Volvo Group Master Scheduler in Dublin, Virginia

Core Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the Program Planning Process for the New River Valley Plant; work with Production, Industrial Engineering, Paint/BIW and Finance to come up with the best program response that will maximize productivity while supporting Commercial request

  • Support program response by updating all systems requirements for capacity and forecast planning

  • Works with Commercial personnel to ensure that customers orders are slotted as close to requested build date, as possible

  • Provides an interface among production, material, and the line schedule to ensure that orders are released on or before the targets established by Management, so that material will be available for line installation

  • Support the efforts of the Outbound Coordinator and Production to assure the one time delivery of the unit to the end customer while upholding factory constraints and requirements

  • Global KPI: Delivery Precision to ensure customer receives unit, as requested

  • Provides information to production and plant management so they will be aware of present and potential problems so that schedule changes can be made as necessary

  • Provides guidance and approval for the Scheduling team when needing support from outside organizations

  • Provides oversight and coordination with the Customer Engineering and Sales Engineering teams to better support Customer needs while upholding all Factory restrictions and requests

  • Provides a work environment conducive to the daily work required to support all departments as needed

  • Maintains and distributes paint charts to the required production areas in a timely manner

  • Provides information to Staff on Global KPI SSAR (Schedule Sequence Adherence Ratio); the frequency in with the factory does not hold to the Master Schedule the team has established

  • Maintains plant master production schedules with interface of Sales, Engineering, Materials, Product Engineering and Production

  • Performs other duties or special assignments as determined by the Materials Manager

Critical Competencies

  • Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers

  • Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans

  • Time Management: Use his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities

  • Total Work Systems: Is dedicated to providing organization or enterprise-wide common systems for designing and measuring work processes; seeks to reduce variances in organization processes; delivers the highest-quality products and services which meet the needs and requirements of internal and external customers; is committed to continuous improvement through empowerment and management by data; leverages technology to positively impact quality; is willing to re-engineer processes from scratch; is open to suggestions and experimentation; creates a learning environment leading to the most efficient and effective work processes

Minimum Education Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field

Minimum Years of Experience Required

  • Four (4) years of related experience with educational requirements

  • Eight (8) years of related experience with at least one (1) year is Materials Floor Related Experience without educational requirements

Additional Skills Required

  • Knowledge of Volvo product/manufacturing

  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge and Techniques

  • Capability of Microsoft working within Microsoft Office

About us

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates.

In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran