Master Scheduler

The Master Scheduler is responsible for coordinating the development of and driving execution of the master production schedule to satisfy the customer.

  • Supervises Production Planning Team members as assigned.
  • Assess risks and gaps within the schedule and communicate appropriately the risks with value stream stakeholders. Deploy corrective actions to meet expectations.
  • Supports the Production Planning Team in the on-time release and management of production work orders in accordance with MRP.
  • Works closely with manufacturing and purchasing departments to prioritize, expedite and de-expedite work orders and purchase orders based on material availability, department resources, changing requirements and customer service requirements.
  • Seeks ways to reduce internal lead times as well as lead times to customers.
  • Communicate schedule changes to levels of the organization as required.
  • Work with operations to help prioritize the shop floor in support of all customer requirements and adjust master schedule for capacity constraints.


  • BA/BS Business/Supply Chain/Industrial Eng or related field.
  • 4+ years of experience in Production Planning & Control for High Mix Manufacturing Environment.
  • 4+ years supervisory experience
  • APICS Certification Preferred
  • Working knowledge on demand management, forecast and level production level loading.
  • The position requires close attention to detail, strong problem solving and analysis skills and knowledge of manufacturing planning processes.