Tyson Foods Supervisor Scheduling (Production Planner) in New London, Wisconsin


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Job Description:

SUMMARY The Production Scheduler is responsible for developing production plans and preparing production schedules that optimize manufacturing efficiency to meet Master Production Schedule. ESSENTIAL DUETIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Establish sequence and lead time of each schedule to meet shipping dates, inventory levels and down-stream production demand. Champion for level scheduling utilizing Lean problem solving techniques Determines needs and prepares releases of purchase orders for meat, ingredients, processing materials and packaging. Reviews daily cycle count updates for discrepancies Adjust schedule by working with corporate and facility procurement/transportation departments on material availability. Compiles daily, weekly and monthly production/inventory reports. Work with corporate procurement on returns of raw material. Reviews and evaluates finished products’ conformance to specifications and makes changes as needed. Time on the production floor of 10-15% of the week is necessary in this position. Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience Proficiency in MS Office: Excel, Word, Outlook and data entry skills Knowledge of SAP, preferred. Understanding and knowledge of LEAN problem solving techniques. Good written, verbal, communication and math skills, required. General understanding of plant operations and inventory management. Ability to manage multiple projects APICS certification is a plus

Facility Name (Location):

New London Plant

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Supervisor Scheduling (Production Planner)


New London





Job Function:

Supply Chain

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Relocation Covered:


Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.