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Lead Production Scheduler

Company: Eaton
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Eaton's VEH Vehicle Group division is currently seeking a Lead Production Scheduler. This position is based at our Power Connections automotive manufacturing facility in Carol Stream, IL.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $62250.03 - $91300.04 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you'll do:

Eaton's Vehicle Group, Power Connections business is currently seeking a Production Scheduler to join our team.
We make the electric revolution work. Every day, we work to improve people's lives and the environment by making power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable.

Preparing for the electrified future of mobility takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours.
Our team is collaborating with companies to innovate the transportation technologies of the future, creating efficient vehicles that travel faster, farther, higher and safer at a lower overall cost to the consumer and the environment.

Position Overview:
The Lead Production Scheduler is responsible for developing the master production plan to satisfy customer demand while carrying minimum effective inventory. The qualified individual will be responsible for providing the plant with a monthly production plan consistent with the plant capacity and sales forecast. The planner is responsible for determining the desired inventory levels for finished goods down to the pack size including safety stock levels. The sales forecasts, new business opportunities, customer expectations, and internal supply constraints will be used to develop production plans, by month, for a rolling three-month period. Strong collaboration with the Opex Managers, Operations, Sales, Customer Service and Management will be critical to meeting business goals.

In this role you will:

  • Identify daily production outputs necessary to meet the Master Schedule.
  • Focus on optimization of run quantities, minimum changeover, and achievement of 100% On Time Delivery.
  • Identify capacity constraints to the Manufacturing and Production team.
  • Maintains the data integrity of the scheduling system in support of corporate goals and objectives.
  • Tracks metrics and generates monthly reports for key business performance indicators relating to logistics and manufacturing process execution.
  • Compile and analyze weekly/monthly shipping reporting metrics , perform plant production analysis.
  • Follows and revises procedures required to support of the operation execution process and scheduling applications.
  • Helps monitor raw material levels to ensure production uptime.
  • Interface with customer service/production team to provide product delivery support to customers
  • Serve as the primary contact for production information request and provide support for shipping dates and other info as requested.
  • Any other jobs/duties as assigned by the Opex Manager.

    Qualifications:

    Required (Basic) Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
    • Two (2) or more years' experience in Production Scheduling or Materials Management
    • Two (2) or more years' experience utilizing MRP / ERP systems or Advance Planning Systems
    • One (1) year of experience utilizing Microsoft Excel to include VLOOKUPs, Formulas, and Pivot Tables

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • APICS certification (CPIM or CSCP)
      • Bachelor's degree in supply chain or business from an accredited university

        Skills:

        Position Criteria:
        ---Sound knowledge of supply chain processes and procedures including manufacturing planning, demand, and replenishment processes.
        ---Strong negotiation skills with the ability to reason and influence at all levels.
        ---Strong communication and presentation skills.
        ---Strong problem solving and analysis skills.
        ---Ability to manage complexity and resolve conflicts that arise from balancing multiple priorities.
        ---Proficient in MS office applications. Strong excel skill a plus.
        ---Attention to detail, problem-solving, and analytics to recommend ways of enhancing productivity
        ---Proven ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Excel/Pivot skills
        ---Demonstrated ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
        ---Excellent mathematical skills, including proven ability to work with concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
        ---Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations Proven ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
        ---Experience in managing manufacturing processes, productivity, and efficiency measurements

        We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

        Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call us at 1-800-836-6345 to discuss your specific need. Only accommodation requests will be accepted by this phone number.

        We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Keywords: Eaton, Carol Stream , Lead Production Scheduler, Professions , Carol Stream, Illinois

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