Master Scheduler

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Location: NMC Dynaplas Toronto

Shifts: 1st - Day,

Open Date: 09/19/2022

Purpose and Scope:

To plan, organize, arrange, and schedule all production lines including detailed configured machine schedules and machine work order distribution. This is administered by balancing operations and sales/customer requirements, including short- and long-term planning with considerations for material/supply chain tracking.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create build plans to balance production supply with sales demand
  • Manage configured finish goods inventory levels
  • Track global finish goods levels relative to firm orders and adjust schedules to maintain target inventory
  • Manage scheduling constraints through build/sales planning analysis
  • Create configured model forecasts in MRP based on historic trends
  • Manage customer build allocations to align with sales forecast
  • Create production schedules from build plans, ensuring customer priorities and finish goods mix is controlled
  • Communicate schedule releases and changes, issue work orders on a timely basis for all production lines and plant
  • Work with Sales, Production and Materials group to ensure attainable schedules are released and they meet customer requirements
  • Co-ordinate and monitor the movement of parts within the establishment and ensure that supplies, materials, and products are shipped and received on schedul
  • Maintain critical component tracking, communicate, and respond to supply delays
  • Maintain MRP forecast module with related volume and option mix percentages
  • Process changes orders in MRP, ensuring both work order and inventory transaction are accurate
  • Generated recommendation for minimum inventory levels
  • Create tracking reports for option usage and related customer to model profiles
  • Create management reports as required to communicate sales, production, and inventory levels
  • Coordinate cross-function meeting with the Sales groups and Operational groups to ensure alignment with supply and demand
  • Work cross-functionally with Engineering, Marketing, Project Management etc. to align with product development activities
  • Perform other tasks/duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skill

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in scheduling multiple customer product lines in an automotive manufacturing environment
  • Post-secondary education
  • Working knowledge on IQMS or other ERP/MRP systems would be beneficial
  • Working knowledge or experience on APQP would be beneficial
  • Basic Knowledge of IATF 16949 requirements
  • Knowledge of Automotive order / release systems
  • Advanced level of MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Additional skills through professional inventory control accreditation also desirable
  • Formalized education in the supply chain field would be beneficial
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and be able to work independently with the ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment.