Scheduling Coordinator in Winona, MN at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Winona, MN
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Job Description

Job Title
Scheduling Coordinator

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
The Scheduling Coordinator will work out of our Winona, MN facility.

Scheduling Coordinator is responsible to load schedule and release orders per schedule review process, which may be defined by Planner. Monitor status of planned and released orders through shipment and invoice payment and expedites/resolve issues that delay schedules.

Essential Functions and Competencies

  • Entry level spreadsheet knowledge & basic computer knowledge.
  • 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 (MAPICS, Baan, or equivalent).
  • Able to communicate effectively, in both written and verbal formats.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with co-workers and customers.
  • Ability to handle returned product following all appropriate handling and ESD guidelines.
  • Perform functions of unpacking and verifying returned product up to two hours/day, and preparing returned product for release to Production.
  • Participate in a continuous improvement activity.
  • Able to work overtime requests when needed.

Qualifications / Education / Experience
  • Acts as the key contact for receipt and entry of new orders, change orders, and net change analysis from customers. Works with Planner on material and capacity analysis per defined guidelines in order to establish a schedule for each order. Acknowledges promised delivery date to customer and assists Planner in resolution of issues related to discrepancies between the requested and promised due date.
  • Processes component and non-inventory order entries and invoices as needed.
  • Monitors material status on upcoming orders and flags and releases orders as daily release schedule is defined.
  • Monitors all orders to assure timely completion to promise date and escalates/resolves issues that may prevent timely delivery of orders
  • Modifies schedules as appropriate due to considerations of lot sizes, lead times, inventory levels, efficient timely production utilization, and subassembly merge with final assembly requirements.
  • Acts as a focal point for Production, Product Engineering, Kitpull, Shipping, and Purchasing for any issues related to priorities, holds, throughput or capacity issues, part shortages, or engineering changes on released orders.
  • Participates on the Customer Team as the Planning Dept representative and supports department, business unit, and divisional goals. Assists the Planning Manager or Planner as needed regarding development of or changes to Planning or Scheduling processes.
  • Participates in analysis and management of WIP, Finished Goods, and Component inventory levels.
  • Works with Project Management as assigned to process project orders, track orders to completion, analyze project costs, and prepare and process project invoicing and closing.
  • Acts as the primary customer contact for all return issues as assigned; processes Return Material Authorization (RMA) issue, return routing changes, return receipt and issue, return cost analysis, and tracking of returns through shipment and invoicing per defined guidelines.
  • Works with Finance to investigate and resolve Accounts Receivable issues.
  • Assists other team members as needed to ensure customer needs are met.

0-2+ years experience administrative scheduling support

High School diploma or GED

Job Category
Job Location
Winona, MN, USA

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