Master Scheduler

At Watson Bowman Acme Corp, a brand of MBCC Group, we have over 70 years of design, manufacture, and supply of innovative expansion control systems throughout the World. Our technical expertise in providing the infrastructure and commercial construction industries, including bridge, parking facilities and stadiums, and architectural building structures with best in class products and services clearly sets us apart, and we are recognized as the leading global expansion control brand. Our unique value is partnering with Owners, Specifiers, Contractors and Distributors to offer responsible solutions that range from standard products to one-of-a-kind solutions. We constantly strive to solve tomorrow’s challenges with our diverse talent, sound science, innovation, and collaboration with our global partners. We are seeking motivated, adaptable candidates who will bring fresh ideas to meet evolving customer demands in the construction industry while embracing sustainability and our strong safety conscious culture. MBCC Group is a leading supplier of construction chemicals products and solutions with operating production facilities and sales offices in more than 60 countries worldwide. We are looking to hire a Master Scheduler located in Amherst, NY.
Department Shop
Job Type Full-Time
Location Amherst, NY, US, 14228

Qualifications: Formula for Success

These skills and experiences will make you a good fit for this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Production/Operations Management, Planning, Engineering or similar discipline is preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in master scheduling, materials planning and/or production control in a manufacturing environment utilizing an ERP based system.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and working knowledge of SAP software preferred.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent planning, scheduling and organizational skills.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication, influencing, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • LEAN Six Sigma training/certification is a plus.
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication, estimating, plant production processes, and LEAN manufacturing preferred.
  • Possess the legal right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.

Location: Amherst, NY

Principal Responsibilities

This is a high-level overview of the role we need you to fill for us:

WBA is looking for an experienced Master Scheduler with expertise in planning, production control, and scheduling in an Engineer-To-Order manufacturing environment. This position effectively coordinates the scheduling of work and monitors work center activity through use of MRP and LEAN principles and tools. This position requires general knowledge of equipment and welding processes to effectively schedule and release projects to Manufacturing while understanding customer needs, capacity, priority requirements, equipment, and available materials.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Create and maintain overall production schedule and distribute work center dispatch lists according to production needs, priority, material and resources, and capacity.
  • Act as liaison among Manufacturing, Engineering, Purchasing, Sales, and Customer Service to ensure timely delivery of products to customers and maintaining constant communication with our internal team on changes if they occur.
  • Stay informed of all variables affecting active production schedule and adjust as needed while maintaining customer priorities.
  • Create and maintain look-ahead schedules on large-scale projects for submittal to customers.
  • Create what-if schedules to determine service level and on-time delivery probability on prospective orders using production schedule as baseline.
  • Participate in determining assignment of projects to toll manufacturers and monitor toller schedules to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Identify constraints and recommend actions to reduce lead times.
  • Lead and support continuous improvement projects to drive on-time delivery, cycle time reduction and cost avoidance.
  • Work to established ISO 9001 policies and safety programs and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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