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Master Scheduling Manager (SIOP)

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

As the Master Scheduling Manager for our Utilimaster division based in Bristol, Indiana, you will be accountable for developing, supporting, and managing all scheduling functions with a focus on Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning (SIOP) across multiple sites. This will include planning and establishing production schedules for manufacturing departments involving diversified piece parts, assemblies, or tooling to conform with master production schedules.
You will also be responsible for creating and driving new processes and implementing a scheduling methodology in accordance with established procedures for Utilimaster's product lines. And under the direction of our Director of Materials & Fabrication, your work will be critical for executing your function's vision and goals and managing the people and processes to achieve impactful results.
Learn more about The Shyft Group, Utilimaster, and Bristol by exploring the hyperlinks below.

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    What You'll Be Doing
    • Managing the Master Schedule by creating the schedule slots for multiple sites within weekly and monthly buckets to provide visibility for the supply chain
    • Cascading schedule slots to the specific scheduler(s) who are responsible for the operating sites
    • Collaborating with sales and marketing to monitor and identify upcoming trends for up to 18 months
    • Forecasting firm and planned demand and revising these as necessary based upon subsequent changes to market, supply, and operational demands
    • Approving all significant sales changes where configuration changes are touching manufacturing plants
    • Partnering with Manufacturing, Engineering, Sales, and Supply Chain to revise the Master Schedule dates
    • Ensuring directional data can be broadcast to the supply chain for raw material purchasing purposes
    • Translating the monthly SIOP consensus plan by product family to a detailed weekly master production (MPS) with a 12 to 18-month planning horizon into the ERP for Daily MRP generation
    • Incorporating inter-company demand and backlog into the SIOP supply planning process to ensure capacity and resources are available to meet demand requirements
    • Managing timelines through taking on the "Gatekeeper" role for Sales approvals for production sites
    • Driving engineering deadlines and ensuring product execution timelines are adhered to
    • Communicating to the SIOP group any failure modes and receiving corrective actions
    • Creating and architecting databases, systems, and reports
    • Producing and publishing factory schedule adherence, capacity, and inventory reports
    • Monitoring and driving the resolution of MRP processing errors
    • Performing data analysis and reporting of key performance indicators such as delivery performance, backlog, performance to master schedule, including inventory turns
    • Serving as a factory subject matter expert (SME) for ERP production planning and scheduling modules
      • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Sales Operations, Strategic Sourcing, or related discipline
      • 8+ years of expertise in Demand Planning, Supply Planning, operations planning and scheduling, materials management, or other Sales Inventory & Operations Planning related functional area
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
      • A track record of multi-tasking, prioritizing and delegating efficiently
      • Experience with directing and leading others
      • identifying business process issues and implementing effective improvement and control plans
      • A reputation for communicating effectively across multiple levels within an organization
      • Familiarity with processing systems and inventory software
      • Willing to travel to company sites up to 25%
        What Makes You Stand Out
        • Working knowledge of Aurora (current) or Plex (future) ERP systems
        • APICS, CPIM, CPSM, or CPF certification
          Additional Resources
          • 2022 Sustainability Report
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          • Our LinkedIn Page
            We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified Individual with a Disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

            About The Shyft Group
            The Shyft Group (NASDAQ: SHYF) is North America's leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly, and upfit for the commercial, retail, and service specialty vehicle markets.
            The Shyft Group and our brands are as driven as our associates. Every person behind our badge is given the tools they need to make a positive contribution to the company, their community, and their families. Across eight go-to-market brands, in ten states and two countries, we have over 3,000 dedicated employees working as one to lead with innovation, ingenuity, and a dedication to quality craftsmanship.
            The Shyft Group rebranded in 2020 to reflect a new focus on high-growth end markets to help ensure long-term profitable growth. Our name and renewed focus reflect the action, speed, and agility we offer the commercial vehicle industry through our growing roster of brands - Blue Arc---, Utilimaster -, Royal Truck Body, DuraMag -, Strobes-R-Us -, Spartan RV Chassis, Red Diamond---, and Builtmore.

Keywords: The Shyft Group, Elkhart , Master Scheduling Manager (SIOP), Executive , Elkhart, Indiana

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