Master Scheduler/Detailed Production Scheduler
DescriptionCorteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity for Master Scheduler/Detailed Production Scheduler based in Indianapolis IN. The North America Crop Protection Supply Chain supports over $6.4 Billion in sales and eight different portfolios. The Master Scheduler is responsible for assigned products and/or manufacturing location(s) and all associated strategies and activities to most effectively deliver product supply in alignment with demand. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with a fast-paced, ever-changing environment and collaborating with multiple businesses, functions, and geographies to ensure the execution of a reliable Supply Chain to meet customer expectations. Responsibilities Depending on the assigned supply chain, the role may include elements of Capacity Planning, Production Scheduling, Material Planning, Material Scheduling, Production Recording and/or Site Logistics. Develop and maintain within ERP system the monthly Supply Plans for products within a region portfolio over the S&OP horizon (Months 4-24). Translate demand requirements and supply capability into a time-phased supply and inventory plan in monthly resolution over the S&OP horizon that satisfies expected demand, is capacity feasible and at the lowest business cost balancing service level and operational efficiency. Analyze, monitor and confirm the implementation of changes per plan. Identifies potential issues and risks to the region supply and develops contingency plans. Manage supply exceptions within the S&OP horizon, including prioritization and resolution. Manages production plans within allocated AI and resource availability. Escalates issues to global Master Planner as necessary. Facilitates communication and interaction with Customer Service, Commercial, Manufacturing and Sourcing functions to effectively balance supply and demand in the mid-term horizon via the IBP process. Partners with upstream and downstream stakeholders to escalates product availability issues where service level will be impacted (order will not ship on time) and collaborates to develop contingencies to balance business risks and costs. Serve as a focal point for Logical Supply Team and collaborates with Detailed Production Schedulers to ensure flawless execution of the production schedule (Months 0-3) Lead meetings to review plant performance and upcoming production plans Develop a Production Planning Strategy (campaigns, WIP storage, response plans, etc.) including an inventory strategy at the plant for all production input materials Maintain plant master data within ERP system Tracks Planning Performance metrics, including schedule attainment, schedule stability, and plant unplanned events. Manage plant inventory including slow moving, blocked, distressed and work with others in the organization to identify solutions and disposition on inventories Ideates, initiates, and leads improvement projects delivering reduced cost, increased revenue, and improved work processes Execute necessary SAP planning and scheduling transactions such as planned/production orders, stock transfer orders, and purchase orders. Facilitates root cause investigations on supply chain related issues Works closely with planners from other areas coordinating inter-area shipments.Competencies:Leadership: Individual must exhibit strong leadership skills. The person must initiate action with internal and external contacts to develop an effective production plan and execute actions to realize the supply. Incumbent must be a decision-maker, willing to take risks and have the ability to take advantage of business opportunities as they arise. The ability to manage multiple planning, scheduling, and logistics tasks successfully without direction is critical. Interpersonal Effectiveness: The ability to interact and communicate with a broad array of people, functions, and locations is paramount to success. The ability to forge strong working relationships and successfully interact with operations, commercial personnel, external logistics suppliers, and other planners is critical. Supply Chain Management: The incumbent must be able to identify and implement both near-term and long-term supply chain cost or service improvement opportunities that may arise. QualificationsBasic Requirements: Bachelor degree A minimum requirement for this U.S. – based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis (U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident or qualifying Asylee / Refugee). Preferred Requirements: BS in Engineering, Supply Chain or related technical field 2-5 Year equivalent SC experience, Manufacturing, scheduling, and planning experiences A minimum of 1 year experience in a Detailed Scheduling role Technical proficiency with SAP ECC/APO or similar planning tools is highly desirable. APICS Certification preferred or strong commitment to attain within 2 years Six Sigma Green Belt Project Leader or Black Belt #LI-DD1Apply for this job.