Howmet Aerospace , is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company's primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems and titanium structural parts necessary for mission-critical performance and efficiency in aerospace and defense applications, as well as forged wheels for commercial transportation. Howmet Aerospace is transforming the next phase of more fuel-efficient, quieter aerospace engines and sustainable ground transportation. For more information, visit www.howmet.com . Follow @howmet: Twitter , Instagram , Facebook , LinkedIn and YouTube .
This MASTER SCHEDULER position will be located in our Plant 10, Whitehall Casting Operation. Primary responsibilities will include:
Analyze demand and supply at the item, customer, and master schedule levels, determines out-of-balance conditions, identifies alternatives and recommends actions for approval. Work with sales, planning, and manufacturing to better understand competitive lead times for master scheduled items, seek ways to reduce internal lead times as well as lead times to the customer.
Conduct rough-cut capacity planning prior to publishing a master schedule in which significant changes have occurred. Summarize daily and weekly master schedules for released orders and compare these to the operating plan to ensure that the master schedule is aligned with S&OP commitments. Work within policy guidelines pertaining to master scheduling. Observe and follow all stated master scheduling procedures.
Act as internal educator and consultant on master scheduling issues, providing education and training throughout the company to improve company-wide understanding of master scheduling functions.
Identify, negotiate, and resolve conflicts with respect to material and capacity availability and order-promising integrity. Inform management when demand cannot be met and recommend alternatives on how the requested demand could be satisified.
Create a master schedule that satisfies customer demand while leveling work being released to manufacturing and optimizing inventory levels and resource utilization.
Create a master schedule that can be used for detailed material/capacity planning as well as financial planning. Establish a working relationship with all company functions.
Actively participate in Sales and Operations Planning. Working with planning and sales to help set priorities when demand is greater than capacity.
Maintain scheduling parameters, such as lead times, lot sizes, cycle times. Liaise with engineering to ensure appropriate labor, machine, and scrap standards are used in master scheduling.
Review each master scheduled item at least weekly.
BA/BS in Business, Marketing, or Engineering from an accredited institution.
5 years experience in roles of progressively increasing responsibilities in Production Planning in an industrial manufacturing environment.
Previous experience in Master Scheduling/Capacity Planning
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
This position is subject to the Internal Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.
ASCM (APICS) CPIM Certification
Leader with superior analytical skills, exceptional oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative and matrixed team environment.
Fluency and proficiency in the practical application of MRP logic, scheduling, order policies, capacity planning, input/output control, product structures, routing, and standards maintenance.
Knowledge in master scheduling, demand management, purchasing, and cost accounting techniques.
Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex material issues within the company.
Highly skilled in data analysis, manipulation, and presentation, to include software skills with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Power BI.
Strong understanding of the business systems and processes used in support of the above functions.
Previous experience implementing Master Scheduling in a large plant preferred.
Experience with lean manufacturing preferred.
Knowledge of Company markets, customers, product lines and mfg. facilities preferred.
Information systems, order management, and inventory planning are all preferred.
Knowledge of Oracle is also preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity
Please see job description for required skills.