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Production Scheduling Assistant-1st Shift 7/25/2018

Red Gold, Inc. Elwood, IN

Elwood, IN
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Detailed analysis of items by Product, Style, Size for both long and short term scheduling of can, bottle, and flexible packaging lines
* Create detailed label and production schedules for various time increments, such as daily or weekly.
* Provide detailed list for Materials Department to have all raw materials here for production
* Key shop orders, Priority Run list to distribute to Shop Floor, Auditing, Shipping, and QA, publish daily or weekly schedules for labeling and production
* Adjust permanent as well as shop order notes, and issuance for brite substitution for any special requirements, special packaging requirements, and special location usage requirements
* Tracking promotions
* Tracking new formula and labels.

Review of Daily Customer Order "shortages" to communication via various communication modes to all other cross functional areas of the organization
* Customer Service Issue Reports
* Rush Orders
* Daily DC Shortages
* Direct Plant Shipments
* Label Shortages
* Quality "hold" items that may be short

Schedule Monitoring-Monitor key performance measurements such as schedule compliance, schedule attainment, inventory levels and actual production rates, also for additions or cuts
* Close shop orders the third day after completion
* Track production for ahead/behind status twice daily.
* Tracking new items (label or formula) 1st run labels, cartons.
* Schedule in preferred run sequence as much as possible to avoid down time, or wash/rinses.
* Schedule to specific run quantities stated by production.

USDA both commodity and state bids
* Check spec sheets confirm with Lab for brite to utilize or produce
* Coordinate with packaging/ production/ lab for correct product or brite
* Coordinate with Senior Administrative Assistant to have USDA Grader here when necessary for production, sample, grading and stamping

New Items
* Maintain spreadsheet for facility to communicate when "new" SKU's are coming on board for any special formula, coding/ printing requirements
* Check for accuracy prior to moving forward and question any issues such as carton color, or formula/ printing
* Enter Shop notes (INV190) for each of these prior to the production run
* Enter facility planner code (MRP140) for each new item.
* Email packaging supervisor new item or changed UPC code to be entered prior to first production
* High School or GED equivalent required
* Associate Degree (or 2 year college) in business preferred
* Certificates not required, but valuable:
o Professional Scheduling
o Inventory Control
* Experience with BPCS/ AS400
* 2 years scheduling multiple SKU's or multiple product lines
* Strong math skills
* 10 key calculator
* Computer proficient - MS Office
* Good communication skills, both verbal and written

Direct: None
Indirect: None

* Sitting- to complete a task at lower levels
* Standing- to complete most all tasks
* Walking
* Climbing- to get to parts department, when using ladder, on equipment
* Reaching- to perform activities, to get tools out of toolbox
* Kneeling- to perform work activities at low levels
* Crawling- to perform work activities under equipment
* Squatting
* Bending/stooping- to pick up tools or parts, to perform work tasks at lower levels or inside a machine
* Twisting- to perform work activities
* Pinch- to use tools, to manipulate wires
* Grasping/handling- using tools, manipulating parts

* Ethics/ Integrity/ Trust
* Attitude and Commitment
* Diversity
* Customer Service * Company Engagement
* Quality
* Cost Consciousness

* Responsible for monitoring, record keeping and taking appropriate actions for specific Food Safety Plan and Food Quality Plan and pre requisite program requirements.
* Responsible to report food safety and quality issues to management.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information.