Avery Dennison Master Production Scheduler in Greenfield, Indiana
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs more than 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2021 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
The Finishing Master Production Scheduler is an integral role in our Service, Materials, and Logistics team leading all aspects of the finishing planning team. Reporting directly to the SM&L Manager, this individual lead the daily workflow and development of the finishing planning team members, the ongoing scheduling activities to support the Finishing business unit, as well as Finishing Goods inventory management. Additionally, this individual will own key initiatives and projects focused on improving service, scheduling and planning as it affects the Finishing business unit.
Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential functions may include, but are not limited to:
Daily scheduling for all Finishing assets to optimize customer requested dates, Finishing campaigns and manufacturing capacity.
Works with customer service, sales, supply chain as needed to resolve customer order issues.
Provides machine capacity planning as needed to support the business. Identify and communicate bottleneck areas and provide assistance to handle over / under capacity situations
Provides leadership for FG management to minimize obsolescence and improve inventory turns
Participates in physical inventory process
Supervises stock programs and works with division resources to adjust planning parameters when required
Daily management and reporting of Finishing metrics including stocking levels, trim, and capacity
Lead projects to implement Finishing pull planning, FG inventory management, service improvements
Provide support for product transitions and new product introductions.
Lead team of batcher/schedulers
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Logistics Management, supply chain, or other relevant degree
2 years previous scheduling, planning, or Supply Chain experience required
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with all functions and levels of the organization
Results oriented focus and ability to take ownership to resolve issues.
Flexibility and willingness to initiate change.
High customer focus: ability to proactively identify and meet customer needs.
Ability to collaborate with cross-functional groups to define and execute overall requirements.
Ability to use ELS problem solving tools to identify root cause. (A3 Thinking)
Ability to work well with all levels of management and employees.
Familiarity in process documentation and improvement.
Understanding of applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Office, Google Suite and planning and business systems (Oracle, Oracle BI).
- APICS certification preferred.
NOTE: A detailed listing of the physical requirements may be obtained from the local Human Resource contact or the site Occupational Health Nurse.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled