Master Metal Scheduler
With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability – not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.
PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.
In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.
The Master Scheduler will coordinate schedules and inventories to ensure efficient and effective routing of products through the operation. Serves as a primary point of contact and liaison with sales, logistics, and manufacturing departments. Collaborates with these departments to establish schedules and plans that allocate available resources to best serve client or customer needs. Involved with a wide range of functional areas within the operation. Position reports to Production Control Manager.
Schedules customer orders with the Operation working closely with Sales, Quality, Engineering and Manufacturing.
Prepares weekly schedule status reports for customers.
Monitors progress of production schedules on a daily basis working with other departments to identify and correct problems.
Communicates daily with customers regarding issues and schedules.
Periodically compares current and anticipated orders with available inventory of raw materials; uses judgment to anticipate demand for and to acquire additional supplies as needed.
Negotiates with outside supply vendors; ensures accurate and timely delivery of orders.
Integrates sales orders with master schedule; coordinates availability of raw materials, supplies, equipment, and staff as needed to meet delivery dates.
Maintains master distribution schedule for the facility; revises as needed and alerts appropriate staff of schedule changes or delays.
Participates in periodic forecasting meetings with sales.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Experience in Manufacturing Industry.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Thorough understanding of the business and supply chain.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Extremely proficient with production planning systems.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and related software.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Proven ability to work independently as well as in group/team settings.
Ability to present information and data in an understandable and logical manner.
Strong leadership skills.
Ability to document, plan, and execute programs.
Experience & Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics or Engineering Technology.
A minimum of 2 years’ experience in production planning/scheduling or similar role.