The Supervisor, Scheduling and Inventory supervises and supports the Scheduling and Inventory Department functions and employees.
Responsibilities include maintaining a top-level production schedule for all bulk and finished product in a manufacturing environment.
The Supervisor will liaise with Supply Planning and Purchasing to ensure that the manufacturing build schedule fulfills demand requirements and achieves stated goals for customer service levels.
Maintain systems for ensuring accurate Syspro transactions and record keeping, while taking into consideration the company’s commitment to our seven Core Values such as Industry-leading Quality and Service, in the planning and implementation of all actions related to the area of responsibility.
Supervise, direct, prioritize and coordinate all activities related to the Scheduling and Inventory department, to maintain quality and maximize productivity while minimizing cost
Support the team’s success by ensuring the staff are properly trained, motivated and performing to the required standard, and provide recognition and feedback as required.
Involve Manager when required.
Maintain a high level of integrity to ensure all staff are being treated on a fair and consistent basis
Take the initiative to implement process changes providing a positive environment to ensure continuous improvement is embraced by all staff
Ensure alignment of Softgel Encapsulation and Finished Goods schedules, including inter-plant schedules
Maintain a stable and realistic build schedule that leverages available plant capacity and minimizes volatility in an MRP environment
Assist operational managers to ensure cost-effective allocation of resources (materials, equipment, people, etc.)
Develop and utilize analytics to measure performance against valid indicators (e.g. schedule attainment and schedule adherence) and benchmarks
Provide support and leadership to the warehouse supervisor and team
Support management team on achieving annual goals and targets
Radiate passion for the work being done by being a role model in all areas for the employees
Complete performance management, scheduling, payroll, and accident investigations as required
Follow and adhere to all given instructions including work procedures, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), while ensuring the team’s compliance as well
Strictly adhere to and observe all safety policies as outlined in the company policies and training sessions
Participate in department meetings as required
Work closely with operations and warehouse to move goods in and out of the inventory
Ensure cycle counts are performed accurately and on time
Respond to inventory enquiries from different departments through email or phone calls
Control and coordinate other inventory issues that arise including destruction procedures
Ensure discrepancies between Syspro and physical count are corrected
Other duties as assigned
3 to 5 years’ related work experience in a manufacturing environment
Proven accurate inventory skills (cycle count, discrepancy tracking, etc)
Prior experience leading a successful team
Intermediate level of proficiency in ERP, MRP, Syspro, MS Office, Analytics and Reporting
Safely and effectively operates a forklift
Clear understanding of C-TPAT requirements and processes
Ability to learn quickly and willing to be hands-on
Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills
Possess excellent interpersonal and effective team-building skills
Cooperative attitude, willingness to meet challenging deadlines
Able to multi task and prioritize
Able to effectively manage conflict and maintain strong employee relations
Mechanical aptitude preferred
Physically able to perform job duties