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Production Scheduler

Location: Massillon, OH, United States
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Shearer's is a leading contract manufacturer and private label supplier in the snack industry in North America. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, Shearer's has 17 state-of-the-art, geographically diverse manufacturing facilities in Ohio, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Iowa, Ontario and Alberta, Canada, including one of the industry's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design platinum LEED certified facilities in Massillon, Ohio. The Company is known for producing the highest quality snacks in assorted flavors and sizes, including kettle cooked potato chips, traditional potato chips, tortilla chips, cheese curls and other extruded snacks, and corn chips, as well as cookies, crackers, and wafers.

Production Scheduler

Massillon, Ohio (Hybrid - Onsite T-Th)

Your seat at the table

The Production Scheduler develops production schedules in order to balance customer needs and plant operating capacity. The Production Scheduler will work with the sales team, the plant production team, and the corporate supply chain planning teams to maintain optimal plant production schedules.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify new orders and customer demand
  • Determine the best production schedules for fulfilling customer orders at our manufacturing facilities
  • Enter and communicate new production schedules and schedule changes
  • Manage production line schedules daily to ensure optimal productivity and adapt to customer, plant and material changes
  • Prepare for the introduction and discontinuation of products
  • Perform other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the company

What you bring to the table

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Detailed knowledge of material requirements planning (MRP), including a minimum of 2 years' experience in experience in some or all of the following:

  • Sales and Operational Planning
  • Material Planning
  • Forecasting
  • Scheduling
  • Warehousing
  • Distribution
  • Transportation
  • Customer Service

  • Excellent skills in the creating and manipulating Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
  • Strong math and analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong skills in other Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word)
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced and integrated operating environment
  • Ability to work through problems backwards to find root causes and address issues
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience using an ERP/MRP system preferred

We Offer a Feast of Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer's, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is your invitation to apply now!



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