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.
- 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
- 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
High School Diploma or GED
1+ years' supply chain, production scheduling, or related
It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive
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
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 email@example.com to notify us of
any needs related to completing the job application.