• SCM Planner and Scheduler

    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Hours From
    8:30 AM
    Days Worked
    Hours To
    5:00 PM
  • Overview

    Job Summary:


    In this vital role as a Production Planner/Scheduler, you will plan, schedule and coordinate the flow of work and materials through multiple product lines to achieve production and customer requirements. Your goal will be to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of our production operations to meet scheduled order promises, while complying with and executing REI's company policies and procedures.

    Responsibilities include

    The Production Planner/Scheduler Will:

    • Plan master and multiple product lines and production schedules to optimize production output and meet customer requirements.
    • Revise schedules to accommodate design changes, product demand fluctuation, labor or material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions.
    • Analyze internal and/or external customer requirements, current and future inventory conditions and production capacity to determine material and manpower requirements to meet division production goals.
    • Review and adjust requirements and related records to reflect changes in production material lists, change notices, and external customer orders.
    • Monitor and set inventory levels to avoid material shortages and excess inventory. 
    • Requisition and coordinate the ordering and expediting of materials to ensure inventory levels are maintained.
    • Track and analyze physical inventory data and variances. Recommends course of action to correct or improve inventory accuracy and reduce excess inventory.
    • Monitor daily production status to ensure that product is manufactured according to schedule.
    • Coordinate and expedite production and shipping activities with internal operations, vendors, suppliers and external customers to resolve complaints and eliminate delays. 
    • Develop new product material plans and production plans from technology and engineering. Achieve pre-mass & mass production material plans for multiple production lines.
    • May oversee the master production schedule for new product implementation. 
    • Compile records, update files and prepare periodic reports summarizing and analyzing production rates and output, material inventory and usage, and product demand. 
    • Identify countermeasures and action plans to correct unfavorable results. 
    • Present recommendations and information to management.

    Qualified candidates will possess

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in related field required. Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, highly preferred.
    • 2+ years of recent production planning/scheduling and control experience in a manufacturing environment is required.
    • APICS certification preferred.
    • Knowledge of production and inventory planning principles, materials flow and of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement.
    • Action driven individual, with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines is a must.
    • Ability to interact with various work groups and levels of staff and management within the REI's organization.
    • Must be flexible and able to handle detailed data quickly and accurately.
    • Excellent math, analytical, problem solving, persuasive, prioritize, organizational, time management, communication and written skills. 
    • Intermediate to advanced MS Office, especially Excel skills (formulas, macros, pivots, if/then).
    • Working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems.
    • Knowledge of ASPROVA scheduling software is a plus. 

    AA/M/F/VETERANS/Individuals with Disabilities, EOE, Drug-Free Workplace


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