Job Title: Production Scheduler
Reports To: Scheduling Manager, True Leaf Farms
Location: San Juan Bautista, CA/Yuma, AZ
Under general supervision of the Scheduling Manager & VP Supply Chain, the production scheduler is responsible for the development, execution, and performance monitoring of the daily value-added, leaf, and broccoli production schedule. Is also responsible for purchasing raw product for driving procurement needs, maintaining raw product inventory and generating daily harvest requests. Provide support to other departments as required.
Tasks and Duties:
The Production Scheduler is responsible for the development, execution, and performance monitoring of the production schedule for the value-added, tender-leaf, specialty, clamshell and broccoli lines
Schedules the day-to-day operations of the value-added, tender-leaf, specialty, clamshell and broccoli lines.
Organizes production schedule by reviewing current sales, current production schedule, and the availability of production lines, raw product, production materials, and employees
Ensures schedule optimizes line time and labor efficiency, and make adjustments based on inventory and sales to ensure highest level of customer service
Purchases raw product as authorized by senior management to drive production schedules
Publishes daily production schedule by identifying products, equipment, sequence, and completion times
Resolves scheduling issues by collecting and analyzing information to help coordinate solutions
Monitors production by collecting production data to compare progress to schedule
Prepares reports by compiling and summarizing production information and raw product receipt to harvest forecast. Maintains line efficiency report and responsible for the development of priority production lists for day and night shifts.
Works closely with sales personnel to convert orders into production schedules
Works closely with production, sales, inventory, receiving & shipping personnel
Works closely with harvest to ensure the correct raw product is available and places order to fulfill plant production needs
Communicates any potential problems relating to production and / or raw product
Contributes to a team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Knowledge and Skills
- Associate’s degree
- 3 years of experience in inventory or materials management
- High school diploma
- 2 years of experience in inventory or materials management
- Must be able to travel and relocate to our various processing geographical areas.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.