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Master Scheduling Manager (SIOP)

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Constantine
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY The Master Scheduling Manager (SIOP) is responsible for developing, supporting, and managing all scheduling functions as well as implementing a scheduling methodology in accordance with established procedures for Utilimasters' product lines across multiple sites. In this strategic role, you will support the Director of Materials & Fabrication to execute the vision and goals for your function and manage the people and processes to achieve impactful results. What You'll be Doing

  • Manage Master Schedule. Create and provide master schedule slots to multiple sites to provide visibility for the supply chain in monthly/weekly buckets across the planning horizon. Cascade these slots to the specific scheduler(s) responsible for the operating sites.
  • Monitor Sales Trends. Working closely with sales and marketing to identify upcoming trends up to 18 months from current to properly forecast firm and planned demand and revise these as necessary based upon subsequent changes to market, supply, and operational demands. Approve all major sales changes where configuration changes are touching manufacturing plants, or major options; coordinate with Operations for approvals, and respond to Inside Sales.
  • Changes / Communication. Coordinate with Manufacturing, Engineering, Sales, and Supply Chain to revise master schedule dates as constraints occur and the supply plan needs altered. Ensure directional data can be broadcast to supply chain for raw material purchasing purposes, after working with sourcing to negotiate agreements to ensure supply is not interrupted.
  • Planning. Translate the monthly SIOP consensus plan by product family to a detailed weekly master production (MPS) with a 12 to 18-month planning horizon into the ERP for Daily MRP generation; accomplished through systematic improvements, starting with manual data collection and analysis. Incorporate inter-company demand and backlog into SIOP supply planning process to ensure capacity and resources are available to meet demand requirements.
  • Manage Timelines. Perform as the "Gatekeeper" for Sales approvals for production sites, Drive Engineering deadlines, Ensure product execution timelines are adhered to. Communicate to the SIOP group any failure modes and receive corrective actions.
  • Processes, Systems & Reporting. Create and architect databases, systems, and reports. Create and publish daily/weekly/monthly factory schedule adherence, capacity, and inventory reports. Monitor and drive resolution of MRP processing errors.
  • KPIs. Data analysis and reporting of key performance indicators such as: delivery performance, backlog, performance to master schedule and inventory turns.
  • Knowledge Resource. Serve as a factory subject matter expert (SME) for ERP production planning and scheduling modules.
  • Other tasks & responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Sales Operations, Strategic Sourcing or equivalent
    • 8 + years of experience in Demand Planning, Supply Planning, operations planning/scheduling, materials management or other Sales Inventory & Operations Planning related functional area
    • Proficient in MS Office; Strong working knowledge of Aurora (current) or Plex (future) ERP systems preferred
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to efficiently multi-task, prioritize, and delegate.
    • Significant experience directing and leading others
    • Ability to identify business process issues and implement effective improvement and control plans
    • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) across multiple levels of the organization
    • Work independently, solve problems, multi-task, strong leadership skill, intermediate or higher level of order processing systems, inventory software
    • APICS, CPIM, CPSM, or CPF certification preferred
    • Travel to company sites up to 25%

      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified Individual with a Disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. About The Shyft Group The Shyft Group (NASDAQ: SHYF) is North America's leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly, and upfit for the commercial, retail, and service specialty vehicle markets. The Shyft Group and our brands are as driven as our associates. Every person behind our badge is given the tools they need to make a positive contribution to the company, their community, and their families. Across eight go-to-market brands, in ten states and two countries, we have over 3,000 dedicated employees working as one to lead with innovation, ingenuity, and a dedication to quality craftsmanship. The Shyft Group rebranded in 2020 to reflect a new focus on high-growth end markets to help ensure long-term profitable growth. Our name and renewed focus reflect the action, speed, and agility we offer the commercial vehicle industry through our growing roster of brands - Blue Arc , Utilimaster , Royal Truck Body, DuraMag , Strobes-R-Us , Spartan RV Chassis, Red Diamond , and Builtmore.

Keywords: The Shyft Group, Kalamazoo , Master Scheduling Manager (SIOP), Executive , Constantine, Michigan

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