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Production Planner/Master Scheduler 3

Date: Jan 19, 2018

Location: Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

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Master Scheduler Program Manager (MSPM) is responsible to ensure delivery of orders per Customer expectations acting as the primary point of contact between Global Operations (GOps) and Sales Operations (SOps.) Working with the management team, the position contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices. This position interacts with the Sales Operations, Manufacturing, Product Group, Finance, Inventory, and Supply Chain functions.



  • Develop a working knowledge of the Company’s products and processes to ensure optimal schedule stability, order creation, rescheduling, load-leveling, etc.
  • Oversee commitment for delivery of Customer orders per agreed upon technical specifications and to meet Customer delivery request.
  • Manage portfolio of regionally assigned Customer orders, including Systems and Upgrades, to meet Customer delivery commitment.
  • Communicate with SOps regarding status of progress toward Customer delivery commitment.
  • Identify, mitigate, and communicate risks to SOps regarding Customer delivery commitment.
  • Manage Internal/External Customer change requests.
  • Interface with manufacturing and supply chain to expedite shipments to meet Customer expectations.
  • Ensure timely response to issues encountered in manufacturing, or delays in supplier delivery of critical materials.
  • Coordinate cross-functional working groups to resolve problems, such as material shortages and design changes, as they arise to minimize impact to the production schedule and Customer delivery commitment.
  • Work within policy guidelines pertaining to MSPM.  Observe and follow all stated MSPM procedures.
  • Identify, negotiate, and resolve conflicts with respect to material and capacity availability and order promising integrity.
  • Inform management when demand cannot be met, and recommend alternatives on how the requested demand could be satisfied.

Organizational Effectiveness

  • Utilize resources and efforts for beneficial Returns on Investment.
  • Increase the accuracy and efficiency of master production schedule through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between functions.
  • Drive initiatives in the management team and organizationally that contribute to long-term operational excellence and continuous improvement.


  • Customer Focus: Dedicated to meeting expectations of internal and external customers.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Effectively copes with change.
  • Quality and Timely Decision Making: Makes good decisions in a timely manner based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgement.
  • Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions.
  • Negotiating: Negotiates skillfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups.
  • Priority Setting: Creates focus around most important issues.

Experience & Education

  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree, 2 years and a Master’s degree, or equivalent experience.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Job Segment: Scheduler, Supply, Supply Chain, Customer Service, Operations

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