purchasing Manager
Supply Chain Lead
9 Yearsyrs
Master Scheduler Material Manager Purchasing Manager
Supply Chain Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Material Manager General Manager District Manager
Warehouse Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Production Manager Warehouse Manager
Warehouse Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
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Production Scheduler Demographics


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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • Japanese

  • French

  • Mandarin

  • Chinese

  • Vietnamese

  • German

  • Carrier

  • Arabic

  • Italian

  • Portuguese

  • Cantonese

  • Aramaic

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Real Production Scheduler Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Manager, Production Scheduling and Planning Gayesco-WIKA USA, L.P. Pasadena, TX Jul 01, 2016 $80,000
Production Scheduling Engineer Zotos International Inc. Geneva, NY Apr 21, 2016 $72,571
Production Scheduler Yanfeng Us Automotive Interior Systems II LLC Frenchtown, MI Jun 10, 2016 $65,853 -
Production Scheduler Yanfeng Us Automotive Interior Systems II LLC Frenchtown, MI Oct 06, 2016 $65,853 -
Production Scheduler Mahle Aftermarket, Inc., Service Solutions York, PA Feb 22, 2016 $65,000 -
Production Scheduler Eastman Chemical Company Fieldale, VA Feb 09, 2016 $64,800 -
Manufacturing Production Scheduling Engineer Zotos International Inc. Geneva, NY Apr 29, 2016 $63,898
Production Scheduler Eastman Chemical Company Fieldale, VA Nov 09, 2016 $63,200 -
Manufacturing Production Scheduling Engineer Zotos International Inc. Geneva, NY Apr 29, 2013 $62,000
Production Scheduler Atlas Copco Compressors LLC Houston, TX Sep 02, 2014 $60,600 -
Production Scheduler Alstom Grid Inc. Charleroi, PA Sep 16, 2013 $59,280 -
Production Scheduler, Analyst 2 Sanden International (U.S.A.), Inc. Wylie, TX Oct 27, 2016 $56,784
Production Scheduler Seaboard Foods LLC Guymon, OK Sep 08, 2015 $56,500
Production Scheduler Husco Automotive Holdings, LLC Waukesha, WI Sep 17, 2015 $55,000
Production Scheduler Husco International, Inc. Waukesha, WI Sep 17, 2015 $55,000

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Top Skills for A Production Scheduler


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Top Production Scheduler Skills

  1. Raw Materials
  2. Customer Service
  3. Production Supervisors
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Scheduled production flow from expediting raw materials to manufacturing final product.
  • Direct responsibilities over plant production scheduling, customer service, and inventory control for plastic injection molding facility.
  • Facilitate daily production meetings and provide reports for the leadership team, customer service, production supervisors and sales management.
  • Scheduled frame cutting and building for furniture manufacturer, issued Purchase Orders, figured production pay rate.
  • Plan, release and track work orders, utilizing MRP II production system.

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