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Production Scheduling Assistant

Marathon, Wisconsin

PlantHourly

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Company Summary:

Position Summary:

We are looking for a qualified Production Scheduling Assistant to organize production according to demand and quality standards. You will be the one to ensure our goods are produced on time for distribution in a profitable manner. An excellent Scheduling Assistant is well-versed in production procedures and ways to optimize them. They are organized and results-driven with great problem-solving skills. Advanced communication and computer skills are very useful for the role. The goal is to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of our production operations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate production workflow for one or multiple products
  • Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay
  • Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand
  • Assign workers and other staff to particular production operations
  • Schedule shift according to production needs
  • Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget
  • Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption
  • Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)
  • Prepare and submit status and performance reports
  • Keep paperwork organized
  • Collaborate with quality control, warehouse and other staff

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as production planner
  • Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles
  • Experience in MRP II (Manufacturing resource planning)
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems
  • Good at math and statistics
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • High school diploma; Further education or certification is preferred

Benefits:

Medical, dental, vision, life, long-term and short term disability insurance, and flexible spending account (FSA) plan available 1st of the month following 60 days of employment. Affordable voluntary accident and critical illness plans also available after 60 days of employment. 401(k) retirement plan available quarterly following 90 days of employment with an employer match. Vacation after successful completion of 30 days of employment, as well as attendance incentive time paid after six months.

Application:

Applications now being accepted here on Indeed.com or stop by our Office in Marathon, WI - 901 2nd Street, Marathon, WI 54448 to pick up a job application.
 
Pay: starting at $18.78 per hour