Production Scheduler in Monrovia, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 10/23/2019

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Production Scheduler

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:  The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position. Other duties may be assigned as needed. Employees must meet all customer/company quality expectations and/or requirements in order to ensure product integrity.

Responsible for the short-term and long-term planning/scheduling of customer orders, inventory, and operations.

•         Ensure all customer demand is level-loaded into the Baan ERP system according to agreed-upon schedule between contracts, supply chain, production control, and operations. Communicate any changes in supply or demand to all parties.  Align supply, demand, and plant capacity with financial long-range plans.

•         Work with schedulers and procurement agents to implement inventory management improvements.

•         Work with Operations to ensure actual personnel and equipment is allocated according to forward-looking capacity plans

•         Work with scheduling team to implement bus-schedules and level-load shared service work centers.

•         Monitor and ensure the accuracy of Baan data.

•         Participate in monthly SIOP meetings

•         Coordinate flow of work within or between departments of manufacturing plant to ensure production schedule is met.

•         Utilize BAAN tool and best practice to manage inventory of materials and parts needed to complete production, including physical verification when required.

•         Work with Supply Chain to expedite work in vendor facility and work with intra-company peers to expedite work in other Ducommun facility work centers.

•         Work with QE and ME to ensure items on material review are resolved in a timely fashion.

•         Coordinate the scheduling of meetings and the assigning of responsibility for specific tasks to support customer requirements.

•         Produce detailed BAAN key performance indicator reports to facility and work center goals.

•         Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in work area. 

•         Perform other duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.

•Minimum Three (3) years experience in a supply chain or production control role

•Knowledge of ERP systems (Baan preferred), Word, Excel and Outlook.  Solid knowledge of programs like Microsoft Project, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat are a definite plus

•         Ability to work in a constructive, productive, fair manner

•         Ability to work with  numerous priorities and  meet deadlines as required

•         Strong analytical and communications skills, both written and verbal

•         Conscientious, organized and meticulous – records must be accurate and maintained in a timely manner

•         Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision but also a good collaborator with members of other departments

•         Ability to work under pressure


Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply chain, Business management, or Engineering (or equivalent years of experience)

•         Experience working in a manufacturing environment

•         Experience in Lean, continuous improvement activities, APICS certification or training, preferred


Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand to perform work. The employee is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift, push, pull or move up to thirty (30) pounds or more with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

•         Hearing protection must be worn in designated manufacturing areas

•         Fully enclosed shoes

•         Safety glass required in all manufacturing areas

•         Other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments in accordance with business needs, and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential function of the job.

801 Royal Oaks
Monrovia, California, 91016
United States