*Monitors the production schedules.
*Verification of Master Production Schedules and Manufacturing Orders, forecasting sales requirements
*Establish foundations for scheduling based on material availability and capacity to maximize facility manufacturing throughput.
*Ensures Fulfillment Operations schedule and revenue projections are aligned
*Ensures orders are consistently scheduled according to material levels and capacity
*Ensures the flow of materials, parts and assemblies between or within departments
*Ensure continuous improvement of On Time Delivery and reduced Lead Time
*Collaborate with Manufacturing / Engineering to address and correct impediments for manufacturing capacity
*Review sales forecasts, customer demands, and schedule production batches based on inventory levels and production lead times
*Schedule and direct Production Planning Meetings and track production performance to schedule.
*Analyze capacity and resource requirements and coordinate necessary adjustments
*Work with Purchasing to ensure that supply needs are met.
*Document key information for analysis which includes downtime, peak production, and inventory accuracy and scheduling accuracy
*Work directly with Production and Quality Managers to resolve scheduling issues
*Coordinate production material requirements with Merchandising / Operations teams to assure adequate inventory of raw materials and packaging components
*Responsible for preparation of production reports
*Plans, prepares, issues and controls production schedules and coordinates with material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements
*Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed
*Revise production schedules when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions, collaborating with management, marketing, sales, production, or engineering