Production Scheduler - #9835233

Enprotech Corp

Date: 5 days ago
City: Jackson, MI
Contract type: Full time

Enprotech Industrial Technologies is a supplier of repair, rebuilding, and field services for the metal forming and steel industry. We are rapidly growing and looking to expand our team! Enprotech is in search of positive attitudes that can provide urgency and innovative solutions to our customers.

The Production Scheduler plans, schedules, coordinates, and/or monitors the flow of products through the complete production cycle.  This position provides timely planning and scheduling of manufacturing work orders to the manufacturing floor in order to achieve both internal financial goals and customer delivery dates.

Essential Functions Performed by the Position 

  • Prepares monthly, weekly, and daily manufacturing and production schedules.
  • Creates master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meeting shipping date according to sales forecasts and/or customer orders.
  • Schedules machine preventative maintenance within overall resource scheduling.
  • Adjusts schedules to meet unforeseen conditions, drop in work, and breakdown situations.
  • Work jointly with Engineering and Purchasing to facilitate efficiency in production workflow.
  • Track and communicate metrics such as rework, on-time delivery, up-time, maintenance, etc.
  • Forecast resource requirements weekly, monthly, and quarterly and provide feedback to other departments.
  • Manage and report out on Work in Progress (WIP) backlog.
  • Identify, communicate, and facilitate action plans regarding potential customer risks and high priority projects.
  • Communicate and prioritize shipping and receiving schedules.
  • Ensures documentation control within the manufacturing facility.
  • Create, revise, and monitor operational processes and procedures.
  • Create, maintain, and communicate multiple individual project schedules for internal and external customers.
  • Responsible for inventory management, cycle counts, and forecasting (WIP, finish goods, raw material).
  • Works under general direction.  Independently plans work and develops approach to solution.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Experience with inventory control processes, job cost management, and use of third-party scheduling tools.
  • Proven ability to identify and drive process improvement throughout the manufacturing cycle using lean manufacturing methods.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to interact with internal and external customers at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively.
  • Proficient with the use of computer systems and software applications (e.g., Microsoft Office, ERP, Production Planning software).
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment.
  • Ability to read and understand manufacturing prints and work orders.

Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 5-10 years of experience in planning and scheduling; experience within a job shop, machine shop, or weld shop environment a plus.

Environment and Working Conditions

  • Office environment and shop environment.

Travel Requirements (percent)

  • Up to 10%

The benefits of joining our team

Because we seek to hire the best people, we work hard to provide benefits that make their lives better, so we offer a comprehensive benefit program which features:

  • health coverage for you and your family through medical, dental and vision plans
  • a 401(k) plan in with a generous company match
  • financial protection through disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment insurance plans
  • tax advantages through flexible spending accounts that allow you to pay for specific health-care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars
  • a generous paid time off program in which the benefits increase along with your tenure with the company

When you join our team, you do more than simply switch companies to progress your career. You become part of our family, a group of talented women and men who drive business success.


Enprotech Corp and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law. All employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit and business need.

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