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Master Production Scheduler

Westborough, Massachusetts | Contract

Job ID: 47630 Industry: Manufacturing


The Master Production Scheduler is responsible for the Manufacturing Production Scheduling and Tracking for all critical operations based on customer requirements, material and capacity. Production schedules must be realistic & executable. The Master Production Scheduler must interface/communicate directly with all departments including planning, production control, manufacturing, engineering and program management to identify customer requirements and address any/all scheduling/manufacturing constraints or bottlenecks to ensure proper execution to production schedule.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop master schedules for manufacturing activities on PCBA and system builds based upon MRP work-order demand.
  • Work with CFT/MPM to establish advanced schedule; perform capacity requirement planning.
  • Lock down 1+1 week schedules with MPM/purchasing to ensure on-time work order release.
  • Work with PCs & value stream supervisors to ensure on-time work order completion.
  • Establish factory schedules and resolve schedule conflicts based upon operational schedules, manpower capabilities, product lines and machines capabilities.
  • Work with CFT/MPM to ensure demand change process is followed before input into ERP.
  • Prepare master schedule meetings with CFTs – highlight work orders of concern; review, approve and make schedule changes based upon materials and capacity analysis.
  • Support and follow all ISO standards related to companies  various Quality Management Systems.  These systems may include, but are not limited to, quality, the environment, health, safety and security.
  • Support all corporate and site 6S objectives.
  • Perform all other duties, as required.

Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Possesses senior level planning knowledge with a thorough understanding of MRP planning and capacity planning principles.
  • Proven people skills required, must have ability to work effectively with others while handling internal pressures.
  • Must be advanced Microsoft Excel user with the ability to create and work with formulas, vlookups, pivot tables, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organizational and problem solving skills required.  Must be a team player and highly motivated.

  • Bachelor’ s Degree or related experience in planning.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and related applications.
  • APICS CPIM Certification preferred.


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