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Master Production Scheduler

Company: TT Electronics plc
Location: Mentor
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview
Come and work with us the "TT Way" which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done---well! With approximately 5000 colleagues we operate from 28 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.
TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to "give something back" by supporting the local communities in which we operate.
Our site in Perry, Ohio is part of the Global Manufacturing Solutions (GMS) business. We specialise in low volume, high mix electronics manufacturing for the aerospace, defense, industrial, and medical industries. With locations in North America, Europe and Asia, we provide highly engineered electronics and electromechanical assemblies for world-leading manufacturing companies. We provide customers with tailored business solutions, global sourcing and logistics.
Role Overview And Responsibilities
Summary: The Master Production Scheduler will be responsible for leading the production planning group to effectively create, maintain, and execute an efficient production schedule that meets customer requirements while minimizing cycle times and effectively utilizing inventory.
This individual will work closely with Production and Planning as the primary interface between SIOP Planning and Operations. Focusing on short and long term production needs necessary to deliver on full strategic horizon goals.
The right candidate will have demonstrated solid leadership in leading teams and programs to deliver successful outcomes. This candidate is expected to perform using best practices for scheduling, monitoring, tracking and execution of projects intermediate-to-large scale for cross functional, and company-wide critical programs.
Desired Background and Experience: Primary duties and responsibilities will be a subset of these skills.
Experience in multiple areas of Materials Management - Sales Demand Management, Production Planning, and Inventory Control.
Lean or 6S experience and/or certifications.
Experience in a manufacturing environment (vs. corporate office).
ERP system experience - especially implementations and/or multiple systems.
Industry experience (EMS or electronics) preferred
Relevant degree (Supply Chain or Business)
Experience with cost reduction and/or material reduction.
Awards and/or recommendations
International experience

Qualifications, Skills And Attributes
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Oversee production planning and management activities
Responsible for the creation and maintenance of the level loaded master production schedule.
Identify and manage bottlenecks and capacity issues with the production management team.
Plan work-flow and schedules for production departments.
Understand production issues and escalate unresolved issues to management.
Assist in production risk assessment and mitigation activities.
Identify and recommend feasible solutions to solve operational issues.
Work with management team to develop a roadmap of projects and initiatives necessary to ensure future production capabilities match long term strategic needs.
Lead the development of scheduling and production efficiency tools necessary to reduce the manual aspect of production planning.
Collaborate with project stakeholders (master scheduler, purchasing, manufacturing, manufacturing engineering, etc.) to implement process improvement activities.
Work with the Production Planner, Master Scheduler, and Production Management Teams to execute and deliver on various customer schedule change requests.
Oversees Production Planner's release of work orders to the production floor.
Oversees Production Planning Department's acknowledgement of customer schedule changes to upcoming and current work in process.
Identify delays and accordingly adjust schedules to meet deadlines.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The Individual must be able to maintain confidentiality and have good Judgment. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions . A pleasant professional image is expected at all times. Candidate will be expected to exhibit high ethical standards and promote the same within the company.
Education/Experience/Credentials: Bachelor's Degree; Ten years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language Ability: Excellent communication both written and verbal. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, Team Members and the general public. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.
Math Ability: Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, fractions and decimals without a calculator. Apply mathematical theories and techniques to solve practical problems in business and engineering. Interpret data and report conclusions from their analyses.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to collect data, solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to maintain a professional and positive image in any situation using good judgment.
Computer Skills: Ability to use office software, including Word processing, Spreadsheets, Databases, Slide Presentations, Internet browsers, E-mail, and business systems software.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has supervisory responsibilities.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands, finger dexterity, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

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