Production Scheduler

Position Title or Job Classification:  Installation Scheduler 

Business Unit: Terex Utilities

Location: Watertown, SD

Work Eligibility: Must be eligible to work in U.S.A.

Reports to:  Materials Manager 


Position Overview

The Installation Scheduler will manage the daily production schedules and sequence to ensure metric based, smooth flow through the manufacturing plant to support production rates and customer dates.



  • Manage the inputs and outputs of all activities related to breaking out the master schedule into individual work area schedules and sequencing to avoid constraints through production inside the facility.  
  • Facilitate with production control, upstream fabrication and weld manufacturing facility, third party logistics warehouse and production supervisors to align build proper sequence.
  • Identify constraints and other issues and drive solutions to ensure continued production flow. 
  • Monitor internal work in process levels as well as alignment with third party logistics warehouse to support the production sequence.
  • Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship through professional and courteous communication with Terex internal team members as well as third party logistics warehouse team members.
  • Adhere to Terex safety policies and procedures, including maintaining a clean work area in accordance with 5S standards.
  • All other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications

  • Four years of experience and/or formal education beyond high school in inventory control, material distribution and planning, scheduling and purchasing.  Additional experience in production may substitute for some training in materials.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge of subject matter, or the ability to learn this aspect quickly.
  • Must have excellent pc skills and be familiar with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Positive, energetic attitude that comports with the Terex Way Values.


Specific Competencies

  • Knowledge and skills surrounding material flow within a production system, lean concepts and process, as well as production planning with on-time delivery of supplies to internal customers. 
  • Working knowledge of Kanban systems, buyer/planner responsibilities and process as well as overall materials systems knowledge. 
  • Strong analytical skills, process oriented and ability to develop action plans
  • Identify problems, works towards root cause elimination utilizing appropriate problem solving methods   
  • Requires excellent communication and listening skills. 
  • Ability to coordinate materials and production schedules with multiple teams
  • Continuously search for new and better ways of doing things; challenges the status quo and sets stretch goals; works across boundaries to achieve common goals; strives to continuously improve oneself
  • Requires the ability to perform math and logic computations requiring sequencing of times.
  • Proven time management and multiple task management capabilities
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership skills
  • Offer assistance and helps others where needed, backs up others


Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.

Salary Range
$56,000.00 - 80,000.00
per Year
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Watertown, SD 57201, US