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Production Scheduler
Essex Junction, VT
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Post Date: 05/22/19 Company: Keurig Dr Pepper
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Education: High School / GED Fax:
Experience: 6 months - 2 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
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Job Overview

This role is an entry-level professional scheduler responsible for evaluating demand signals from multiple sources and turning them into a production schedule which simultaneously meets customers' requirements and maximizes production efficiency. In addition to quantitative and qualitative analysis skills, superior interpersonal skills (written and oral communication) will be necessary to work with other planners, customers, customer service representatives, corporate management, plant management, purchasing, and production to prioritize/manage schedules and make changes quickly and effectively.

What you will do:
  • Evaluates Multi-site SKU demand allocations, analyzes and plans VT Operations site production schedules based on current and evolving business needs, VT Ops site capacities, and special equipment or timing needs.
  • Create production schedules with the intent to balance staffing, machine capacity, and production efficiencies using computerized models and system applications.
  • Communicates with site buyers to assure raw materials will be available to meet scheduled production
  • Partners with the Multi-Site Production Planning Team to understand priorities based on demand signals, sales trends, and inventory status and policy.
  • Responsible for communicating with Manufacturing Leaders and making adjustments to the production scheduled based on staffing restriction, raw materials, and machine availability.
  • Participate and support Green Mountain Coffee's continuous improvement initiatives associated with manufacturing processes.
  • Resolve scheduling challenges through a combination of queries, reports, and other problem solving techniques.
  • Updates and Maintains the Visual Daily Management system with weekly schedules and updates to plan changes for both maintenance and production plans.
  • Performs site level item setup tasks for finished goods and WIP items.
  • Maintain documentation of reason codes of misses from day to day production
  • Provide coverage for other site schedulers to ensure site scheduling support.

What you must have:
  • At least one year scheduling experience (consumer goods manufacturing experience preferred).
  • Bachelor's degree and/or supply chain accreditation (preferred).
  • ERP/MRP experience required.
  • Great communication skills - verbal, written, and electronic.
  • Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and able to multi-task.
  • Computer literacy, preferably with spreadsheets, ERP systems, and SAP.

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions :

Predominantly sedentary light office position with high frequency of keyboarding/computer work required (67% - 100% of the workday).

Depending on the position for which you are applying, offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of one or all of the following: a background investigation, education verification, reference check, credit report and a basic pre-employment medical examination to determine whether you are able to perform the essential functions of your position, with or without reasonable accommodation. You will also be required to take a pre-employment drug test, and your offer of employment is contingent upon the successful passage of that test. Details regarding the drug test shall be provided to you under separate cover and you will be required to provide a signed acknowledgement of receipt of Keurig's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace policy. In addition, as a condition of employment, the company is required, under current federal regulations to certify the legal status of all employees. All employment at Keurig is contingent upon the employee presenting and maintaining authorization to work in the United States. Therefore, within the first three days of employment, you must provide documentation proving both your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Keurig is an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott's® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.

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