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Cummins Inc. Production Scheduling Technician in Ladson, South Carolina

Production Scheduling Technician

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Production Scheduling Technician

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We are looking for a talented Scheduling Technician to join our team specializing in Production Planning and Scheduling for our Cummins Turbo Plant in Ladson, South Carolina.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Under minimal supervision and in accordance with Cummins Delegation of Authority Policy, plans and establishes production schedules to meet customer demand.

  • Develops production schedules in accordance with sales forecast, plant and employee capacity, and new business opportunities.

  • Works to align and optimize raw material (RM) stocking strategies with Material Planners, Work in Process (WIP) with Operations, and Finished Goods (FG) stocking strategies with Materials and Customer Service.

  • Supports the creation of a capable (realistic and aligned) daily, weekly, or monthly production schedule for designated products or lines.

  • Manages change to the production schedule inside the time fence (emergency and trading zones) obtaining required pre-approval.

  • Understands risks (downtime, material shortage, etc.) and minimizes impact on the production schedule.

  • Analyzes data to identify problematic areas (bottlenecks, routings, kitting, Kan ban, etc.)

Qualifications

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Detailed Capacity Planning - Converts and translates the Master Production Schedule into detailed resource requirements resulting in optimized internal capacity utilization and identified constraints; negotiates changes to the schedule or available resources when demand exceeds demonstrated or installed capacity with a focus on meeting Available-to-Promise (ATP) dates; considers different options such as overtime, adding a shift or headcount, etc. to increase capacity during periods of constraint.

  • Master Supply Scheduling - Establishes and maintains a valid Master Production Schedule for a family of products, which meets customer’s expectations and requirements while maximizing operational efficiency; validates procurement scheduling, production scheduling, and replenishment planning are aligned to manufacturing and assembly assets for conversion.

  • Materials KPI Management - Operates in relation to recent or historical outputs as compared to expectations of the organization to determine next steps to drive improvement; assesses gaps to the supply chain performance against the expectation of achieving target deliverables; interprets KPIs to understand end-customer impact; strategically balances trade-offs to influence one KPI while minimizing the impact to others.

  • Materials Planning System Utilization - Uses the materials planning system to manage supply and demand plans taking long-term corrective action on exception messages and other alerts based on root cause analysis; occasionally refers to adhoc tools such as Excel, Access, TOAD, OMS, etc. in performing problem solving, while leveraging the materials planning system as the primary tool in day-to-day operations.

  • Part Change Control Management - Evaluates and implements engineering change request (obsolescence, supersessions, new part release, etc.) to meet customer delivery requirements while minimizing excess and obsolete inventory.

  • Plan for Every Part (PFEP) - Uses PFEP in planning, designing, and management of systems and processes within a facility to ensure delivery of right part at the right time in the right quantity to the right place, which in turn guarantees smooth operations; applies PFEP principles on the end to end supply chain with particular attention to the relationships between master data management, materials planning parameters, engineered material flows, transport management, and warehouse management.

  • Rough Cut Capacity Planning (RCCP) - Converts the Demand Plan and Master Supply Plan into critical resource (labor, machine, and materials) requirements resulting in negotiations and/or changes to the plan or available resources to balance supply and demand; focuses on longer term resource planning, not detailed.

  • High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations.

  • College, University, or equivalent degree in Business, Engineering, or related field preferred.

This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.

  • Requires significant relevant work experience or specialized skills obtained through education, training, or on-the-job experience in an equivalent field such as materials planning, production scheduling, manufacturing, or inventory control.

  • Under general supervision, plans and establishes production schedules to meet customer demand.

  • Develops production schedules in accordance with sales forecast, plant and employee capacity, and new business opportunities.

  • Works to align and optimize raw material (RM) stocking strategies with Material Planners, Work In Process (WIP) with Operations, and Finished Goods (FG) stocking strategies with Materials and Customer Service.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Job SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING

Primary Location United States-South Carolina-North Charleston-US, SC, Ladson, Holset Palmetto Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting May 14, 2024, 1:00:00 AM

Unposting Date Aug 13, 2024, 12:59:00 AM

Organization Cummins Engine Components

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Eligible

Req ID: 240003SC

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