Distribution Scheduler in Olive Branch, Mississippi

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Distribution Scheduler

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and plan production schedules for all freight types and customer order types based on equipment, labor, customer priority and inventory availability
  • Completes the waves in the warehouse management system
  • Updates the wave sheets and communicates to distribution supervisors when work is ready to be released
  • Allocates orders and releases work to distribution for the fulfillment associates to pick and consolidate
  • Allocates product in inventory to outbound orders
  • Responsible for overall organization and cleaning of area
  • Other duties as required and assigned
  • Communicate and collaborate with various operations and manufacturing departments to ensure timely release and completion of production orders
  • Achieve target customer service levels
  • Actively participate in daily or weekly production meetings to review priorities, capacity constraints, and discuss current/future production

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Requires education equivalent to four years of high school; two year degree preferred
  • Must have 5 years direct or indirect experience in a distribution center scheduling role
  • Working knowledge in MS Office
  • Ability to skillfully navigate in ERP system
  • Strong organizational skills and stellar attention to detail are essential
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficient math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing
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