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Production Scheduler Job Description Sample Template


This free Production Scheduler job description sample template can help you attract an innovative and experienced Production Scheduler to your company. We make the hiring process one step easier by giving you a template to simply post to our site. Make sure to add requirements, benefits, and perks specific to the role and your company.

Production Scheduler Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced, self-starting individual to join our company as a Production Scheduler. As part of our production team, you will maintain production schedules according to customer needs, maximizing effectiveness and throughput in all aspects of the production process. You will also balance incoming sales orders with existing capacity and backlog, distribute upcoming schedules to team leads and supervisors, and coordinate with our leadership team to ensure ideal staffing levels and coverage. This is a specialized position, and our ideal candidate has considerable professional experience within a production environment, especially as related to heavy manufacturing scheduling.

Production Scheduler Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement daily and weekly production schedules and targets
  • Balance existing labor and machine capacity to maximize efficiency and production throughput
  • Examine all aspects of the scheduling process, including historical data, to improve production processes wherever possible
  • Report to the leadership team regarding existing orders, challenges, and production forecasting

Production Scheduler Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in manufacturing, administration, or relevant field preferred
  • Three years in a production environment, especially in production scheduling
  • Strong organizational acumen and problem-solving ability
  • Proficiency with standard scheduling software and productivity suites
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

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