Materials and Production Scheduler

Manufacturing & Engineering
Job Location: 
Columbia, SC

Job Description

Materials/Production Scheduler


Do you like working for a company were you can really make a difference? Are you an expert in juggling and managing materials and a production schedule? If so we have a great position for you as a Materials/Production Planner. This position is a 6 to 9 month contract role.


Job Purpose:

The Materials/Production Scheduler creates production schedules by monitoring sales orders, parts availability, parts purchasing schedule, and backlog. Organizes production schedules according to manufacturing capabilities and customer requests.



  • Determines production priorities by studying master production schedule and customer requirements.
  • Organizes production schedule by studying work order specifications, current schedule, and availability of equipment, materials, and employees.
  • Publishes production schedule by identifying products, equipment, sequence, completion dates, etc.
  • Monitors production by collecting production logs; comparing progress to schedule.
  • Resolves scheduling problems by collecting and analyzing information; coordinating solutions.
  • Prepares reports by compiling and summarizing production and downtime data.
  • Maintains production data base by entering data.
  • Secures information by completing data base backups.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Job Requirements


  • Scheduling, Analyzing Information, Data Maintenance, Reporting Skills, Supply Management, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Manufacturing Quality, Quality Focus, Research Skills, Judgment, Independence, Great Communication Skills
  • 5 years of experience as a Production Planner/Scheduler
  • A 4 year degree is preferred


Base Pay $50,000.00 - $80,000.00 /Year
Recruiter Name: 
Casey O'Brien
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 223

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