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Production Scheduler

Company: Merrick Pet Care
Location: Hereford
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Position: Production Scheduler

Location: Hereford, TX

At Merrick, we don't just make pet food. We make the Best Food Ever. Founded in 1988, Texas-based Merrick PetCare is a leader in natural and organic pet food. We believe that our people are the source of our competitive advantage, and as we invest in our people, we invest in our shared future. When you join Merrick PetCare in Hereford, TX you are not only joining a leader in natural and organic pet food, you are joining a tight knit community focused on creating the most nutritious and wholesome food for pets.

As the Merrick Production Scheduler, you will manage the weekly and daily schedule of activities for production. You will assist in overseeing long range and short-term plant production planning. You will work closely with planning to look for efficiencies within the plant while maintaining the daily schedule to provide information and updates to the larger team. You will be responsible for efficient change overs, coordinate with purchasing team as well as pivot and react to any changes that will need to take place.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Update and maintain weekly production schedule beginning 3 weeks out and immediate planning for 10 days out.
  • Communicate daily and weekly production needs including prioritizing production and managing work in progress.
  • Utilize forecast, economic production quantities, safety stock, inventory levels and maintenance schedule to plan weekly and daily production schedules.
  • Communicate and collaborate with different teams in the plant to adjust as needed in the best interest of the business.

Perform all other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED

1+ years' supply chain, production scheduling, or related experience.

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl Purina Merrick Petcare. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission--you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Merrick Petcare home.

Merrick Pet Care is an equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at to notify us of any needs related to completing the job application.

Keywords: Merrick Pet Care, Amarillo , Production Scheduler, Other , Hereford, Texas

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