Libbey (Toledo, OH) – Master Scheduler

Libbey is hiring a Master Scheduler to join our materials planning team. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining strategic inventory supply plans. This includes creating Master Production Schedules (MPS) for Libbey’s US factories as well as utilizing Libbey’s Global Affiliates and third party partners for capacity management. The Master Scheduler ensures an adequate supply of product to service customer needs while minimizing working inventory investment by assessing demand activity. The Master Scheduler will optimize the balance between fill rates, replenishment costs, transportation costs, and inventory levels.

Qualified candidates will have an ability to problem solve, think analytically, have a high sense of urgency, be able to make rational decisions based on sound judgement and embrace a culture of collaboration and team work.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing operating plans and setting inventory turn objectives and meeting those goals.
  • Inventory planning of specific product lines.
  • Create and maintain work orders and/or purchase orders by analyzing supply requirements from MRP.
  • Identify current/potential product shortages, develop and execute recovery, implement corrective action plans.
  • Actively teaming with plant production to implement the MPS to optimize their constraints while still meeting the customer’s expectations.
  • Coordinate all replenishment activities including working with factories, suppliers and international logistics.
  • Maintain close contact on capabilities and capacities of third party supplier factories.
  • Maintain a working knowledge and relationship with key stakeholders including the global supply base, Sales, Marketing, and Global Sourcing as appropriate.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with preferred major in Operations, Supply Chain, Purchasing, International Business, or equivalent experience
  • One to three years’ experience in product planning and/or supply chain
  • APICS or other professional certification desirable
  • Experience within an enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment required
  • Experience working with multiple manufacturing and distribution facilities desirable; plant operations experience a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Willing to actively engage in teaming with others when required. Listen and share knowledge, communicating differing perspectives developing strong business relationships.
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills.
  • Can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal. Detail-oriented and thorough follow-up necessary.
  • Work closely with stakeholders. Develop relationships that can be leveraged appropriately and as needed

TO APPLY: Click HERE. (Link may show as broken, but it is not….we are working on this. – APICS Toledo)

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