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With more than 2,000 employees at 21 locations worldwide, we are one of the market-leading manufacturers of innovative coating technology. Do-it-yourselfers, craftsmen and industrial customers all over the world trust in our innovative products, resource-saving technologies and our personal, fast service. We know that inspiring technology only comes from inspired people. In our quest for ever new, forward-looking technologies, we therefore need talented people who think and act like us: enthusiastic all-rounders, thinkers and doers, technicians and tinkerers who, in all their diversity, respect, trust and complement each other in order to shape the future of coating technology together.

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Master Scheduler

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447

Full-Time (Hybrid)

Master Scheduler

Reports to:  Director of Supply Chain       FLSA: Exempt



Position Objective:  Working from current demand, forecasts, history & manufacturing capacity data to establish production schedules and labor requirements.


Collaborates with Purchasing, Sales, Operations, Customer Service, and Engineering to develop and maintain a master build plan schedule taking into account design changes, labor and material shortages, demand changes, backlogs and other schedule interruptions. Facilitates the divisional SIOP process and meetings. For the SIOP process, creates rough cut capacity plan and reconciles supply and demand.  Act as group lead for planning functions addressing day to day issues and driving process improvements.



1. Facilitate the divisional SIOP process and meetings to align supply and demand inputs. Create rough cut capacity plan and reconcile supply and demand.


2. Develop and deliver succinct, relevant and timely reporting to support the SIOP process


3. Develop and manage the performance of the end-to-end SIOP process by tracking and reporting on KPI’s for planning and inventory management


4.  Drive improvements in demand and inventory planning forecast accuracy by addressing sources of variation and develop feedback loops to drive continuous improvement


5.  Assess adoption of workflow management tools, automation, and AI intelligence to reduce SIOP process related labor hours


6.  Review the sales forecast, current customer orders, intercompany demand, historical data and desired inventory levels to create a Master Production Schedule. Communicate any changes to schedule and assess trade-offs with various partners.


7.  Develop and maintain metrics to show adherence to master production schedule. Collaborate with management, customer service, sales, production, and engineering regarding reschedules, design changes, labor & material issues, capacity, backlog ETA’s, & other issues impacting the master production schedule.


8.  Maintain valid SAP planning settings including implementing actions required by ECN’s, DMR’s and ADR’s. Analyze planning data to ensure appropriate planning strategy for product lines and demand patterns.


9.  Act as group lead for planning functions addressing day-to-day issues and driving process improvements.


10.  Performs other duties as assigned



Relationship To Others:

Establish effective working relationships with other departments in the organization to ensure the smooth transition of information.


Dimensions of Position:  No direct supervision responsibility but gives direction to the Buyers, Planners and even Operations staff regarding the Master Schedule.





Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related field with a minimum of five years’ experience as a Master Scheduler in a large MRP driven, manufacturing environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience as determined by the hiring manager and Human Resources.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience leading and facilitating SIOP process
  • Must have recent experience with SAP
  • Previous experience utilizing planning/forecast software is a plus
  • Knowledge of BOMs, ECOs, production control, capacity planning, and inventory management
  • Lean manufacturing experience is a plus
  • Strong facilitation, organizational, and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills with an aptitude for numbers
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Facilitates and drives continuous improvement
  • Positive attitude and willingness to do what is needed while growth oriented
  • Ability to determine important/critical issues and act on them (sense of urgency)
  • Live our Values of: Accountable, Cooperative, Open, Progressive, and Customer Centric


Working Conditions

Work is performed in a standard or home office environment which requires occasionally lifting articles such as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time at long periods of computer work and phone usage. This position is onsite but allows occasional remote as needed.

Our Recruiter Curt Stockinger will be happy to answer your questions.


We look forward to receiving your online application.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis