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Master Scheduler

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

As the Scheduling and Production Planner, SIOP (Sales, Information, Operations Planning) based at our Utilimaster manufacturing facility in Landisville, PA, you will be accountable for developing, supporting, and managing all scheduling and planning activities for the plant up until 18 months out and will focus primarily on our Truck Body product line.
Your role as Scheduling and Production Planner will also involve implementing a new scheduling methodology for multiple product builds across multiple manufacturing facilities. These plants are located in Landisville, PA, Charlotte, MI, Kansas City, MO, Bristol, IN, and North Charleston, SC.
You will also be tasked for ensuring that all scheduling activities related to materials, parts, and production are accomplished in the most efficiently way possible. Up 10% travel may be required.
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    What You'll Be Doing
    • Planning and establishing production schedules for manufacturing departments that involve diversified piece parts, assemblies, or tooling and ensure they conform with the master production schedules
    • Ensuring proper allocation to work center, load, capacity, and efficient utilization of equipment
    • Monitoring and tracking material inventories, production progress, and other factors that may affect schedules
    • Modifying and adapting production schedules and issuing order changes to accommodate revisions
    • Collaborate cross-functionally with engineer, materials, purchasing, and sales teams for schedule creation, progress updates, problem analysis, and corrective action recommendations
    • Preparing all required reports and correspondence related to scheduling and manufacturing planning
    • Maintaining knowledge of plant capacity and developing solutions for efficient utilization
    • Identifying, documenting, and implementing opportunities for continuous improvement
      • Associate degree
      • 4+ years of related scheduling and planning experience within a manufacturing environment OR a Business degree and 2+ years of scheduling and planning experience
      • Ability to travel (up to 10%)
      • Intermediate computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and AS400
      • A track record of handling multiple projects simultaneously and meeting deadlines
        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified Individual with a Disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
        About The Shyft Group
        The Shyft Group (NASDAQ: SHYF) is North America's leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly, and upfit for the commercial, retail, and service specialty vehicle markets.
        The Shyft Group and our brands are as driven as our associates. Every person behind our badge is given the tools they need to make a positive contribution to the company, their community, and their families. Across eight go-to-market brands, in ten states and two countries, we have over 3,000 dedicated employees working as one to lead with innovation, ingenuity, and a dedication to quality craftsmanship.
        The Shyft Group rebranded in 2020 to reflect a new focus on high-growth end markets to help ensure long-term profitable growth. Our name and renewed focus reflect the action, speed, and agility we offer the commercial vehicle industry through our growing roster of brands - Blue Arc---, Utilimaster -, Royal Truck Body, DuraMag -, Strobes-R-Us -, Spartan RV Chassis, Red Diamond---, and Builtmore.

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