Master Scheduler

  • Job Tracking ID: 512679-822644
  • Job Location: McHenry, IL
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: June 21, 2022
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

Founded in 1961, WEG has grown into a global solutions provider of industrial electrical technologies. WEG is the largest industrial electric motor manufacturer in the Americas and one of the largest manufacturers of electric motors in the world producing more than 21 million units annually.

Committed to growth on a global scale, WEG continually invests in state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and processes and the development of new and improved industrial electrical solutions. WEG offers a diverse and integrated product line that includes motors, drives, soft starters, controls, panels, transformers, generators, and custom solutions.

The Master Scheduler is responsible for creating and maintaining summary schedules for manufacturing of finished materials by effectively balancing lead time and capacity. The Master Scheduler delivers a master schedule that is the basis for detailed manufacturing schedules and production plans which are executable, level loaded, and optimize capacity utilization.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring, and maintaining summary schedules to meet demand.
  • Acts as primary information conduit between operations and commercial departments.
  • Perform schedule analysis such as critical path identification, schedule risk identification, and variance investigation.
  • Perform capacity monitoring and analysis to identify and resolve capacity constraints using proven industry best-practices such as level-loading, expediting, and outsourcing.
  • Proactively identifies and manages the resolution of critical schedule issues.
  • Lead resolution of urgent product manufacturing issues to support master schedule
  • Integrate, maintain and analyze primary data related to project backlog and history.
  • Compile and analyze Key Performance and Visual Management Indicators.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations, Supply Chain Management, Business, or similar or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5 years’ work experience in similar position.
  • Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills, including interaction with external suppliers.
  • Capable of working with windows based PC’s and Microsoft office tools (Word, Power Point, Excel) including outlook.
  • Familiar with MRP systems.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of personal and professional ethics and integrity. Requires self-direction and a clear, courteous manner when dealing with internal and external customers.
  • Meet company goals and objectives.
  • Good communication
  • Self-organized
  • Teamwork
  • Proactive
  • Logistics experience is a plus
  • SAP experience is a plus

Job Benefits:

Job Benefits:

  • Salary will be based on experience and technical knowledge.
  • Benefits Include:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flex Spending
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Voluntary life insurance
  • 401K
  • Employee Assistance Program
    • Covid-19 Resources
    • Short-Term Counseling
    • Personal Technology
    • Life-Balance Resources
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company paid short-term disability
  • Voluntary long-term disability
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacations
  • Wellness Benefits
  • WillPrep Services
  • WEG is an equal opportunity employer.