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Job Title:  Production Scheduler

Req ID:  33649
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Montgomery, AL, US, 36109


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Material Coordinator is responsible for the daily coordination of work within or between departments of the value stream to expedite production by performing the following duties: Build Schedule Coordination, Expediting, Reporting and Analysis, Inventory Management, MRP Maintenance, Capacity Planning. 


 1.    Responsible for insuring the ongoing and uninterrupted flow of materials to support manufacturing requirements at all times and under any conditions.
2.    In conjunction with Corporate Planning, Manufacturing Supervisors, and other pertinent personnel, prepare and distribute Build Schedules.
3.    Prioritizes, schedules, and expedite critical jobs to satisfy business goals and customer demands.
4.    Provides inputs to corporate planning on shipment schedules, plans and forecast based on capacity. (S&OP process).
5.    Coordinates Engineering Change Requests (ECA’s) to ensure stock balancing activities occur properly to eliminate slow-moving/obsolete inventory.
6.    Constantly maintain, evaluate, recommend, and implement improvements in material requirements planning (MRP) to drive down inventory levels.
7.    Develop and maintain procedures and work instructions to support value stream.
8.    Researches and resolves inventory discrepancies.
9.    Performs extensive data entry.
10.    Review and print incoming shop orders to the production floor, order C-Stock, issue Special Manufacturing Request (SMR) and/or unplanned tickets.
Responsible for creating, measuring, disseminating and presenting statistical data and variance reporting and analysis.
12.    The above statements reflect the general details of the job and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all duties inherent in the job.
13.    Must have skills to work with customers and suppliers for on-time deliveries.


Required Experience

  1. College degree in Business or related field preferred, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  2. Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Office, a working knowledge of Shop Floor Control and AS400 system and Oracle preferred. 
  3. Direct hands on experience in an MRP systems environment required.
  4. Key competencies include sound business judgment and decision making.
  5. Prior Materials Management experienced preferred.
  6. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  7. Ability to prioritize and schedule tasks to ensure timely completion of job responsibilities.
  8. Ability to work with all employees at all levels of management.
  9. Self starter, someone who is proactive and who can lead by example.
  10. Demonstrated ability to think out of the box and help drive change.
  11. Lean manufacturing knowledge and experience desired.
  12. Willingness to work overtime.
  13. Ability to read and interpret manufacturing blueprints and specifications. #ZRKJ


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  33649
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Montgomery, AL, US, 36109

Nearest Major Market: Montgomery

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