Planner Scheduler
Flex
 Austin, TX

Position Description

Job Description

The Planner Scheduler will be based in Austin, Texas. Responsible for supporting materials and production functions.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you'll do:

  • Leads order processing activities for major customer units.
  • Advises non-exempt associates regarding day-to-day priority of customer requests.
  • Serves as advanced interface with customer for escalations of order commitments, order expedites, and problem resolution.
  • Monitors and proactively addresses issues that impact performance to committed ship date (CSD), lead-time, response time, and inventory goals.
  • Coordinates and manages high-visibility and/or important customer programs. May include initial customer or product startup initiatives or large customer programs.
  • Coordinates with Master Scheduler to manage product life cycle and related materials availability issues.
  • Drives process improvements inside and outside the area of Order Management.
  • Plans, schedules, coordinates and approves product release to the production planning systems based on material and capacity availability.
  • Provides input to management, reschedules, and /or interfaces with customer program management, master scheduling, customers and production control to reschedule production in the event of design changes, labor and material shortages, backlogs, and other potential schedule interruptions.
  • Represents Order Management on various Customer Focus Teams.
  • May also support inventory control, supply chain management, material planning, and scheduling

Here is some of what you'll need (required):

  • Minimum 2 or 3-years' experience in similar position
  • Strong knowledge of the MS Office (Excel)
  • Ability to interface and communicate with Customer
  • Strong communication skills

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

  • Manufacturing experience
  • Bachelor's degree

Here are a few examples of what you'll get for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • PTO
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at local retailers

Job Category

Global Procurement & Supply Chain

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