Avery Dennison Master Production Scheduler in Painesville, Ohio
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing 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 approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
The Master Production Scheduler is an integral role in our Service, Materials, and Logistics team. In this role you will report directly to the Materials Manager, and you will be responsible for the ongoing scheduling activities to support the business unit, as well as FG inventory management. Additionally, you will own key initiatives and projects focused on improving service, scheduling and planning as it affects the business unit.
Activities and duties may vary dependent upon site specific needs. Essential functions may include, but are not limited to:
Daily scheduling for assigned assets to optimize customer requested dates, 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 balance over / under capacity situations
Provides leadership for FG management to minimize obsolescence and improve inventory turns
Participates in physical inventory process
Reviews stock programs and works with division resources to adjust planning parameters as necessary.
Daily management and reporting of metrics including stocking levels, and capacity
Lead projects to implement pull planning, FG inventory management, service improvements
Provide support for product transitions and new product introductions.
Consistently works in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers, and manufacturing systems. Performs general housekeeping tasks and waste removal within department/group and assists other areas as required.
Reviews current processes and searches out improvement methods to positively impact product/process quality and reduce waste, rework, and unnecessary work that adds no value to the work or process. Supports safety, quality, and enterprise lean sigma improvement initiatives.
Assists and supports other team members in meeting department and site goals. Participates and shares in performing all tasks necessary to run the facility. Contributes and participates in team decision-making. Provides support in project work and other special requests.
High school diploma or equivalent required
3+ years previous scheduling, planning, or Supply Chain experience required
Ability to build relationships with all functions and levels of the organization
Results oriented focus and ability to take ownership to problem solve.
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 Enterprise Lean Sigma (ELS) problem solving tools to identify root cause. (A3 Thinking)
Proficient in process documentation and improvement.
Bachelors degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
APICS certification preferred.
Knowledge of computer systems, such as Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, Google Suite and planning/business systems (MFG/Pro).
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/DisabledAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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