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Job Title   Manager, Planning & Scheduling
    Waukegan, IL,
    Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone   229.000.0000
Fax   229.000.0000
Submit Date   Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Post Date   Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Company Information   Please see complete job description.
Job Duties  

Manager, Planning & Scheduling

Deublin Company is a leading global manufacturer of Rotating Unions - a mechanical device that allows transfer of pressurized fluid from a stationary source into rotating machinery for heating, cooling or transfer of fluid power. Our modern, air conditioned manufacturing facility utilizes state of the art multi axis machine tools to produce our parts in a lean manufacturing environment.

The Manager of Planning & Scheduling leads the Planning & Scheduling group of approximately 3-5 members. The Manager of Planning & Scheduling is responsible for training and developing the members of the group to ensure they have the necessary skills & abilities to perform their job duties. The manager will also coordinate the activities of the group in support of ensuring a timely flow of material within the plant and effective production scheduling of multiple production cells in support of on-time production and shipping of product.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish KPIs & Sub-KPIs to develop & confirm target achievement.
  • Develop and maintain Status (Normal/Abnormal) Visualization to ensure production leadership can quickly grasp situation (Status at a Glance).
  • Work closely with Product Managers to plan inventory levels, taking into account extraordinary demand or trends in the marketplace.
  • Support the Continuous Improvement process by aggressively seeking ways to improve delivery performance and improve the planning/scheduling process.
  • Monitor capacity and production activity levels. Work cross-functionally to resolve issues.
  • Support group with problem identification & prioritization and assign identified problems to group members to solve.
  • Coach problem solving on a daily basis.
  • Lead and/or participate in cross-functional teams locally & globally.
  • Facilitate Production Planning Meetings.
  • Train, develop and promote employees as well as issue corrective action as needed.
  • Monitor employee performance for productivity and accuracy of work.
  • Create a safe work environment by follow all safety rules.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A. / B.S.) from four-year college or university; and six years related experience.
  • Proven ability to determine work flow and develop effective standard processes in support of group activities.
  • Strong mathematical, communication, and interpersonal skills PC proficiency.
  • Experience coaching problem solving in a supply chain environment.
  • A solid understanding of the financial aspects of inventory management.
  • Knowledge of inventory control theory and its connection to operating philosophy.
  • Solid understanding of Inventory planning methods such as: MPR, Visual based pull systems, Production scheduling on general purpose and dedicated machinery.
  • The ability to work effectively with customers, suppliers, department employees, co-workers, and manufacturer's employees.
  • The ability to identify and resolve system issues/problems and define potential deficiencies that could prevent execution of the sales plan.
  • Experience supervising and developing others.

Deublin Company is easily accessible from I-94 and Route 137 and offers competitive compensation, a fantastic profit sharing retirement plan, and other excellent benefits.


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