Master Planner/Scheduler in Rochester, MN at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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Job Description


Job Title
Master Planner/Scheduler

Job ID(Requisition ID):
3508

Job Summary
The Master Planner/Scheduler applies and monitors a planning and scheduling system in accordance with Program Management requests and approved Inventory Management techniques and manages site Planner/Schedulers. Develops manufacturing plans and schedules for programs or products, to be produced by Manufacturing, and reflects progress against schedules through written and graphic reports.


Essential Functions and Competencies

  • Develop plans and schedules of Manufacturing activities on major programs or product lines from engineering release through to delivery of completed prime equipment and spares
  • Analyze memorandums, SSOs, work orders and other authorizing documents to establish scope of task being requested of manufacturing
  • Develop schedules in accordance with operational schedules, manpower capabilities and physical resources of Manufacturing Engineering, Production Test and Support, Assembly, Test Engineering and Material Services
  • Coordinate scheduling activities with Engineering, Quality Assurance, Inspection and Procurement to ensure on schedule drawing release, material receipt and inspection
  • Responsible for the preparation and presentation of charts, graphs and written reports outlining current status against schedules; Analyze deviations from schedules as to their nature, the reasons for schedule variance, their cost implications, the impact on the immediate tasks, the impact on the total program and the corrective action to be taken; Coordinate and analyze various support documents (computer printouts, prints, published material lead times, bills of material, etc.) to establish end item schedules and release, build and test schedules for all levels of product
  • Generate appropriate documents to assure plan is properly inputted into the MRP system; Edit and correct inputs as required
  • Prepare and present program plans to manufacturing and program office management
  • Attend production meetings
  • Assist in decision making process affecting manufacturing plans and schedules
  • Review, approve or concur with, and report schedule changes per submitted material and capacity analysis by customer team
  • Perform capacity requirements planning: o Analyze, develop and recommend capacity plans to meet demand requirements o Identify, develop and recommend capacity constraint solution or plans
  • Supervises site Planners/Schedulers

  • Qualifications / Education / Experience
  • Ability to provide leadership and mentorship to others in the planning activity
  • Proficient in associated Microsoft Word products
  • Demonstrate understanding of the extended process of order receipt and entry, material procurement, order release, assembly, shipment, and invoice payment
  • Understanding of the extended process of return debits and credits, return receipt and routing generation, Process Feedback System (PFS) entry and order release, return/project cost analysis, and return/project invoicing and shipment
  • Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tools (Baan or equivalent) as they apply to the position
  • Effective decision making skills as it relates to providing direction to the manufacturing floor and assigning priorities to meet customer goals and objectives
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment when representing the company in supply chain related decisions
  • Ability to handle returned product following all appropriate handling and ESD guidelines
  • Effective planning, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Effective leadership skills with coworkers and customers
  • Ability to effectively mentor co-workers
  • Ability to independently drive solutions to complex supply chain issues with limited supervision
  • Demonstrate teamwork and the ability to operate on diverse project teams with minimal direction
  • Demonstrate confidentiality and the ability to represent the company in a professional manner
  • Participate in a continuous improvement activity
  • Ability to understand and apply continuous improvement tools

    7+ years of experience in planning and scheduling in more complex accounts

    4 year degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management

  • Job Category
    Materials
    Job Location
    Rochester, MN, USA

    Schedule
    Day
    Pay Type
    Salary
    Travel Requirement
    No
    Job Type
    Full-Time

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