Plant Scheduler

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LocationSauget, IL

Branding Iron Holdings, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of pre-portioned, ready to cook ground beef products, including branded and private label frozen beef patties and beef, pork, and veal specialty products is in search of a top-notch Plant Scheduler to join our Planning and Scheduling Team.


The Plant Scheduler plays a key role in planning and establishing production schedules to meet customer demands. This position develops production schedules in accordance with sales forecast, plant and employee capacity, and new business opportunities. A high degree of collaboration with Sales, Operations, Purchasing, Quality Assurance, Customer Service, and the United States Department of Agriculture is required.


  • Coordinate and develop production schedules daily or weekly to meet goals
  • Communicate schedule changes to Production; Clarify any open questions regarding schedules or priorities
  • Work closely with the Purchasing Department to monitor and maintain appropriate inventories of raw material and finished goods
  • Perform root cause analysis on schedule attainment issues, service levels, order fill, and inventory issues
  • Meet daily or weekly with Operations in regard to past performance and future expectations
  • Monitor and maintain scheduling tools and parameters (lead times, lot sizes, etc.)
  • Publish MPS reports as directed
  • Participate in company supported initiatives
  • Drives continuous improvement in the business
  • Other duties as assigned


  • B.S. in Supply Chain, Logistics, Operations Management, or related field
  • Three (3) years of experience in a scheduling or planning role
  • Extensive knowledge of plant specific Isolations, Grinders, Pack lines, Fill Slots, and Bagging is required
  • Knowledge of Material Resource Planning (MRP), inventory control, and order management
  • Familiarity with ERP system – Ross Advanced Planning System preferred
  • Intermediate or Higher Microsoft Excel experience required


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