Master Scheduling Specialist

Windsor Locks, CT 06096

Posted: 08/23/2019 Industry: Aerospace & Defense Job Number: 171418 Pay Rate: $39.88

Aerospace and Defense Technical is hiring a Master Scheduling Specialist

  • The Master Scheduling Specialist will be responsible for the development of detailed resource-loaded production schedules for all awarded contracts and customer commitments.
  • The integration of all schedules into the consolidated production plan to forecast work cell schedules and loads; identify resource constraints; level load capacity; develop and implement risk mitigation and alternate production plans as required.
  • Development of high-level schedules for proposal activity; run simulations to create production planning scenarios to identify future capacity loads and resource constraints.
  • Interface with Production Control, Program Operations Management, and Lab Management on production schedules; work with cross-functional Integrated Development teams to report on status; resolve long-term scheduling constraints.
  • Interface with Engineering and Program Management to ensure dynamic program schedules are incorporated into daily production plans.
  • Manage SAP end item demand; work within the Planning organization to ensure MBOM and MRP requirements are accurately reviewed and mesh with the detailed production schedule.
  • Interface with Production Control for best timing of production readiness and order release.
  • Interface with Material Planning for critical path shortage feedback as it relates to schedule; timing of engineering change implementation and understanding of schedule impacts.
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3 years of related experience in Planning, Scheduling, Supply Chain, Operations, Manufacturing; or at least 6 yrs. of related experience is required.
  • Must be able to interpret and act on conflicting or incomplete information in pursuit of an objective; adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Requires strong planning, organizational, and communication skills; the ability to take the initiative and work both independently as well as cooperatively within a team environment.
  • ERP/MRP knowledge; SAP experience preferred
  • Excel and Microsoft
  • Project experience preferred
  • Understand linkage between Engineering, Operations, and Supply Chain
  • Knowledge of ACE and/or Lean Six Sigma is encouraged.




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Nancy Boyce

Nancy Boyce is a Sr. Technical Recruiter with over 30 years' experience serving the Aerospace and Engineering industries.  Her favorite part of her job is working with a candidate through the whole process of getting them hired and then seeing them become successful in their career path.  The best way to contact Nancy is via phone or email

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