The Master Scheduler will develop tactical plans that establish the overall level of manufacturing output to satisfy the current customer demand, while also meeting general business objectives of profitability, productivity, and competitive customer lead times.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • AvtechTyee uses metrics to define standards for productivity, quality, and cost.  Incumbent is responsible for meeting all defined standards.
  • Develop and improve tactical plans that establish the overall level of manufacturing production plans
  • Drive, promote and develop positive communication with Marketing and Sales to improve forecast accuracy
  • Develop and maintain Forecast, master schedule and procurement plan based on history, seasonality and sales opportunities.
  • Review and update forecast, production schedules and material requirements.
  • Support new product development through cooperative scheduling of model introductions, end of life and prototype processing with the potential suppliers
  • Proactively review material supply and demand to determine push/pull actions appropriate to impact manufacturing MPS and supply MRP exception messages.
  • Participate in the evaluation of quotations from our contracted manufacturers to assure all pertinent information is available to analyze for best possible price, quality and supply services to meet our strategic needs for the product life.
  • Review material shortages, stock outages, and safety stock levels while working with Contract Manufacturers, Purchasing and Manufacturing to meet customer requirements. Propose changes when needed and assist in the resolution of MRP and planning discrepancies.
  • Responsible for establishing production rates that will achieve management’s objective in satisfying customer demand balanced with optimizing inventory levels and order backlogs
  • High focus on customer service interaction
  • Presents a competent and composed demeanor, representing the company with professionalism  to all stakeholders (including but not limited to applicants, employees, contractors, vendors, and customers) to successfully advance the interests of the company
  • Follows all environmental health and safety policies and procedures, models safe work practices
  • Responsible for contributing to and supporting a positive and respectful workplace environment.
  • Ongoing self-development and personal growth as an employee
  • Other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
  • Requires an Associate Degree  Preferred BS or BA Degree preferred or a mixture of experience
  • Five or more years’ experience in Master Scheduling, Production Planning, Capacity Planning, Material Requirement Planning and Forecasting
  • Working knowledge of tools and techniques for planning of inventory and production such as CRP, LEAN and TOC.
  • Experience with S&OP aligning and forecasting
  • Experience in Aerospace or other regulatory industry with a machining focus is preferred

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) Requirements
  • Must be a United States Person
  • ITAR defines a U.S. Person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder), Political Asylee or Refugee

  • Knowledge and experience in a professional business environment
  • Proven experience with complex planning, forecasting and product lifecycle programs
  • Experience with Purchasing/Materials tools (MRP, Inventory analysis, part or supplier profiles, etc)
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment
  • Proven people skills required, must have ability to work with others while effectively handling internal pressures
  • Excellent Communication Skills (written and verbal)
  • Outstanding interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills
  • Strong focus and attention to detail
  • Time management and organizational skills; ability to prioritize and multi-task in a complex business environment
  • Excellent organization agility, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong focus on customer service
  • Ability to quickly master new business knowledge and technical skills

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • APICS certification and experience with MAPICS infor XA or Epicore Avante ERP systems a plus

Physical Demands
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear and occasionally required to climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities usually required by this job include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Also expected of the employee is regular attendance, the ability to work cooperatively and professionally with others and members of the public, and the ability to manage multiple tasks at once.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Department: Supply Chain
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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