Production Scheduler – Arlington Heights, IL

Arlington Heights, IL

Job description:

Join a growing company and industry where you can see your efforts throughout the organization. This is a Food Manufacturer that needs someone to build out their daily and weekly production schedules for building finished goods.  This person will work cross-functionally within their organization and manage/build the schedules for multiple production lines taking inventory, lead times, and production capacity into consideration.


  • Create and share daily and weekly schedules based on capacity, production, and supply chain
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to proactively address the needs of all departments
  • Create all work order daily for production
  • Monitor and make adjustments based on inventory, lead times, and material that are essential for production
  • Work directly with employees to resolve scheduling issues
  • Document key KPIs including Downtime, Peak Production, Inventory Accuracy, and Scheduling Accuracy


  • Manufacturing experience
  • Scheduling experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Versed in master scheduling tools like (DemandWorks, Logility, SAP, or Oracle)
  • Tech-savvy with things like ERP systems, Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Strong at negotiating, influencing, and conflict management
  • Passionate about the process and system improvement
  • Detail-oriented
  • Proactive in their problem-solving ability
  • Understanding of other departments capacity


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