Production Scheduler

  • Company: R R Donnelley
  • Location: White Plains, Maryland
  • Posted: August 03, 2016
  • Reference ID: 203781

Schedule work to run on manufacturing equipment for one or more of the following areas: Prepress, Press, Bindery/Finishing.  Review daily production output and make adjustments/updates to daily/weekly forecasted schedules.  Move work around as needed while maintaining customer delivery dates.  Provide daily reports/updates that are used by the production departments to run work and plan staffing, materials etc.

  • Review daily/weekly production schedules and sequence/load equipment to run primarily in one of the following areas: Prepress, Press, Bindery/Finishing. Optimize workflow by matching the equipment capabilities closely to the specification of the customer work.  Typically plan for equipment and jobs that are a mix of routine to moderately complex in nature.
  • Ensure that preceding requirements needed to begin running a job such as the preflight of the customer files, plating, raw materials, components are in place. Coordinate with the appropriate departments to ensure jobs will be able to run.
  • Review daily production output and make adjustments/updates to daily/weekly schedules. May engage with Planners or management when issues arise and work needs to be moved around to resolve issues.
  • Re-schedule work to different slots/equipment in the event of unplanned situations such as equipment failures, missing components or raw materials etc.
  • Provide daily reports/updates to manufacturing operations so materials and staffing are coordinated with the forecasted workloads and that sales/customer service are updated on customer projects.
  • May verify that materials, staffing, and logistics are in place in time for scheduled production runs.
  • May coordinate with vendors and/or internal resources producing components to ensure that delivery will meet the scheduled run time for the customer project.
  • May perform tasks related to long term planning and building of facility work plans.
  • Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.

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