production scheduler resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

A hands-ons manufacturing professional with 20 + years of progressive experience in production planning and purchasing. Excellent organization and communication skills. Comfortable and effective dealing with complex manufacturing operations, global supply chains and frequent new product launches. Able to set priorities and manage multiple concurrent projects.

  • Experience working with multiple business cultures
  • Understanding of supply chain
  • Experience and knowledge of TPS
  • Ability to adapt and innovate in various environments
  • Supply Chain and Production Planning
  • Analyzing demand and material flows
  • Independent and collaborative decision making
  • Inventory Management
  • Proficient use of SAP
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Effective problem solver
Piedmont Technical College Greenwood, SC Expected in : General Studies - GPA :

Completed the following courses

Visual Basic.NET CPT 186

Systems and Procedures CPT 264

Probability and Statistics MAT 120

Operating Systems CPT 257

DataBase CPT 242

English Composition 1 ENG 101

Medical Terminology

Anatomy and Physiology 1 BIO 210

Anatomy and Physiology 2 BIP 211

General Psychology PSY 201

Greenwood High School Greenwood, SC Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Continental - Production Scheduler
Hamburg, NY, 02/2020 - Current
  • Responsible for production planning of 12 Fabricating processes
  • Carry out planning and coordination of production schedules
  • Supervise schedules and work processes to ensure deliveries are made in a timely manner
  • Coordinate and develop production plans with management team
  • Work closely with purchasing to ensure raw materials are procured as to avoid shortage in inventory
  • Decreased production downtime by accurately scheduling maintenance and production crews.
  • Maintained accurate records and handled purchase orders.
  • Processed manufacturing orders from sales representatives through Infor Visual system.
  • Updated management and clients on progress of production.
Henkel - Material Planner
Miami, FL, 08/2019 - 02/2020
  • Responsible for production planning of BMW and VW components consisting of over 250 parts and 25 suppliers, domestic and international
  • Coordinate releases of components required to meet production schedules and customer requirements
  • Manage new product launch materials from ordering, receiving and inventory identification/storage
  • Communicate material delivery schedules to internal customers via daily production meetings
  • Schedule inbound and outbound deliveries of VW components and dunnage within SAP
  • Improved inventory accuracy by 10% through daily cycle counts
  • Coordinated expedited orders with manufacturing affiliates to meet demand.
  • Facilitated collaboration between production, warehouse and technical personnel to meet procurement needs.
Career Advantage - Production Planner
Springfield, TN, 05/2018 - 08/2019
  • Interfaced with customer service, sales, purchasing and manufacturing to resolve material shortages, backlogs, and other potential schedule interruptions
  • Analyzed historical data, forecasts and customer orders to create the most accurate production schedule
  • Established key parameter settings in ERP system for approximately 50 finished goods
  • Accountable for monitoring finished goods inventory levels and reporting variances related to inventory goals
  • Assisted with the consolidation of the Ritrama Ohio facility into the Ritrama South Carolina facility including material and equipment transfer
  • Created production forecasting plans utilizing Excel spreadsheet tools and input from production and management teams.
  • Developed, released and monitored daily schedules to foster on-time completion of finished products.
Fuji - Material Planner/Purchasing/Production Worker
City, STATE, 05/1996 - 03/2018

Material Planner/Production - Greenwood, SC (August 2001 - March 2018)

  • Responsible for the scheduling of 8 production lines across multiple buildings
  • Purchased approximately 50 components from domestic and international suppliers to support production
  • Reviewed processing schedule and production orders related to inventory requirements, staffing requirements, while considering budgetary limitations and time constraints
  • Conducted weekly cycle counts and managed discrepancies within SAP
  • Facilitated collaboration between production, warehouse and technical personnel to meet procurement needs.
  • Oversaw procurement process from cradle to grave and sought out opportunities for permanent systems improvements.
  • Requisitioned materials to restock inventory and obtain goods for Quick Snap Camera production.

Production Line Operator - Greenwood, SC (May 1996 - August 2001)

  • Ensured that products were produced timely and that acceptable quality was achieved
  • Responsible for communicating production prioritizes between shifts
  • Created work instructions and provided ongoing training to new production associates
  • Prepared and maintained production reports and personnel records

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School Attended

  • Piedmont Technical College
  • Greenwood High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Production Scheduler
  • Material Planner
  • Production Planner
  • Material Planner/Purchasing/Production Worker


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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