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Production Scheduler

Company: Loc Performance
Location: Lansing
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

*Loc Performance Products, LLC *provides full services for complex mechanical products, fabricated structures and systems that range from complete design services to prototype manufacturing, testing, production launch, full rate production and product service and sustainment. Loc provides quality products and services at affordable prices through a lean organizational structure and four facilities, three in Michigan that span 910,000 square feet, and one in Ohio, that span 800,000+ square feet. The Plymouth, MI facility serves as corporate headquarters and specializes in suspension, driveline, and track systems. The Lansing and Lapeer Michigan based facilities specialize in fabrications and armor product solutions. Loc's St. Mary's, Ohio facility manufactures rubber track products for agricultural, construction, and defense industries. *FLSA Status: *Exempt
*Job Title: *Planner/Scheduler
*Department: *Materials *Summary *The Planner / Scheduler will be responsible for the managing the replenishment process of component metals to support the manufacturing operations. The position will review material requirements, issue release orders, expedite shipments and support the Procurement team in their supplier optimization, quality improvement and cost reduction initiatives. *Essential Duties and Responsibilities *include the following. Other duties may be assigned * Daily follow up with vendor and logistics to track down past due purchase orders.
* Review materials requirements and manage delivery dates to ensure proper supply.
* Manage raw material master data settings as appropriate.
* Coordinate logistics of raw component deliveries with vendors.
* Review existing inventories for accuracy and as a cross-check to ERP System reports.
* Review system requirements, manage shortages, and run material planning and inventory reports.
* Issue release orders consistent with ERP System requirements to insure delivery on a timely basis.
* Expedite shipments from suppliers as needed to meet production schedules.
* Work with Production Scheduling to make necessary adjustments to schedules based on availability of supply.
* Work with the Procurement team to ensure contract information is correct.
* Work with suppliers to identify and implement material stocking programs and inventory replenishment opportunities, including providing forecast information as needed.
* Manage communication on deliveries and supply issues to all stakeholders (i.e. Scheduling, Receiving, Buyers, Production, QA, etc.). *Education and/or Experience** Previous experience with Plex preferred.
* General knowledge of ERP systems.
* Proficient with Excel/Power Point/Word
* Good presentation skills.
* Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, procedure manuals and contracts.
* Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
* Ability to speak effectively with vendors and internal staff.
* Ability to analysis data, identify issues and problem solve to correct issues.
* Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain Management / Purchasing / Business preferred.
* Minimum of one but prefer more than three years of Purchasing/Supply Chain experience
* Must be willing to attend Supply Chain continuous education seminars or class work as needed *Mathematical Skills*
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. *Reasoning Ability*
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. *Physical Demands *The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Loc Performance is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Job Type: Full-time Schedule:
* Monday to Friday Application Question(s):
* Do you have experience with Plex ERP system? Work Location: One location

Keywords: Loc Performance, Lansing , Production Scheduler, Professions , Lansing, Michigan

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