Production Scheduler 14-0161

Company Name:
Cummins Bridgeway, LLC
Job Summary:
Responsible for expediting, scheduling and prioritizing shop orders to meet customer demand. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; and compiling reports on progress of work, and production problems.
Plan and manage production schedules to ensure on-time delivery of all customer orders.
Creates and maintains orders in an Access database and an MRP system.
Analyze sales order releases with respect to capacity planning and material requirements.
Daily correspondence with customers on status of orders.
Weekly communication with CPP staff on production update.
Complete shipping information and delivery date input.
Interface with all levels manufacturing and purchasing departments on material status and production planning issues.
Work with Prototype Planner to coordinate new builds (prototype managed builds and fit checks).
Coordinate all international shipments including document preparation.
Provide inside sales support.
Other duties, as directed or assigned.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Associates degree in business or equivalent work-related experience.
3-5 years experience in a job order production environment.
Experience with production systems, procurement, expediting MRP/ERP systems.
Experience in Six Sigma/Lean initiatives preferred.
Knowledge of manufacturing, quality control, and planning processes.
Skills and Abilities:
Solid analytical skills.
Proficient experience with MS Office tools such as Word, Excel and Access
Self-starter, highly motivated, requiring minimal direct supervision
Strong organizational and detail oriented skills
Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently
Proven strategic thinking and planning skills
Strong negotiating and solid decision making skills
Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate professionally with people at all levels of the organization and external contacts
Creative problem solver who is results oriented, proactive, organized, and calm under pressure
Persistent, tenacious, and assertive, without being abrasive or aggressive
Ability to determine the appropriate level of urgency to address critical issues
Ability to follow manufacturing safety policies and procedures.
Must possess good mathematical skills.

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