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Production Scheduler

Date: Mar 16, 2021

Location: Harvey, IL, US

Company: FUCHS Group

Welcome to the FUCHS Group, the world’s number one independent manufacturer of lubricants and related specialties. As a global company with roots in Germany, we expand the possibilities of whole industries, such as the automotive and aerospace sectors. More than 5,000 employees look closer, dig deeper and think further to create innovations and develop markets. That is what drives and connects us. We encourage our employees to expand their potential and grow together with us. Explore your specialties by joining us as
Production Scheduler Next possible start date | Harvey

Your Responsibilities:

The Production Scheduler while reporting to the Plant Manager will perform all essential functions of production scheduling process, planning methods including but not limited to:

  • Developing and planning outbound tank truck and rail schedule, including confirming tank truck and rail shipment dates & times
  • Writing and maintaining updated Production Scheduling SOPs
  • Reviewing, analyzing and make changes to current production schedule to prevent potential delays that will impact schedule adherence and customer expectations
  • Prioritize batches and work with appropriate departments to ensure schedule adherence and customer expectations are met
  • Verify / order from warehouse raw materials needed to manufacture batches on schedule
  • Communicate with various teams and colleagues when batches go on hold
  • Interaction with other departments such as:  Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Sales and others as necessary to support schedule adherence
  • Release and print process orders / filling orders
  • Manage and update Production Schedule Board as batches are released and printed
  • Measures and reports schedule adherence performance daily
  • Operations contact for status of batches on the production schedule
  • Participate in new product process planning as appropriate
  • Managing and reporting schedules to the Operations team and Customer Solutions
  • Maintaining and recording trends for future production 
  • Reviewing schedules with leadership to ensure timely completion and reporting out to the  supply chain departments
  • Perform Site Cycle Count Processes
  • Perform other functions as needed to ensure manufacturing has all materials needed to support plant schedule adherence as well as other duties as assigned by the leadership team


Qualifications we are looking for:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Business Administration Degree is a plus
  • 3 years manufacturing experience preferred
  • 2-3 years operations scheduling experience preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Maintains a strong attention to detail and accuracy when performing all aspects of the job
  • Ability to work closely with other departments throughout the company
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • MS office, ERP/SAP experience required

These are your benefits:

Fuchs offers a challenging and rewarding working environment where employees are encouraged to develop and grow as professionals.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that will expand your experience and challenge your abilities in the global marketplace.  The position also offers an excellent compensation package and a comprehensive suite of benefits. 


Fuchs Lubricants Co. is an equal employment opportunity (EEO)/AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v).

Excel beyond your limitations and contribute your ideas in the flat hierarchies of a family-run company listed on the MDAX. Please apply online by clicking the "Apply now" button.

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