Master Scheduler


Kforce has a client that is seeking a Master Scheduler in Fort Walton Beach, FL. Master Scheduler/SIOP Leader Summary: The Master Scheduler/SIOP Leader will lead and continuously improve upon the Operations and Inventory Planning (SIOP) process with the critical objectives to consistently meet or exceed forecast accuracy, inventory turnover, and on-time-delivery (OTD) to Business Model lead times targets for assigned product lines. Essential Functions:
  • Master Scheduler will lead cross-functional development of MFG Models/Plans for Every Part (PFEP's) to achieve Market Winning lead-times for assigned product lines and regions
  • Monitor sites execution of the PFEP's to ensure on-going compliance
  • Leverage SIOP data, Win/Loss Analysis and direct interactions with the site and business lines teams to ensure the PFEP is optimally achieving Business Model lead-times and planned inventory turnover and work cross-functionally to identify and make PFEP changes as required to meet objectives
  • As a Master Scheduler, you will work with Sales and Marketing to capture, document, and adjust the forecast to reflect changes in demand patterns due to market dynamics, new product launches, large project buys, etc.
  • Constrain the Forecast and Shape Demand in alignment with sales and marketing efforts, supply chain capabilities, capacities, and lead-times
  • Analyze, identify gaps and recommend/implement solutions for External & Internal Sales Forecasting methodologies, tools, and processes to ensure the smallest variability gap achievable between projections and actuals for the planning horizon
  • Master Schedulers analyze, identify gaps, and recommend/implement solutions to ensure material and capacity plans are effectively aligned to actual/forecasted demand and that key business objectives/KPI (customer on-time delivery to business model lead-time, inventory turns and operations variable costs, etc.) will be achieved

Job Requirements:


  • 3-5 years of forecasting/demand planning or statistical/business analysis experience in a manufacturing environment; Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Kanban, and value stream management
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills; Ability to make timely, effective, fact-based decisions; Includes a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Access, and Project; Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to perform and produce results in multifunctional teams in a dynamic work environment; Fundamental understanding of end-to-end supply chain and the downstream impact of demand fluctuations
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Full time
Salary Range
$54,000.00 - 78,000.00
per Year
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Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, US
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