The Production Scheduling Supervisor leads the product scheduling team to build optimum production schedules for the Plant.
Leads the production scheduling process, scheduling production orders to packaging lines to optimize efficiency & cost, while maximizing service levels.
Coordinates Finished Goods inventory coverage between plants.
Aligns planned production with Supply Chain priorities and communicates, as appropriate, to the local team.
Demonstrates a deep understanding of Production and Quality constraints critical to product sequencing and operational efficiency.
Develops and monitors Scheduling KPIs that will track and trend the scheduling process.
Initiates formal Problem-Solving and Improvement activities to generate and sustain KPI improvements.
Works collaboratively with Supply Chain and Operations to identify opportunities and drive continuous improvement in scheduling function.
Collaborates with key stakeholders (Supply Chain, Sales, Sales Operations, etc.) to coordinate special requests, updates and order changes.
Performs daily system functions as assigned or requested.
Communicates effectively, providing Plant-based team members and Supply Chain with scheduling priorities and updates.
Ability to be adaptable and flexible in changes and crisis.
All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies & procedures.
All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures out lined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.
Required Education and Experience
High School Diploma or GED.
Minimum of 3 years production or production scheduling experience.
Minimum of 1 year experience leading people or projects.
Understanding the operational KPI for materials and production management.
Analytical, reporting, problem solving and continuous improvement experience.
Ability to make decisions based on standard practices.
Advanced Microsoft office computer skills.
SAP experience (or similar ERP system).
Must be legally authorized to work for a company in the U.S. without sponsorship.
Preferred Education and Experience
Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution.
3 or more years leadership experience in a manufacturing/production environment.
• Occasional exposure to industrial operations including: temperature extremes from approximately 35°F to 100°F; noise levels in excess of 85 dB; moisture and moving machinery.
• Work is mainly performed in an office setting, with some time spent in a manufacturing environment
EEOC & Disclaimer
Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer