Site Production Scheduler (I) in Leonia, NJ at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 9/14/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Leonia, NJ
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  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Company Description

The Nature's Bounty Co. is a privately held, global leader in health and wellness with a rich history and proven track record in the nutritional market. As a manufacturer, marketer and online seller of vitamins, dietary supplements, minerals, herbals, protein bars and powders, and ethical beauty products, our purpose is to create a happier, healthier world using the power of science and nature. The brands of The Nature's Bounty Co. are some of the most trusted in the world including Nature's Bounty®, Pure Protein®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Sundown®, Body Fortress®, MET-Rx® and Ester-C®.

Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace matters at The Nature’s Bounty Co.  This includes being focused on retaining and recruiting a diverse workforce and building a culture of inclusivity.  Our goal is to create a place where people feel respected, valued and able to bring their authentic selves to work each day. 

Did we mention that we also offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture? If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

The Site Production Scheduler will coordinate and develop demand driven production schedules on a weekly basis to meet inventory requirements, delivering customer service goals. Directed by the Central Planning Manager, the Scheduler reviews the master plan and inventory levels and facilitates with the material planner necessary materials and components to plan and execute the required schedule.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Align with site planning, planner and buyer for all raw materials/components required, and optimize resources to execute the manufacturing plan.
  • Collaborate with site planner to ensure plan execution on key priorities as well as escalate to planner all scheduling issues and challenges to meet the plan.
  • Create, maintain and publish schedules to the facility.
  • Monitor schedules and communicate all capacity drivers impacting FGs delivery dates.
  • Ongoing communication with planner on schedules.
  • Leverage Production Wheel Scheduling method (cycling tool) to efficiently schedule all production lines.
  • Drive due diligence in analyzing and communicating all production issues and adhoc requests to the supply chain organization.
  • Develop expertise on the designated tools to generate reports and schedules.
  • Become a site expert on capacity, changeovers, process capability and constraints of the plant
  • Work closely with manufacturing site to adjust the schedule in real-time to efficiently optimize the plant resources and customer needs.
  • Promote teamwork to support supply chain network organization with newly defined roles, processes and tool usage. Provide input on process improvement areas with insights and solutions.  
  • Monitor schedule attainment and adherence as tools and reports come on line.
  • Coordinate with site manufacturing leaders to ensure that Bulk schedules are met to meet the demand.

Job Requirements

  • 2+ years of production experience in a manufacturing or consumer goods organization
  • Knowledge of AS/400 and MRP/ERP systems (e.g., Oracle)
  • Exposure to procurement and planning activities
  • Exposure to KPIs and Master Data Management
  • Undergraduate degree preferred
  • Supply Chain expertise in consumer goods industry a plus
  • Proficient with PC Programs, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • AS400 and Advanced Supply Chain Planning (ASCP) knowledge
  • Ability to create and understand reports in order to make production decisions
  • Strong analytical skills using assumptions and data parameters to make scheduling decisions
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders, balancing team and individual responsibilities

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-200-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.

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