Production Scheduler Job at Emerson, Marshalltown, IA

  • Emerson
  • Marshalltown, IA

Job Description

If you are an experienced Production Scheduler looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you! Based in our Marshalltown, Iowa location, we are a leading manufacturer of large custom designed control valves. In this important role, you will work in a dynamic and high-tech production facility, with the opportunity to grow, learn and collaborate with other team members, departments and customers.

In this Role, Your Responsibilities Will Be:

  • Develop department/resource production plans to ensure that the production schedule is current, valid, and in line with the Master Scheduler.
  • Review the planning time fence of production orders to coordinate the leveling of resource loads, to include: moving work to other resources, pulling work forward in the production plan, or outsourcing overloaded work centers to ensure schedule attainment.
  • Establish effective communication with various manufacturing teams, such as customer
    service, planners, and plant production departments to ensure the timely completion of production orders.
  • Track production orders from release to completion date, to ensure schedule attainment.
  • Connect with machining supervisors and managers to review the production schedule, review priorities, and support the resolution of scheduling conflicts.
  • Work with production planners to provide accurate reschedule dates when the machining production schedule and stores date cannot be maintained.
  • Supervise raw and sub-contract purchase orders through the purchase team and outside service buyer to ensure timely completion of production orders.
  • Support the disposition of internal and supplier non-conforming material from material recovery to completion of the production order.
  • Use of Microsoft Office and Oracle planning tools to communicate and coordinate production scheduling and actions.

Who You Are:

You carefully consider all relevant factors and use appropriate decision-making criteria and principles. You optimally communicate in various settings: one-on-one, small and large groups, or among diverse styles and position levels. You step up to handle tough issues. You break down objectives into appropriate initiatives and actions.

For This Role, You Will Need:

  • Associates Degree in Business, Industrial Technology, Supply Chain Management or similar; or High School diploma and 5+ years of comparable experience.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and decision-making skills.
  • Effective communications skills, both oral and written.

Preferred Qualifications that Set You Apart:

  • BS or BA Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management, or comparable experience preferred.
  • An understanding of MRP, Production Resource Management, Just-in-Time, and Lean strategies.
  • Strong computer skills, including the use of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word).
  • 2-5 years of Planning/Scheduling experience

Our Offer To You:

We recognize the importance of employee wellbeing and know that to do your best you must have flexible, competitive benefit plans to meet you and your family's physical, mental, financial, and social needs. We provide a variety of medical insurance plans, with dental and vision coverage. Employee Assistance Program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, employee resource groups, recognition, and much more. Our culture prioritizes work-life balance and offers flexible time off plans, including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

At Emerson, we are committed to encouraging a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their outstanding experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that encourage innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

The philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Emerson .

Our training programs and initiatives focus on end-to end development, from onboarding through senior leadership. We provide a wide range of development opportunities, including face-to-face and virtual training, mentorship, and coaching, project management, and on-the-job training.



Our Commitment to Our People

At Emerson, we are motivated by a spirit of collaboration that helps our diverse, multicultural teams across the world drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. And we want you to join us in our bold aspiration.

We have built an engaged community of inquisitive, dedicated people who thrive knowing they are welcomed, trusted, celebrated, and empowered to solve the world's most complex problems - for our customers, our communities, and the planet. You'll contribute to this vital work while further developing your skills through our award-winning employee development programs. We are a proud corporate citizen in every city where we operate and are committed to our people, our communities, and the world at large. We take this responsibility seriously and strive to make a positive impact through every endeavor.

At Emerson, you'll see firsthand that our people are at the center of everything we do. So, let's go. Let's think differently. Learn, collaborate, and grow. Seek opportunity. Push boundaries. Be empowered to make things better. Speed up to break through. Let's go, together.

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1(including those with OPT or CPT) , H-1, H-2, L-1, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Emerson is a global leader in automation technology and software. Through our deep domain expertise and legacy of flawless execution, Emerson helps customers in critical industries like life sciences, energy, power and renewables, chemical and advanced factory automation operate more sustainably while improving productivity, energy security and reliability.

With global operations and a comprehensive portfolio of software and technology, we are helping companies implement digital transformation to measurably improve their operations, conserve valuable resources and enhance their safety.

We offer equitable opportunities, celebrate diversity, and embrace challenges with confidence that, together, we can make an impact across a broad spectrum of countries and industries. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or a recent graduate with an advanced degree, you'll find your chance to make a difference with Emerson. Join our team - let's go!

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