Andersen Corporation

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Supply Chain Scheduling Manager

at Andersen Corporation

Posted: 6/2/2018
Job Reference #: 23410
Keywords: operations

Job Description

Andersen Corporation is seeking a Scheduling Manager at our Dubuque, IA location. The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
  • Supervise and coordinate the development and communication of materials flow, information flow and inventory management for the plant
  • Lead, direct, and participate in continuous improvement activities to accomplish plant business goals and objectives in terms of safety, quality, customer service, cost, and staff development.
  • Provide linkage to support resources such as Materials Management, Supply Chain, Finance, Engineering and Configuration Services, IT, Distribution, Transportation, and Consolidation Centers.
  • Ensures coordination and integration of manufacturing and planning policies, processes and programs, including customer service and operational efficiencies, which support the Plant and Supply Chain Metrics
  • Coach, train, support, and develop a team of flexible, multi-skilled staff in accordance with Andersen Corporation's Lean principles, values, employee covenant, and strategic direction.
  • Design and implement cost improvement business models across the supply chain that achieves strategic process improvements.
  • Lead defined, medium-sized projects
  • Analyze and report performance to plan, recommend corrective action.
  • Prepare forecast/budget production levels.
  • Support corporate sourcing objectives and Supplier Management.  Understand supplier capacity/capabilities constraints
  • Requires ability to define problems, collect data, analyze data, offer solutions, and implement to achieve the desired results.
  • Develop and implement effective processes for new product offerings/enhancements and ramp-up/ramp-down plans for material changes.
  • Facilitate teams and meetings
  • Align project or process improvement goals with functional business objectives.
  • Promote safety and ensure a safe work environment and safe employee work habits.
  • Maintain high level of visibility with staff.  Use hands-on approach to communicate daily and involve staff/ associates in problem solving.
  • Develop a high performance work team by providing appropriate training, tools, guidance, coaching and feedback. Support and involve employees in identifying and permanently removing obstacles to performance excellence; provide & support developmental opportunities for staff.
  • Create and maintain a respectful work environment by listening, seeking facts to support decisions, managing one's own reactions, and addressing unacceptable behavior.
  • Optimize around plan/source /delivery capabilities of our ERP tool.
  • Identify and recommend staff resources in accordance with workloads and budgets.


  • Requires a 4 year degree and an additional 2 years of education or equivalent on-the-job training (a total of 6 years).
  • Solid understanding of information systems that support supply chain and manufacturing operations.
  • Must have demonstrated skills in written and  verbal communication, facilitation and giving presentations
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal, analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of information systems that support manufacturing operations within this position's scope.
  • Knowledge and skills in problem solving, analysis, communication, and opportunity identification.
  • Commitment to Lean Principles
  • Experience in team development and leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and motivate people.
  • Enthusiastic, positive outlook.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, and Access preferred.