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VIVA USA Inc Production Scheduler in Davenport, Iowa

Req Ref No: JNIASP1119 Location: Davenport, IA Duration: 12.0 months Description Description: Plans and schedules complex and high impact (multiple work centers, higher technology) manufacturing processes of all current production and service parts. Schedules requirements for material with regard to the client Production System including kanbans/triggers, delivery and achievement of the production schedule. May develop line sequencing of options. May supervise and provide work direction. Duties: Schedules production parts. Schedules service parts. Expedites production and purchased parts. Coordinates needed parts from other client departments. Coordinates the implementation of engineering and material changes. Analyzes future production requirements which may include workforce planning strategies to develop recommendations to ensure that machine load and work force can meet the production requirements for the department, including maintaining and planning kanbans and calculating kanban quantities. Performs some administrative duties for the department. May include work direction and/or supervision, including performance management. Audits inventory integrity and accuracy, including performing the production and scrap reporting. Specific Position Requirements : The manager is looking for a Production Scheduler to be onsite . This position will be responsible for scheduling support in the laser cutting and forming operations. The manager would strongly prefer candidates with a 4-year degree in a relevant field with 1+ years of scheduling experience however consideration will be given to candidates with a minimum of a high school diploma/equivalent with 5+ years of scheduling experience in a production environment. Must be proficient with MS Office and be an intermediate user of Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups, etc.). SAP experience is strongly preferred. Must be willing to work out on the floor approximately 50% of the time or more, but the rest of the time will be in an office environment. This individual will be sitting with others who support the Fabrication operations - Supervisors, Engineers and other Schedulers. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are required. Must be willing to work in a team environment. This person would be expected to work independently on a daily basis with very little work direction. Note : This is an 8-Hour, 2nd Shift position (2:30pm – 10:30pm, starting Sunday night). No OT is expected at this time. Candidates must be willing to support alternate shifts based on business needs. VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.