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Production Scheduling Supervisor at Great Lakes Cheese in Hiram, Ohio

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Job Overview

The Production Scheduling Supervisor leads the product scheduling team to build optimum production schedules for the Plant.

Job Responsibilities


  • 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.

Working Conditions

• 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