Jason Inc.
  • 30-Jan-2018 to 31-Mar-2018 (CST)
  • Metalex
  • Libertyville, IL, USA
  • Full Time
  • Manufacturing

Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Milwaukee, Jason Industries, Inc. (www.jasoninc.com) is a public company to a global family of manufacturing leaders with four distinct segments serving a variety of end markets: seating, finishing, components and automotive acoustics. The Jason family of companies has a presence in 15 countries and employs more than 4,000 individuals worldwide. 

The hours of this position are 7:30am to 4:30pm 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use knowledge of the production process and machine capabilities to analyze sales orders / manufacturing orders and create production schedules
  • Analyze new and existing production order, review production specifications and identify and report plant capacity constraints
  • Assign production jobs to work stations and coordinate process operations
  • Schedule machines and maintain scheduling board(s)
  • Verify Bill of materials, routing and book production orders
  • Release jobs to production, track orders and production information
  • Assign production jobs to work stations and coordinate process operations
  • Assign start date/time and end date/time for production jobs and process operations
  • Review available stock information of finished goods inventory prior to scheduling new orders; release new manufacturing orders only to fill balance / backorder
  • Coordinate between shop floor personnel and planning departments to ensure timely completion of production jobs
  • Monitor job workflow and schedules to ensure on-time completion and on-time delivery to warehouse/shipping
  • Develop effective scheduling process to achieve production objectives, utilize level loading techniques to prevent bottleneck situations
  • Update schedule attainment and report progress to Plant Manager and/or functional stakeholders
  • Make schedule/production changes, as needed
  • Work with cross-functional leaders/managers/staff to develop potential solutions to improve production performance
  • Expedite and adjust work schedules to meet customer demands
  • Create and/or maintain Daily/Weekly/Monthly Reports

Position Requirements

  • High school diploma required, college education with Bachelor's degree highly desired
  • 3 + years of prior experience with production scheduling, manufacturing experience preferred
  • Proficiency with manufacturing scheduling systems, MRP/ERP systems
  • Demonstrated production scheduling experience using SAP modules MM/PP
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks in a timely manner
  • Recommend ideas for improvements in process, systems and technology
  • Identify processes that can be simplified and execute tasks needed to deliver
  • Willing to work overtime as required, maintain good attendance
  • Demonstrate superior time management skills
  • Must be proficient in the use of MS Office particularly Excel with data pivot tables
  • Must be well organized and able to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to deliver training to other production scheduler(s) when required as a backup
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects in a timely manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills needed to build collaborative relationships with shop floor employees, co-workers, internal customers and external partners


Jason Industries is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to employ the best qualified personnel without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin or any other legally protected status. Jason Industries also provides equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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