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Planning & Scheduling Supervisor

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New Ulm, MN
Job Type
Direct Hire
Mar 22, 2019
Job ID

Planning & Scheduling Supervisor

New Ulm, MN

$55-70K + 10% bonus


Our food manufacturing client is looking to add a Planning & Scheduling Supervisor in the New Ulm, Minnesota area to their day shift operations. This Supervisor will supervise the Planning & Scheduling Activities and Contract Services. This role will work with the SAP plant maintenance module as well as all planning and scheduling activities and to assist all shifts while having 5 direct reports.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and develop all vendor/supplier support for purchasing.

  • Lead and direct all plant indirect goods and services procurement ensuring proper approvals.
  • Negotiate and procure competitive bids for all items.

  • Enhance safety, reliability and efficiency of assets through the planning and scheduling process.
  • Provide execution on planning and schedule work through partnership with maintenance supervisors.
  • Regulate supplier relationships and conduct annual former evaluations of suppliers as applicable.
  • Work with plant accounting and management team to resolve issues including invoices, receiving and purchasing order discrepancies.
  • Support the maintenance teams on the floor during startup.
  • Serve as the SAP experience and trainer for the site.
  • Work with contracts.


Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Business Management or Engineering.
  • 3+ years’ experience in maintenance and purchasing/procurement in a manufacturing environment.
  • 1+ year working with and participating in LEAN manufacturing principles and activities.
  • 2+ years of proven maintenance supervisory skills/experience.
  • Ability to exhibit and explain LEAN principles is a plus.
  • In-depth knowledge of broader policies and programs to meet the company’s procurement needs.
  • Ability to proactively identify opportunities to create efficiencies and generate new and creative ideas to support quality, growth and a culture of innovation.


Additional Incentives:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Weekend Overtime pay


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