SUMMARY: Manages activities associated with establishing production schedules and ensures that actual production meets scheduled requirements. Performs work in a safe, responsible manner by following all safety rules and procedures. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:Develops the plant production schedule for all areas of the plant with the intention to optimize plant asset utilization, plant labor leveling, and customer demands across a seasonal production schedule. Coordinates the procurement of all raw materials, packaging, labels and active ingredients for the “just-in-time” production process. Makes adjustments to delivery of incoming goods to the plant in accordance with production process delays or advances in accordance to available storage space and reduction of demurrage cost.Coordinates directly with all customers and area managers to manage line time and manage production schedules to meet customer demands within a specific time frame ensuring product availability for the season in the field.Coordinates purchases to make the best economical decision for the company by weighing inventory carrying cost, warehousing cost, volume price breaks, transportation cost, plant handling costs, market projections, and plant asset availability.Issues PO’s in accordance with contracts and manages PO variances within the OPM system with the Plant Cost Accounting department.Establishes Trusted Resource brand with customers and represent RAPIDS core values.Other work-related duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.Coordinates all necessary information needed to launch new products, managing the information by distribution of the information to the appropriate personnel internally and working with the Lab in setting up all new formulas and recipes within the OPM system prior to product procurement.Maintains a clean work environment both inside and outside the facility by using good housekeeping habits.Other work-related duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.Reliable and regular attendance is expected. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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: Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or Supply Chain Management from an accredited four-year college or university or 5 years work experience in supply chain position or production environment in a similar position or a adequate combination of education and experience. OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:Excellent computer skills including advanced Excel skills.Advanced organizational skills.Working knowledge of ASCP planning in Oracle.Excellent communication skills.Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.Ability to adapt to constantly changing schedule.Must be available to work rotating shifts as scheduled. Resumes submitted without salary requirements will not be considered. Pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check are required. EOE M/F/V/HApply for this job.