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Production Scheduler- Grantsville, MD at ClosetMaid

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Grantsville, Maryland

Job Description:


You are a Production Scheduler. You will determine daily, weekly, and monthly production activities based on a variety of factors such as Customer orders, anticipated delivery dates, plant personnel, equipment capabilities and inventory availability.  You will create and actionable and efficient production schedule to support assigned ClosetMaid manufacturing locations.  You will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact on our bottom line.


In Grantsville, Maryland. Typically you will work about 90% in the office and 10% on the manufacturing floor.


  • Create and maintain production schedules in order to satisfy Customer order requirements

  • Plan the use of labor and equipment resources in order to support production requirements and maximize efficiencies.

  • Provide quick responses to production issues and demonstrate adaptability and adjust to unforeseen equipment, personnel and raw material issues

  • Identify opportunities to improve internal manufacturing processes / introduce lean manufacturing and / or eliminate redundant manufacturing activities

  • Manage production resources such as employee availability, timelines and physical inventories to support production needs

  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to support Customer needs as required

  • Be able to make decisions, work independently

  • Develop reports outlining production activities and effectiveness.

  • Conduct visual and physical counts of inventory levels / parts to support schedule development


  • Must have a 2 year degree in related field of study (Bachelor’s Degree a plus)

  • 1-3 years in production planning, inventory control and / or scheduling

  • Strong PC skills including the MS Office Suite with an emphasis on Excel-specifically, V lookups and Pivot Tables

  • Strong mathematics skills and be able to make precise calculations to support material and staffing needs.

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

  • Team coordination – effectively coordinate team activity

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, exhibit and encourage a sense of urgency

  • Effective problem-solving skills with understanding of Lean MFG principles

  • Ability to anticipate risk in production and adapt to alternative contingencies

  • APICS or CPIM certifications a plus 

Environmental/Physical Requirements

Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

  • This position is located primarily in an office environment. At times the associate is required to sit for long periods of time.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate may need the ability to lift and carry loads up to 50 pounds.

  • The associate may be exposed to a manufacturing environment and required to wear personal protective equipment.