Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company.
Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries. The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers.
As a leading global supplier of a comprehensive portfolio of products for commercial building performance solutions, Firestone Building Products takes the entire building envelope into consideration. Products include commercial roofing systems, roofing accessories, green roofing systems, daylighting systems, vegetative roofing systems, metal roofing systems and wall panels, insulation, cavity wall construction, pond liners and geomembranes, and stormwater management solutions.
Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.
The production scheduler creates the work schedule of production departments using information on required supply as defined in SAP and capacities as defined by OEE. The production scheduler is responsible for the efficient use of resources and insuring timely delivery to customers.
Production schedulers create the manufacturing schedule and monitor it to ensure on-time delivery of product to customers. Daily build schedules are used throughout the month to meet the monthly goal. The scheduler monitors the production schedule and makes changes when necessary, such as when resources do not arrive as planned or when equipment fails. The scheduler monitors inventory levels and also plans production to meet all demands on time and in full.
A production scheduler must have math skills and an understanding of manufacturing resource planning (MRP). A scheduler must have written and verbal communication skills. The production scheduler needs to be capable of using micro-soft office tools at the intermediate level.
Bachelors Degree in related field
2+ years experience in production control, planning, inventory control and materials are required for this role.
3+ years experience scheduling in an ERP/MRP environment are required