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Country:  United States

New Berlin, WI, US

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Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
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Master production Scheduler-New Berlin, WI

Country: Vereinigte Staaten (US) 
Location: New Berlin
, Wisconsin (US-WI) 
Location details: 

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.


We are looking for an organized master scheduler to create production schedules and ensure that schedules are followed. To be successful as a master scheduler you must have excellent planning skills. A good master scheduler can manage time effectively and enforce production deadlines.

Master Scheduler Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a primary point of contact for and liaison with sales, logistics, and manufacturing departments.
  • Collaborates with these departments to establish schedules and plans that allocate available resources to best serve client or customer needs.
  • Create and/or organize a production schedule on a daily basis and also make sure that every output (level) is recorded appropriately in the correct system
  • Work hand-in-hand with other employees to make sure that all issues that are related to scheduling are properly handled and resolved
  • Rectify and/or reconcile differences and inaccuracies that have to do with shipment and deliveries to customers
  • Make sure schedules are given to employees in a timely fashion and that any distortions in the company’s schedule are accounted for always
  • Ensure that every employee involved in the production process has a clear understanding of what is required to meet the order and needs of customers
  • Maintain different reporting systems to make sure that all forms of documentation are accurate and also timely.
  • Record production progress daily.
  • Participates in periodic forecasting meetings with sales, marketing, and other related departments; leads additional planning meetings with sales, production, shipping, purchasing, and customer service staff.
  • Performs other related duties, as required.

Required Skills/Abilities/Requirements:

  • A degree in business management or a related field.
  • Prior experience in manufacturing, supply chain management or a related field.
  • Excellent planning and time management skills.
  • Prior knowledge and experience in heavy fabrication and equipment assembly a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Thorough understanding of the business and supply chain.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with production planning systems
  • Proficient with SAP
  • Proficient with MS Projects


Master Scheduler Requirements:

  • A degree in business management or a related field.
  • Prior experience in manufacturing, supply chain management or a related field.
  • Excellent planning and time management skills.
  • Excellent computer literacy skills.
  • Knowledge of industry health and safety laws.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • This is a safety-sensitive position 

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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