The Master Scheduler coordinates production schedules and inventory to ensure efficient and effective operations which allows timely delivery of product to meet customer delivery schedules and revenue objectives.
Works with manufacturing team and develops weekly and monthly production volume planning using the business forecast, material availability, actual customer orders, and the defined capacity parameters
Works with Operations, Program Management, Purchasing, Production Planning, Sales Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP) and senior leadership to develop production schedule forecasts
Maintains master schedule in Plex ERP; revises as needed and alerts appropriate staff of schedule changes or delays
Produces production scenarios for management to review that can be executed when revisions are needed
Reviews customer releases and shipping schedules to establish production priorities and produce/update manufacturing schedules daily
Supports and assists Production Planning and Purchasing, when needed, in ensuring material schedules and vendor commitments support the production plan per the master schedule
Regularly compares current and anticipated orders with available inventory of raw materials; uses judgment to anticipate demand for and tracks shortages
Participates in periodic forecasting meetings with Business Development and other related departments
Integrates sales orders with the master schedule; coordinates availability of raw materials, supplies, equipment, and staff as needed to meet delivery dates
Maintains operational alignment with production plan and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
Maintains planning parameters in the MRP system to ensure proper order generation
BS degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Minimum of five years of related experience
Good understanding of electronics manufacturing, production planning/scheduling, work center setup, and supply chain
Experience planning and scheduling a production line, preferably in a high mix, low volume environment
Extremely proficient with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems; experience with Plex ERP systems preferred
Excellent communication, excellent organizational skills, and attention to detail
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to be flexible to accommodate changes in a fluid, dynamic environment
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead cross-functional teams and coordinate across various departments to drive alignment to a master schedule
Proficient with MS Office Suite and SharePoint
Possess or can obtain a U.S. Government granted security clearance
Sypris Electronics, LLC provides goods and services to the U.S. Government and other prime contractors and is obligated by its contracts with those entities, as well as by various federal laws and regulations regarding security and export control, to restrict access to certain goods, services, and/or any related information. Accordingly, Sypris Electronics has a policy of only hiring U.S. citizens. Upon employment all employees have to provide evidence verifying U.S. citizenship.
Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
Pre-employment drug screening required.
Sypris Electronics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Sypris Electronics does not, and will not, discriminate against a person on the basis of race, ancestry, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religious creed or belief, physical or mental disability, marital or familial status, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, protected activity (such as opposition to or reporting of prohibited discrimination or harassment), or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, in any aspect of employment opportunity.
Sypris Electronics offers a competitive compensation and benefits package upon date of hire including health, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401(k) with company matching. We also offer a 9/80 work schedule.