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

Date Posted: 6/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bayport, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/12/2019

Job Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products.

We’re also a great place to work, with 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 its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

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, Finished Goods (FG) planner and material planner for all raw materials/components required, and optimize resources to execute the manufacturing/packaging 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 FG 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/FG schedules are met to meet the demand.
  • Drive root cause on plan versus actual with service and inventory impacts.

Job Requirements

  • 2+ years of production experience
  • Experience using ERP system (Oracle VCP preferred) in a 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; must be able to create VLOOKUP and pivot tables in 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 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.