Randstad Master Scheduler in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

Master Scheduler

job details:

  • location:Phoenixville, PA

  • salary:$45,000 - $50,000 per year

  • date posted:Tuesday, February 5, 2019

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Administrative and Support Services

  • reference:S_728931

  • questions:andrew.grajewski@randstadusa.com610-975-9244

job description

Master Scheduler

The Scheduler is responsible for scheduling daily production in a manner which satisfies customer needs for on-time delivery and short lead times, respects internal capacity constraints, and catalyzes operational effectiveness. She/he has an intimate knowledge of product ordering patterns, monthly shipment and production forecasts, and advocates for on-time delivery.


? Actively manage the flow of incoming orders and the Pending Orders Log to purposefully construct a backlog of scheduled and acknowledged orders that reflects a favorable balance between customer needs and manufacturing effectiveness

? Direct the delivery date assignment and order acknowledgement processes; determine if the machine date is acceptable to required ship date

? Work closely with the Foundry Manager and engineering to negotiate mutually acceptable delivery dates, handle change orders, and communicate capacity availability (lead times), order status, and related information

? Work closely with Purchasing Manager to make sure outsourced processes PO dates are accurate

? Create and disseminate daily foundry and machine shop schedules which optimally balance customer needs, production capacity, and the realities imposed by secondary processing (e.g., weld, powder coat, galvanizing, fixture build etc.)

? Hold weekly meetings with manufacturing managers to get updates on projects to assure customer dates are met

? Work with sales to ensure that customers are informed

? Assist as needed in disseminating weekly order status reports and providing accurate order status information

? Continually improve the production scheduling system, including daily scheduling / schedule attainment meetings and set of daily production schedules

? Actively manage backlog of open orders; create, maintain, and improve the open orders database as a tool for forecasting and for improving scheduling and schedule attainment

? Support management decision making by providing data and insight as requested on schedule attainment, on-time delivery performance, customer ordering patterns, backlog status, WIP and finished goods inventories, capacity utilization and trends, and emerging production constraints

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Prior experience as a Scheduler required

Experience in excel and MRP/ERP systems required






Two to five years in a machine shop environment during which time an intimate knowledge of the order process has been developed.

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