The Weir Group PLC

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2017-15296

2017-15296

Title 
Scheduler II
Posted Date 
8/2/2017
Job Location 
US-TX-Fort Worth
Shift Schedule 
Day
Manages Others 
No
Close Date 
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More information about this job

Company Profiles

Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.

 

As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.

 

Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.

 

Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.

 

We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.

 

Business Need / Purpose of Role

Plans and prepares production schedules for manufacture of pump and flow control products.

Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

Including but not limited to: 

  • Establishes sequence and lead time for assigned work centers to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders
  • Plans workflow for each assigned work center according to previously established customer requirements, safety stock requirements, and forecast requirements
  • Predominantly responsible for scheduling of kitting jobs and other non-complex job orders
  • Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions

Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

High School or GED with two (2) year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Lean manufacturing in a manufacturing environment of approximately 500-700 employees.

 

Language:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and business correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of customers or employees of the organization.

 

Mathematical Skills:                                  

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

 

Other Skills:

Basic understanding of Material Requirements Planning.  Exposure to APICS principles.  Ability to multi-task & work in a fast-paced environment.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

 

Computer Skills:

The incumbent should have knowledge of the following software: inventory software; order processing systems; and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (proficiency in Microsoft Excel).

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Special Skills:

Basic understanding of Material Requirements Planning.  Exposure to APICS principles.  Ability to multi-task & work in a fast-paced environment.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required in certain areas of the facility.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Core Competencies

Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

 

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

 

Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

 

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

 

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

 

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.