Master Scheduler

Manufacturing - Materials, Production, Production Support Fremont, California


Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify and implement system and process improvements within the supply chain to enable overall business process improvement.
  • Further develop existing forecast and supply programs to improve current days of inventory and cash cycle.
  • Analyze inventory levels and product demands to determine reorder levels and safety stocks.
  • Develop and maintain Forecast, master schedule and procurement plan based on history.
  • Review and update forecast, production schedules and material requirements.
  • Proactively review material supply and demand to determine push/pull actions appropriate to impact manufacturing MPS and supply MRP exception messages.
  • Coordinate and plan materials requirements for new product introductions, including review of new BOM’s and cut-in dates for build verification and production units.
  • Assess impact to materials availability and production schedule from customer sales opportunities that may be affecting demand for product over and above the plan.
  • Review material shortages, stock outages, and safety stock levels while working with vendors, Purchasing and manufacturing to meet customer requirements. Propose changes when needed.
  • Assist in the resolution of MRP and planning discrepancies.
  • Work cooperatively to implement innovative inventory efficiency programs.
  • Will ensure product availability and minimize inventory costs.
  • Oversees and ensures proper production control planning and scheduling programs including Kanban/Safety Stock, material agreements to meet customer requirements and to balance the level of manpower and machine requirements.  Makes certain that deviations to the production schedule or Kanban are investigated and properly followed up.  Arranges in plant transfers of materials to meet production schedules.
  • Monitor inventory levels and inventory control parameters (raw materials, WIP, finished goods) to meet the needs of changing business conditions.
  • Monitor internal delivery schedule to minimize freight dollars.
  • Monitors/promotes environmental, health, safety, and housekeeping within area of responsibility.