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Master Scheduler

Lewiston, ME

Posted: 07/26/2019 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $75,000 - $95,000


 Master Scheduler

The ideal candidate will have the following traits: competitive, highly organized, ambitious, impatient, highly aware of time management, and an open and transparent communicator.

As part of the Supply Chain Team, our Master Scheduler is responsible for the daily scheduling of all work centers and ensuring production schedules meet or exceed customer delivery expectations in a low volume / mixed model manufacturing environment. The Master Scheduler should be proficient in the use of MRP/ERP systems, Finite Forward Scheduling and Theory of Constraints with experience implementing Kanban / Heijunka replenishment tools. Other skills include use of and maintenance of master data in ERP/MRP systems.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and manage Production Schedules to maximize the company's throughput, efficiency and effectiveness and communicate demand and changes to Production Team daily

Optimize the flow of raw materials and Work in Process throughout the plant to minimize inventory levels, minimize transaction volumes and continuously improve efficiency in relation to production schedules

Synchronizes production schedules between departments

Follow-up that schedules are being followed and communicate with planning

Responsible to identify and trigger modifications needed to Bills of Materials and Routes and lead-times and other master data to keep the finite forward scheduling system effective and efficient.

Proactively identify, communicate and de-conflict scheduling issues

Monitors capacity levels for each resource and recommends equipment and staffing level changes to support growth trends

Works with Plant Manager to justify and obtain approval for appropriate changes

Keeps Plant Manager apprised of issues and seeks guidance as appropriate

Assumes additional responsibilities as needed

Supports safety and quality goals throughout the facility

Support continuous improvement projects

Provide reports/metrics to management as required




Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Supply Chain, Business, or Engineering

Supply Planning Certification CPIM, CSCP or CPSM helpful.



Minimum 5 years of experience hands-on Production Planning and Master Scheduling

Previous experience developing Master Scheduling methods and work-flows

Experience using lean manufacturing pull systems. level loading, and capacity planning tools preferred


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Excellent communicator with the ability to be both deeply analytical and provide executive level messaging and communications

Super-user of Excel (macros, algorithms, SQL statements), and Infor Syteline

Ability to read an engineering drawing and bill of materials

Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and work independently with little supervision.

Ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relations

Brody Cunningham
Managing Partner

Brody has over five years of experience in the staffing industry, and has been with Pascoe Workforce for three. His ambition, determination and creativity has set him apart throughout his career. He seeks out new challenges, adapting to facilitate clients’ requests and expanding his already deep industry knowledge base.
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