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$65,000 to $85,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“Fast paced food manufacturing operation that is growing and needs talent to help plan, organize and improve the flow of the operation”

Master Scheduler

  • Food manufacturer in Chicago, IL is expanding and is hiring a Master Scheduler to oversee all of planning for the operation
  • This role will report to the General Manager
  • The client has been in business for 25 years and is well established with 10+ locations throughout the US.
  • People we have placed at this organization describe them as a great place to grow your career, family oriented, and a stable organization with great benefits
  • Local candidates preferred


  • Big believers in growth potential
  • Medical, dental, vision, long-term and short-term disability (great coverage at a low cost)
  • 401K match
  • PTO
  • Family environment


  • Plan, prepare, issue, and control production schedules and material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials are timed to meet production requirements.
  • Use NetSuite ERP and MS Office, Excel and Access to track data and create the master schedule
  • Analyze production specifications and capacity data
  • Run MRP daily and accurately assigns ship dates to new orders based on material/machine/hours availability
  • Reviews EOQ's and safety stock to drive effective inventory levels to ensure high on-time completion rates
  • Coordinate with customers, manufacturing, admins and other planners to execute the production plan on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Review open daily order report and adjust order quantities as needed
  • Interface and work hands-on with manufacturing to ensure production needs are met daily
  • Review and track all jobs to ensure they are on time and will meet delivery needs
  • Adjust work order start dates and/or quantities to utilize resources effectively and efficiently
  • Expedites operations and alter schedules to meet unforeseen conditions


  • BS/BA degree is required or an equivalent amount of 10+ years of master scheduling and or production planning experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have manufacturing scheduling / planning experience; prefer experience with food, consumer products, assembly, or similar industries
  • Extensive experience with ERP and MS Excel; prefer NetSuite and MS Access
  • Excellent communication skills – able to work with operations, manufacturing, distribution, logistics, customer service, sales and related accounts as needed
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to develop and recommend solutions for problems/issues
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Good customer management skills; ability to collaborate in cross-functional teams and tackle issues as they occur
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Responsible and reliable; follow up on actions and the ability to multi task
  • Pro-active – able to think ahead of the curve and resolve issues before they become problems

If you are a Master Scheduler with manufacturing experience then click apply and we will respond to you as quick as possible

JSK Recruiting, Inc

About JSK Recruiting, Inc:

The team at JSK Recruiting, Inc. prides itself on providing boutique-level services combined with the resources of a larger recruiting firm. We forgo the traditional nine-to-five workday model in favor of complete accessibility. We are here for our clients and candidates when they need us most.

With 12 years of experience in the field of supply chain and manufacturing recruiting, we maintain the relationships that employers are looking for in a recruiting firm as well as those that talented professionals need when they are ready to make a career change.

At JSK Recruiting, we provide complete recruiting services, from sourcing candidates to organizing the interview process. Finding both long-term employees and rewarding careers across manufacturing and supply chain positions has never been easier.

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Company address: Elk Grove Village, IL USA 60007

Posted date: 25 days ago

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