Master Scheduler / SIOP Leader at Kforce Inc

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Chandler, Arizona

Job Description:


Kforce's client, a growing nationwide company is seeking a Master Scheduler/SIOP Leader. We are working directly with the Hiring Manager. The Master Scheduler/SIOP Leader will lead and continuously improve upon the Operations and Inventory Planning (SIOP) process with the critical objectives to consistently meet or exceed forecast accuracy, inventory turnover, and on-time-delivery (OTD) to Business Model lead times targets for assigned product lines.


  • Lead cross-functional development of MFG Models/Plans for Every Part (PFEP's) to achieve Market Winning lead-times for assigned product lines and regions

  • Leverage SIOP data, Win/Loss Analysis and direct interactions with the site and business lines teams

  • Master Scheduler/SIOP Leader will work with Sales and Marketing to capture, document, and adjust the forecast to reflect changes in demand patterns due to market dynamics, new product launches, large project buys, etc.

  • Analyze, identify gaps and recommend/implement solutions for External & Internal Sales Forecasting methodologies, tools and processes

  • Analyze, identify gaps and recommend/implement solutions to ensure material and capacity plans are effectively aligned to actual/forecasted demand and that key business objectives/KPI (customer on-time delivery to business model lead-time, inventory turns and operations variable costs, etc.) will be achieved

  • Lead SIOP Processes for assigned Sites: Identify and communicate risks and opportunities related to the backlog, sales plan, capacity, and supply chain

  • Monitor site's on-going execution of it MRS execution through daily board walks, exception reports and periodic formal MRS audits; Establish clear and effective controls and communication among all nodes in the supply chain ensuring that sales forecast information is flowing seamlessly and timely throughout its supply base


  • Bachelor's degree required; Preferred in Business, Accounting, Finance, Operations, or related field

  • 3-5 years of forecasting/demand planning or statistical/business analysis experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Kanban, and value stream management

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills; Ability to make timely, effective, fact-based decisions; Includes a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Access, and Project

  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to perform and produce results in multifunctional teams in a dynamic work environment

  • Fundamental understanding of end-to-end supply chain and the downstream impact of demand fluctuations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS/MBA preferred

  • CPIM and CSCP certifications are highly desired

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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