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748227 Supply Chain Scheduler

Pros2Plan, a Spinnaker Company, has been retained by a large American multinational chemical corporation to source full time candidates for the position of Supply Chain Scheduler (Level I, II)

Location: Michigan

Duration: Full Time

Salary: Open


Travel Required:No
Location:Michigan Area
Position Type:Full Time
Desired Education Level:BS

This role is responsible for deciding what, when and where to supply for multiple production sites or multiple plants at one site, within a single business or multiple smaller businesses. This includes balancing supply and demand over the operational horizon, to achieve optimum product availability, asset utilization and supply chain efficiencies.


  • Generate a time-phased supply schedule to fulfil business requirements in the short-term, while considering plant wide constraints, and meeting inventory and customer service targets.
  • Determine and/or execute the most effective regional or global sourcing rules.
  • Where applicable, implement external manufacturing agreements or execute agreements already in place.
  • Own and operate site or regional planning models (provide functional expertise for model operation; assure most efficient use of information technology).
  • Serve as a local site coordinator/planner for integration of internal demand, utilities or environmental operations at a particular location.
  • Routinely check and track inventory quantity, slow-moving or other inventory statuses and ensures that inventory volumes meet the plan.

Issue resolution:

  • Monitor actual performance versus plan and engage cross-functional efforts to resolve non-compliance.
  • Identify, prioritize and address supply issues (e.g. short-term capacity constraints, product shortage, emergency customer order received, uncovered production requirement, etc.).
  • Resolve issues or exceptions outside the business rules/boundaries and intervene when needed to address performance gaps.
  • Assess feasibility of short-term change requests.
  • Lead collaboration with customer service, manufacturing, logistics, third-party service providers and business partners to meet business obligations in case of unplanned events.

Data maintenance and continuous improvement:

  • Perform maintenance of production parameters (material masters, work centers, routings) to ensure effective planning.
  • Follow best practices, procedures and governance over master data.
  • Support global supply chain initiatives by interfacing with other supply chain personnel in the business and shared 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree  or 4+ years relevant military experience
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States.  No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business, Mathematics and certain sciences.
  • APICS CPIM Certification or similar accreditation
  • Manufacturing experience
  • 2-10 years of planning or scheduling experience
  • Supply Chain Management, preferably planning and/or scheduling
  • Interpersonal effectiveness, Initiative, Teamwork, Independent decision making ability
  • Strong analytical skills and proactive problem solving
  • Supply Chain Management, preferably planning and/or scheduling
  • Technical proficiency in the use of multiple computer applications and sound analytical skills are necessary.