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Master Scheduler

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Located In:  Valley, NE
Zipcode:  68064
Date Posted: 
Job Type:  Full-time Employee
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Location:  Valley, NE
Start Date:  2017-09-11
Requisition #:  R2023
Positions Available: 

Position is responsible for developing and managing the master production schedule in order to balance effectively the customer demands and supply capacity. Schedule is segmented by daily, weekly and monthly buckets. Planning horizon for this position is 6 – 12 months. Position responsibilities include planning, scheduling and coordinating the master production schedule by reviewing and releasing work orders, inter-site orders, and supplier schedules in accordance with Material Requirements Planning (MRP). This position is responsible for aligning resources with demand based on capacity planning and shop floor control principles. Position releases and expedites purchase orders and supplier scheduled orders according to existing strategy and previously negotiated prices. This position manages consigned supplier inventory, work-in-process inventory (WIP), and finished goods inventory. Inventory management includes utilization of Inventory Quality Ratio (IQR) tools as well as QAD WIP adjustment tools. Reporting on production and supplier progress to goals is required. Creating and executing any required action plans to close gaps. Demonstration of the core values of the Valmont Way is also required.

Basic Qualifications (Required):

  • A Bachelor’s degree or an Associate’s degree plus 10 years’ experience with master scheduling or purchasing
  • 3 years’ experience in supply chain or operations management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • APICS CPIM, CFPIM, SCOR-P or CSCP certification, or to be successfully completed within 18 months of hire date

Additional Qualifications (Required):

  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing techniques
  • Attention to detail and quality in work

    Preferred Qualifications (Optional):

  • Prior experience setting up and planning with a Kanban pull system
  • Demonstrated abilities in visual scheduling and inventory optimization
  • Prior experience with master scheduling utilizing production family methodologies
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Leads by example and earns the respect and trust of co-workers, customer, and other stakeholders
  • Sets aggressive targets, accepts consequences of actions, and holds others accountable
  • Thinks globally about the entire business and committed to supporting the needs and goals of an integrated global organization
  • An understanding of priorities and balances short-term and long-term requirements
  • Communicates openly and honestly in a clear and concise manner on an ongoing basis
  • Knowledge of mathematics and data analysis
  • Prior experience outsourcing manufactured goods
  • Knowledge of QAD planning, scheduling, and Kanban tools
Applications accepted through October 11, 2017


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Making the World a Better Place to Live

Valmont is recognized throughout the world as an industry leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving agricultural irrigation equipment.  We design, manufacture and sell irrigation equipment; lighting, utility and communications poles, towers and structures; and fabricated industrial products.  We also provide custom coatings services.

Coatings. Valmont is a leading provider of metal coating services.  Our finishes, which include galvanizing, painting and anodizing, protect metal products around the world from corrosion.

Irrigation. As the pioneering leader and the world's largest manufacturer of mechanized irrigation equipment, Valmont hopes to feed the world and conserve fresh water resources.

Structures. Valmont's quality engineered structures for lighting and traffic, wireless communication, highway safety and access systems provide safety and order for customers around the world.

Tubing and Other Industrial Operations. Valmont specializes in additional industrial operations that include: custom steel tubing for a variety of industries; forged steel grinding media for the mining industry; electrolytic manganese dioxide for disposable batteries; and the distribution of industrial fasteners.

Utility. Utility relies on Valmont's substation structures and steel, spun concrete and hybrid transmission and distribution poles to bring power to customers in North America and emerging global markets.

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