Production Scheduler in Niles, MI at National Standard

Date Posted: 3/1/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Niles, MI
  • Experience:
    Up to 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Attend production meetings to assure plant production scheduling requirements are full understood and that production planning requirements are staffed.
  • Publish production schedules by identifying products, equipment, sequence, completion dates, etc.
  • Monitor production by analyzing reports and compare progress to schedule.
  • Resolve scheduling problems by collecting and analyzing information and coordinating solutions.
  • Schedule product through various processing lines
  • Inventory management of corresponding production lines 
  • Monitor back order log to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Interface with sales, plant supervision, maintenance and purchasing on a regular basis.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual bust be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • Three to five years related experience in manufacturing industry and Associates degree in related field required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Must be detailed oriented and can work independently to gather information as required to complete a task.
  • Microsoft Office Software – Outlook, Word, Excel, Dynamics AX.  

Competencies: To perform this job successfully, an individual will demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Communicate effectively using verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Detail oriented
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to changing conditions and priorities.
  • Must have an excellent attendance record and complete assignments on time.
  • Must be able to work overtime when needed.
  • Must be self-directed and motivated.
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to changing conditions and priorities.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  • Required extensively: sitting at a computer, use of near visual acuity. 
  • Regularly required:  walk throughout the factory to gather information.
  • Occasionally required: walk outside the factory to gather information. 


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