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Ferrara Candy Company Production Scheduler in FOREST PARK, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Complete the detailed schedule for next week's production to ensure that assets are optimized (minimal changeover time) and orders across make and pack assets are linked togetherAct as the first line of contact for plant production managers to provide insight of order prioritization and requirements; update necessary production orders in SAP to reflect any changes requiredTrack overall progress of production orders in the plantUpdate production order completion dates daily to account for deviations in actual vs. planned production; communicate to Plant any in-week adjustments requested by Supply PlanningImmediately inform Supply Planner of deviations in production schedule due to unforeseen circumstances (e.g. asset breakdown, labor constraints, material shortages, etc.) and discuss potential impacts to the scheduleVerify that all components are available (in Ferrara network to start week; in the plant or in transit from another Ferrara site 24hrs prior to production) in order to execute the weekly published Production ScheduleCoordinate consolidation of Attainment and Adherence comments to ensure they are complete and at the correct level of detail (appropriate root cause analysis)Create routings in conjunction with finance for all of the new items that are commissioned by engineering/commercializationSchedule New Product trials and understand results of trials for future production requirementsSchedule is first shift, Monday-Friday, with expectation of being on-call during off-hours and weekends as needed