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Scheduling and Planning Specialist

Company: Systems In Motion
Location: Elgin
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview
The Scheduling and Planning Specialist's responsibilities include all duties required to ensure timely allocation of resources for projects and service calls. Daily duties include the planning, recommendation, tracking, and reporting to meet scheduling milestones. A key attribute of this position is strong communication skills.

Primary Duties:
Scheduling - Planning, Tracking, and Updates of resources within the organization
Coordinate with project managers regarding individual project schedules.
Helps to maintain schedule for service request for our customers to ensure availability of resources
Identify and make recommendations regarding exceptions to schedules, predict impact of "hot rush" items to planned schedules.
Communication of project resource allocation to the management staff.
Responsible for leveling resources across multiple divisions within the organization.
Work with Department Manager, Project Managers, and customers to balance available resources.
Workflow communication and monitoring
Assist with Sales Managers and Concepting Engineers to predicting project dates for new quotes.
Assist with Tracking Delivery of Purchased Parts Lead Times to Schedule
Back up for Project Purchasing and General Supplies
Assists in preparing for and conducting weekly resource utilization meeting

Required Skills :
Experience in project coordinator, planning, manufacturing operations
Computer skills regarding use of Microsoft Office products Expertise in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook Experience

Education :
Preferred bachelor's degree in Business or equivalent

Energetic ambitious and hard working
Strong interpersonal skills and scheduling experience
Strong demonstrated sense of customer service
Superior organization skills, ability to multitask
Strong, effective communication skills
Strong attention to detail

Environmental/Physical factors:

This position works 95% in the office and 5% visits to customer facilities.
This position requires, at times, to work in a warehouse environment.
This position requires ability to lift 25 lbs.


Keywords: Systems In Motion, Elgin , Scheduling and Planning Specialist, Other , Elgin, Illinois

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