Planner / Scheduler in Shreveport, LA at Welbilt

Date Posted: 8/2/2018

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Job Description

Are you ready to make a positive change? If so, then come work for a company that . . .
  • Values the strong skills you bring to the table
  • Provides an opportunity to succeed at what you do best
  • Will challenge your skills and grow your talent
  • Gives you the chance to build a real, long term career  
Look no further – your future as a Planner/Scheduler starts today at Welbilt’s Shreveport Facility*.   As a Planner/Scheduler you will be responsible for leading the Production Control team to maintain the integrity of data provided to Manufacturing in support of Plant Goals and Customer Satisfaction.  This position reports directly to the Director of Operations.   We put the 'fast' in fast food and the refinement in fine dining. We put the icy refreshment in sodas and the 'rocks' in signature cocktails.  Be part of an industry that touches every life. Advance your career with the leader in foodservice innovation! 
  Essential Job Functions:
  • Responsible for the planning and scheduling of production activities by sequencing customer demand through individual work centers to maximize output.  
  • Maintaining complete and accurate information on Production Schedules and Reports    
  • Develop and maintain Capacity for all production resources.  Establish guidelines for production orders to provide schedule balance and constraint resolution
  • Support New product introductions       
  • Responsible for analyzing work flow and aggressively identifying opportunities for continuous improvement projects to maximize the use of manpower and equipment
  • Responsible for communications with customer service to understand current and expected sales requirements
  • Assist in the reallocation of material not specifically linked to production orders, managing excess and obsolete inventory as well as disposition of returns
  • Create and maintain job instructions for all Production Control work processes.  Ensure that all Production Schedulers are crossed trained in all work processes

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:  
  • Associates’ Degree with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in production control/production planning/purchasing required.  Minimum of 5 years' experience in production control/production planning/purchasing in lieu of degree.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • ERP experience 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever changing, self-directed environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all management levels.
  • Strong investigative, decision making, and problem-solving skills.
•In addition to industry-leading fryers, the Welbilt – Shreveport, Louisiana operation (Frymaster) manufactures commercial fryer filtration equipment (built-in and portable), foodservice equipment computers, water-bath rethermalizers and pasta cookers. The facility in Shreveport is a division of Welbilt, Inc.   Welbilt, Inc. (formerly Manitowoc Foodservice) - designs, manufactures and supplies best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market.  Welbilt offers customers unparalleled operator and patron insights, collaborative kitchen solutions, culinary expertise and world-class implementation support and service, whether locations are around the corner or across the globe.  With operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the company has a portfolio of best-in-class brands including Cleveland, Convotherm®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln, Manitowoc® Ice, Merco®, Multiplex®, Merrychef®, Servend® and Manitowoc® Beverage Systems.


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