Finite Scheduler in Excelsior Springs, MO at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 8/2/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


MO Excelsior Springs

Job Type:

Supply Chain Planning

Job Posting Title:

Finite Scheduler

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Oversees inventory and finite scheduling responsibilities for assigned resources, plants and/or co-packers. Coordinates with Master Scheduler on long term capacity plans, production schedules and/or finite schedules to ensure the efficient delivery of inventory, service and cost objectives. Identifies ways to improve finite scheduling processes and tools for assigned areas. Provides finite scheduling expertise to the commercialization of new products or resolution of key inventory shortage issues.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Translates weekly item level master schedule into daily, line / shift level schedule aligning business priorities with plant / operational efficiencies
  • Daily communication with operations regarding production schedule and any potential changes, keeping changes to a minimum, maintaining the 7 day frozen schedule policy.
  • Work with Material Planners to insure that schedules are supported by components.
  • Keep key stakeholders apprised of potential problems or issues impacting the business.
  • Coordinate with Life Cycle Analyst and Material Planners to manage through product transitions and exits to minimize financial exposure to the company.
  • Utilize systems to proactively identify and communicate key drivers and proposed solutions to service and inventory issues.
  • Ensure successful ‘Event’ execution by utilizing effective planning processes, system set-up, and communication with the cross functional teams (New products, customer promotional / merchandising events).
  • Set-up and maintain systems to facilitate efficient inventory management, customer service, and operational metrics.
  • Track and reconcile weekly/monthly metrics versus established targets.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Associates degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance or related field preferred.
  • Demonstrated analytical and communication skills, and technical knowledge required.
  • Minimum 2 years supply chain, production scheduling, demand planning, or operations experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of S&OP processes and procedures, as well as supply planning desired
  • Experience with supply planning software; knowledge of SAP desired
  • APICS certification (American Production Inventory Certification Society) a plus.
  • Strong Excel skill preferred


Associate Degree/College Diploma (Canada – 2-3 years)

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Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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