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Job Description:

  • 1) Plans and prepares production schedules for manufacture of industrial or commercial products: Draws up master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.

  • 2) Analyzes production specifications and plant capacity data and performs mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, tools, and human resource requirements.

  • 3) Plans and schedules workflow for each department and operation according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead times.

  • 4) Plans sequence of fabrication, assembly, installation, and other manufacturing operations for guidance of production workers.

  • 5) Confers with department supervisors to determine status of assigned projects.

  • 6) Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.

  • 7) Prepares production reports.

  • 8) May prepare lists of required materials, tools, and equipment.

  • 9) May prepare purchase orders to obtain materials, tools, and equipment.




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DOT:   012.167-050

Job Number: 7951