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Divisional Master Scheduler

Nidec Motor Corporation

Location: Mankato, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: May 24, 2024
Job Type: Full time
We begin with dreams. Dreams drive our motivation. Dreams are our future. The world's dreams, people's dreams, our dreams. Our passion creates ideas that make dreams come alive. Technology and products that were only dreams become reality.All for dreams. Dreams challenge and the Nidec-Group will continue to meet the challenge. For the world's and people's tomorrows; the world's first, the world's best technologies and products; we will continue our part in creating a better society.Job SummaryNidec is the world's No.1 comprehensive motor manufacturer handling "everything that spins and moves", miniature to gigantic. Nidec is a global enterprise comprised of over 300 subsidiaries/affiliates. We are a leading manufacturer of commercial motors, industrial motors, appliance motors, and controls. Our product line features a full line of high efficiency motors for industrial applications in water treatment, mining, oil and gas, and power generation, and for commercial applications such as pool and spa, condensers, cooling towers and large refrigeration units. From keeping us comfortable in our homes to pumping clean water to making our cars more safe, electric motors are an indispensable part of our daily lives. At Nidec, our employees are on the forefront of developing new motor technologies. As we move deeper into the age of robotics, the impact of motors will only increase. With over 140,000 employees stationed worldwide, Nidec continues to be a unique organization, and each location maintains its individual personality.Whether driving locomotives, powering offshore platforms or keeping the lights on after a storm, Nidec electric power generation products impact the world on a daily basis. With over 1,000 employees in the Americas, we are moving forward with technology to solve our customers’ electrical power needs for both prime and backup generation needs as the industry’s leading manufacturer.Job DescriptionPosition Objective:The Divisional Master Scheduler is responsible for reviewing divisional sales order backlog to assign a manufacturing location. Create, maintain and oversee schedule details between all locations  to optimize resource utilization in alignment with divisional  goals.  Develop and manage an integrated mater schedule for all customer orders considering dependencies, constraints and resource availability.Essential Duties/Responsibilities:Analyze divisional plant capacities vs. customer demand to balance load between plants.Review schedules with site plant managers and teams ensuring customer demand is satisfied while achieving business goals.Ensure master schedule is regularly updated and maintained by incorporating changes, updates and adjustments as necessary.Provide accurate and timely reports, dashboards and visualizations that communicate schedule, key metrics and performance indicators to management and stakeholders.Track recovery actions and glidepath on overdue orders including material/material shortages are tracked and expedited.Continuously improve scheduling processes, tools and methodologies to enhance efficiency and accuracy.Train and mentor locations on best practices for schedule management and adherence.Collaborate with procurement and resource management teams to ensure alignment between the schedule and resource allocation.Perform all other tasks or responsibilities as delegated by the supervisor.Experience/Skills:2-5 years of experience as planner / scheduler role within a manufacturing organization.High sense of urgency  and customer focus oriented.Excellent communication ( verbal and written) and interpersonal skillsExcellent organizational skills and attention to detail.Knowledge on BOM and raw materials.Proficient in MS Office Suite.Ability to work independently or in team environment as needed.Ability to manage multiple projects or issues simultaneously.Extremely proficient with production planning systems.  Strong knowledge of Oracle a plus.Ability to flex work hours according to business needs. Education:Bachelor’s degree in related field or 5 years’ relevant experience.America Production and Inventory Control Society (APCIS) Certification preferred.Additional Job DetailsEqual Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at NidecNidec is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, genetic information, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following website: SolicitingNidec will not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to Nidec job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Nidec Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Nidec Talent Acquisition team.