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Production Scheduler (SG 23/24) Job

Date: May 18, 2022

Location: Columbus, MS, US, 39701

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks.  PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!




PACCAR Engine Company in Columbus, Mississippi produces the best-in-class, state-of-the-art MX engines that power Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR MX engines bring a new level of innovation through quality, exceptional reliability, and proven performance. In more than 50 years, PACCAR has delivered over one million engines globally, providing innovative solutions and an unwavering commitment to superior performance. Join our best-in-class team today through the following opportunity:

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Monitor Finished Machining Buffer with the ability to properly analyze all component's usage and consumption rates based on build rate
  • Monitor Machining WIP flow to ensure proper availability
  • Manage weekly production schedule to meet customer demand
  • Reconcile Orders placed against orders completed
  • Demand Analysis
  • Provide customers and other teams with needed information upon request
  • Review Approved Future Spec Week Changes and Verify Parts are Planned Correctly to Scheduled Changes
  • Review All Assigned Parts and Suggested Order changes Per Daily MRP Run, Initiate Releases or Corrective Actions as Required
  • Ensure adequate planning for all required parts
  • Maintain target inventory goals for all parts
  • Ensure system accuracy for Master Data on all assigned parts
  • Respond to Machining and Material Handling Issues with relation to Inbound Deliveries or shortages
  • Review SAP Error Logs, and Correct Issues as to not affect production
  • Follow up with Suppliers, Transportation, Cross Dock, etc. to Ensure Plans are Set to Resolve Each Known Pending Shortage
  • Coordinate with Traffic Department to schedule material pick-ups
  • Work With Suppliers to Resolve any Issues, Schedule Questions, Container Shortages, Container Expedites, Etc.
  • Must be a positive contributor to a team environment required
  • Other Customer Service requirements as necessary
  • Work with Quality, Machining, and other Material groups on any issues affecting production output or finished inventory buffers

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Experience with SAP or other MRP / ERP system required
  • Computer literacy is required with familiarity with MS Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Material planning experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Excel preferred
  • Production Scheduling experience preferred
  • Demonstrated Knowledge of Six-Sigma, Kaizen, and/or Continuous Improvement Concepts preferred
  • The candidate must be self-motivated, well organized, flexible, and able to handle the pressure of a high-volume operation
  • The candidate must be able to operate independently and with little guidance
  • Must be a positive contributor to a team environment required
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a working knowledge of advanced systems and basic database relationships
  • Ability to work flexible work schedule
  • Able to adapt quickly to changing priorities and evaluate complex situations to recommend sound action plans.


PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.


PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

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