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SCHEDULER II

SPRINGFIELD, MO, US, 65803

The French’s Food Company, a subsidiary of McCormick & Company, Inc. and a global leader in flavor, is seeking a full-time Scheduler II in its French’s manufacturing plant located at 4455 East Mustard Way in Springfield, Missouri (MO).  This Scheduler II will report to the Department Manager – Materials Management.

 

McCormick operates 13 plants in North America including US plants in Atlanta (GA), Commerce (CA), Gretna (LA), Lakewood Township (NJ), Irving (TX), Hunt Valley (MD) (3 locations), Springfield (MO) and South Bend (IN) along with international plants in London, Ontario, Antiguo Cuscatlán, El Salvador and just north of Mexico City, Mexico. 

 

With more than $500 million in annual sales, our company has been crafting trusted foods using simple ingredients of the highest quality.  From French’s Classic Yellow Mustard, long America’s top-selling mustard, to its most recent innovations, such as French’s Ketchup, the company has a history rich with delicious creations made from what today would be considered “clean, simple ingredients.”  To learn more please visit us at www.frenchs.com.

 

As an employer recognized for exceptional commitment to employees and their families, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services including, but not limited to tuition assistance, medical & dental, disability, group life, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays, sick days and vacations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Using APO and other tools, schedule production weekly, daily and hourly for the relevant production lines, to meet the needs of the master production plan and customer orders, within inventory, allergens and efficiency constraints.
  • Monitor progress against the schedule through frequent contact with production, adjusting as necessary, per priorities and constraints. Maintain close contact with Customer Services advising them of the situation and amend schedule as priorities change.
  • Schedule production trials, new product introductions and product discontinuations in the most effective way, with minimal write off exposure.
  • In conjunction with supply planning, maintain the parameters within scheduling tools (eg working calendar, CHARMAT etc.) for the appropriate lines and products to manage the constraints of seasonality, holidays, business change etc.
  • Communicate issues preventing items from achieving customer service targets to supply planning for inclusion in the escalation process.
  • Assist other schedulers in the preparation of production schedules for their areas, including work in progress scheduling, to avoid incurring unnecessary costs elsewhere within the supply chain.
  • Attend business reviews and participate in “cell” and project team activity as required, to meet the needs of the business.
  • Involvement in TPM processes and projects.
  • Comply with all the rules concerning Health and Safety, to ensure that all equipment is operated safely and to report any accident, injury or unsafe practice in accordance with procedures.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in a Business or a related subject
  • 3 or more years’ experience scheduling, supply chain or related field.
  • Competent PC Skills - past exposure to planning using MRP and other systems
  • High level of organizational and planning skills
  • Solid interpersonal skills
  • Competent in written and oral communication

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • APICS certification
  • SAP/SCM experience

 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


Nearest Major Market: Springfield