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Lozier locationOmaha, NE
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Web Mktg Technology Specialist

Lozier locationOmaha, NE
38 positions
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Omaha, NE, United States

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Lozier Corporation is an industry leader in providing store fixtures to major retailers across the U.S. and around the world. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Lozier began manufacturing fixtures in 1956, and originated the basics of today's shelving systems. Today, Lozier has over 4 million square feet of manufacturing and distribution space across facilities located in five states. We are committed to quality and service, building our business around integrity and respect, and investing in our people and communities.
We continue to invest in technology and people to ensure we remain competitive in the industry. That means opportunities for you to grow and develop as an employee and individual. Whether you have a clear idea of where you see yourself in your career or not, Lozier has a diverse range of departments with their own challenges and opportunities for growth to explore. You will find a welcoming and team-oriented environment where employees strive to not only help the company succeed but also help each other succeed, too.
POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for short to mid-range planning and scheduling of designated areas to meet all demands while achieving operational objectives. Includes balancing load within capacity, managing demand changes and adjusting work orders to support production demand and inventory plans to optimize manufacturing operations and maintain expected levels of customer service. Supervises affiliated line schedulers.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Daily review of manufacturing's execution to plan, measuring variances and replanning if necessary.
  • Review new demand requests including Express Lanes, Rollouts, Universal PBP's and F/G inventory strategies.
  • Balance demand and capacity. Collaborate with Area Manager's to optimize labor and equipment utilization and maintain capacity to match.
  • Plan production for assigned areas within company operational objectives for capacity, overtime, service and quality.
  • Identify opportunities for internal buffer stock or DC finished goods inventory. Collaborate with appropriate parties to reduce cost, level load or provide staffing flexibility.
  • Coordinates and distributes production performance results reports. Includes Actual Production vs. Planned Production, Actual Demonstrated Capacity vs. Stated Capacity, On-Time Shipments and others upon request.
  • Adjust system capacities to reflect agreed upon capacities.
  • Routinely reviews and initiates change to improve critical planning data. Includes Work Center Capacity, Machine Center Capacity, Bills of Material, Routes, Order Policy and Leadtime.
  • Successful daily management and review of Line Schedulers' work and results.
  • Demonstrate excellent attendance and timeliness in reporting to work, meetings and completing assignments.
  • Ability to work and interact well with others.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Ensure ongoing communication with affiliated Line Schedulers, Production Supervisors and Area Managers.
  • Counsel direct reports on self development plans.
  • Assist in implementation and training.
  • Work with Process Improvement Teams to successfully identify and meet operational improvement results.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in a related field
Experience: Minimum of 3 year's experience in scheduling or planning in a production/ manufacturing environment. Minimum of 5 years experience if non-degreed.
Required Skills:
    • Intermediate personal computer skills with Word, Excel, Windows.
    • Demonstrated functional knowledge of WOTRAK, BAD, BPC and Oracle.
    • Excellent time management skills.
    • Good personal organization and clerical skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
    • Strong math skills with attention to calculating areas, performing conversions and using units of measure.
    • Print reading skills.

Preferred Skills

    • Customer service oriented.
    • Access experience a plus.

SPECIAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to work in a manufacturing setting, upstairs, downstairs, factory floor.
Lozier Corporation is an industry leader in providing store fixtures to major retailers across the U.S. and around the world. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Lozier began manufacturing fixtures in 1956, and originated the basics of today's shelving systems. Today, Lozier has over 4 million square feet of manufacturing and distribution space across facilities located in five states. We are committed to quality and service, building our business around integrity and respect, and investing in our people and communities.
We continue to invest in technology and people to ensure we remain competitive in the industry. That means opportunities for you to grow and develop as an employee and individual. Whether you have a clear idea of where you see yourself in your career or not, Lozier has a diverse range of departments with their own challenges and opportunities for growth to explore. You will find a welcoming and team-oriented environment where employees strive to not only help the company succeed but also help each other succeed, too.
POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for short to mid-range planning and scheduling of designated areas to meet all demands while achieving operational objectives. Includes balancing load within capacity, managing demand changes and adjusting work orders to support production demand and inventory plans to optimize manufacturing operations and maintain expected levels of customer service. Supervises affiliated line schedulers.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Daily review of manufacturing's execution to plan, measuring variances and replanning if necessary.
  • Review new demand requests including Express Lanes, Rollouts, Universal PBP's and F/G inventory strategies.
  • Balance demand and capacity. Collaborate with Area Manager's to optimize labor and equipment utilization and maintain capacity to match.
  • Plan production for assigned areas within company operational objectives for capacity, overtime, service and quality.
  • Identify opportunities for internal buffer stock or DC finished goods inventory. Collaborate with appropriate parties to reduce cost, level load or provide staffing flexibility.
  • Coordinates and distributes production performance results reports. Includes Actual Production vs. Planned Production, Actual Demonstrated Capacity vs. Stated Capacity, On-Time Shipments and others upon request.
  • Adjust system capacities to reflect agreed upon capacities.
  • Routinely reviews and initiates change to improve critical planning data. Includes Work Center Capacity, Machine Center Capacity, Bills of Material, Routes, Order Policy and Leadtime.
  • Successful daily management and review of Line Schedulers' work and results.
  • Demonstrate excellent attendance and timeliness in reporting to work, meetings and completing assignments.
  • Ability to work and interact well with others.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Ensure ongoing communication with affiliated Line Schedulers, Production Supervisors and Area Managers.
  • Counsel direct reports on self development plans.
  • Assist in implementation and training.
  • Work with Process Improvement Teams to successfully identify and meet operational improvement results.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in a related field
Experience: Minimum of 3 year's experience in scheduling or planning in a production/ manufacturing environment. Minimum of 5 years experience if non-degreed.
Required Skills:
    • Intermediate personal computer skills with Word, Excel, Windows.
    • Demonstrated functional knowledge of WOTRAK, BAD, BPC and Oracle.
    • Excellent time management skills.
    • Good personal organization and clerical skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
    • Strong math skills with attention to calculating areas, performing conversions and using units of measure.
    • Print reading skills.

Preferred Skills

    • Customer service oriented.
    • Access experience a plus.

SPECIAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to work in a manufacturing setting, upstairs, downstairs, factory floor.

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