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Plant Scheduler

Company: Quad/Graphics, Inc.
Location: Sussex
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

> As a worldwide marketing solutions partner our goal is to help our clients win every day. We use our data-driven, integrated marketing platform, with a strong foundation in print, to help clients reduce complexity, increase efficiency and enhance marketing spend effectiveness. We've built a rich history by believing in our people, allowing them to act like owners and take charge of their own success. Whether you're an operator, sales representative, a graphic artist or a clinician, we're all driven to perform at our best - for ourselves and our clients. We're a company with a soul and a belief that we can always create a better way. A Plant Scheduler is responsible for planning, monitoring and adjusting the production schedule to maintain profitability, meet internal and external deadlines and ensure client satisfaction. RESPONSIBILITIES * Production Monitoring - Monitors and adjusts production schedule while upholding critical deadlines. Provides on call production support on nights & weekends as schedule demands. * Communication - Participates in, or conducts production meetings with all necessary business units to effectively communicate proposed schedule and navigate potential roadblocks. * Strategy - Forecasts long term production schedule based on sales input via Order Management tool and inputs into scheduling tool. Works with Sales to accommodate new work or changes to existing work. * Planning - Analyzes production specifications and plant capacity data to organize most efficient production plan. Responsible for planning downtime and coordination with maintenance department. QUALIFICATIONS * Post high school degree or 7-10 years print experience preferred; Business or printing related Bachelor's degree strongly preferred * Able to work well in high pressure situations with tight deadlines. * Advanced process planning skills, with experience overseeing process from start to finish * Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills * Detail-oriented, self-directed and able to work through barriers to accomplish goals. * Excels at applying time management to everyday activities * High level computer knowledge and quick comprehension skills * Able to apply continuous improvement to everyday activities ADDITIONAL COMPANY INFORMATION We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging - a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. Drug Free Workplace

Keywords: Quad/Graphics, Inc., Milwaukee , Plant Scheduler, Professions , Sussex, Wisconsin

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