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Production Scheduler

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

If you are currently employed at Smithfield, please log into Workday and submit your application through the Jobs Hub. A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!Your OpportunityOur team members receive industry-competitive salaries and are eligible for great benefits packages:
Competitive PayAnnual Bonus Earning PotentialComprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and MoreEducation benefit available to full and part time Smithfield team members on their first day of employment.*Program eligibilities apply
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In addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional development, and tuition assistance .
Plans and establishes production schedules for all products processed at the plant.
Develops raw material orders, monitors material inventories, tracks progress of production and reviews factors that affect schedules to make necessary modifications. Issues orders to the appropriate production departments when revisions are made to the schedule. Core ResponsibilitiesDevelops daily production schedules from the weekly supply plan and distribute to production areas. Schedules are based on product requirements to manufacture and fill sales orders and the efficient use of labor.Work with other functional areas including but not limited to Accounting, Technical Services, Research and Development, and Business Management regarding new product development and implementation.Ensure raw materials are available for the initial production according to product specifications.Maintain product groups in SAP to aid in producing accurate production.Manage rotation raw material inventory, stock transfers, work-in-process and finished products, inventories. Effectively communicates with team members in each area to ultimately ensure customer satisfaction.Utilize SAP scheduling execution and reporting transactions to ensure accurate schedules of production. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
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 to perform the essential functions . Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university and 2+ years relevant work experience; or a combination of education and experience, required.Experience in the Meat or Food Industry, preferred.Excellent working knowledge of SAP and the modules Production Planning, Material Management and Sales Distribution.Excellent analytical, organizational and technical skills.Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, Internet and Order processing software.Ability to forecast, act quickly and accurately.Good communication skills, written and verbal.May be required to work long hours and weekends.Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment. Work Environment & Physical Demands
The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.Noise level in the work environment is usually loud when in the production area.Must be able to work in cramped spaces and in poor lighting and ventilation.Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance, vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear.EEO/AA InformationSmithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.Salary Range$60,500.00 - $91,250.00

Keywords: Smithfield Foods, Des Moines , Production Scheduler, Professions , Des Moines, Iowa

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