Production Scheduler/Data Analyst
Responsible for the day-to-day production scheduling of specific manufacturing departments. This role includes monitoring key metrics, minimizing inventory, and developing continuous improvement strategies. Strong collaboration with Operations, Logistics, Sales and Customer Service are critical to meet goals
Create, review, and maintain production schedules for multiple departments
Provide accurate commitment dates to Sales and Customer Service. Maximize on time delivery
Review material shortages, stock outages, and safety stock levels while working with Purchasing and Manufacturing to meet customer requirements. Anticipate and mitigate shortages from external factors. Propose changes when needed
Assist in the resolution of MRP and planning discrepancies
Coordinate with customers to monitor and plan their product inventories. Translate customer orders into appropriate customer specific manufacturing orders
Drive all necessary actions across the organization in order to secure and retain applicable quality, productivity and delivery goals
Manage long-term relationships by providing face-to-face communication with employees and internal customers daily
Interface with the Operations team to manage materials and capacity constraints and adjust schedules when needed
Manage, validate, and analyze data to identify and implement process improvements.
Develop new reports and dashboards from multiple systems. Train end users as needed.
Support initiatives for data integrity or normalization
Implement new or upgraded software as needed. Assist with strategic decisions on new or improved systems
Manage ERP master data, including creation, updates, and deletion. Troubleshoot the database as needed.
Monitor actual output versus planned output. Identify gaps and drive improvement
Provide timely reporting of key metrics. Periodically re-assess existing metrics while developing new ones as appropriate
Commissioning and decommissioning of data sets
Support other stakeholders in identifying and revising reporting requirements
The Ideal Candidate
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain/Logistics or other relevant field required, or equivalent work experience
3-9 years’ experience in a scheduling or similarly situated position within a manufacturing environment
Experience working in an organization that has successfully used one or more continuous improvement methodologies (lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, etc.) preferred
Six Sigma certification is a plus
General knowledge of hydraulic products is a plus
Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite
Strong oral and written communication skills
APICS certification (CPIM or CSCP) a plus
Our employees enjoy a full complement of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Paid and Voluntary Life Insurance, Disability coverage, 401(k) with a generous match, and the opportunity to participate in our ESOP. Paid Time Off (PTO) 10 Paid Holidays and more!
Our employees are encouraged to further their educations with our Tuition Assistance Programs, Apprenticeships and our on-site English As a Second Language (ESL) and Citizenship classes.
We offer best manufacturing practices training, Six Sigma classes led by our own Black Belts, supervisory and management development courses and basic computer skills classes
About the Company
Our employees enjoy a fast-paced and challenging work environment that provides them with daily opportunities to PowerForward their careers. Through interaction with our global network of employees and customers, our employees provide products and solutions that have a global impact. For almost 35 years, HydraForce has been producing the most innovative electro-hydraulic control solutions for the mobile machinery and industrial equipment markets.
Throughout the world, you can find our products in a broad range of applications:
Agricultural and Turf Care Machinery
Construction and Road-Building Equipment
Material Handling and Personnel-Lift Equipment
Transmission, Engine and Powertrain Controls
Forestry and Resource Management Equipment
Refuse and Waste Handling Equipment
Injection Molding and Press Machinery
Other Specialized Mobile and Industrial Applications