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Plant Scheduler


We are currently seeking a Plant Scheduler for our Iola Plant.
Job Description
  • Update completed production list.
  • Review incoming orders with corporate planning for plant compatibility.
  • Update planned, released, and active PMG orders.
  • Plan production schedules for the Kitchen and Forming.
  • Review 2nd shift candy count and check 1st shift for upcoming day.
  • Update 2nd Shift Kitchen and Forming schedules
  • Tally SFC and PMG shortages; adjust.
  • Sell or buy back requests from freezer.
  • Enter orders and minutes as needed.
  • Perform work order conversions.
  • Plan 3 week tentative, SFC work orders.
  • Verify and enter internal repack in computer system.
  • Count Repack, adjust in computer system, check allocation.
  • Email and enter repack requests/transfers.
  • Count candy bank.
  • Cycle count pieces.
  • Cycle count slab inventory/batches.
  • Schedule repacks for other plants.
  • Send Efficiency/Compliance comments to corporate office.
  • Email weekly Purchasing/Planning/Production meeting notes to corporate office.
  • May be assigned other jobs by plant management as requested
This position may require working extended hours.
TO BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST SHOW HOW YOU MEET THE BASIC QUALIFICATIONS AS OUTLINED IN THE REQUIREMENTS
Basic Qualifications
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Computer skills
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, government regulations, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Preferred Qualifications
  • College degree
  • Excel skills
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience within the food industry
  • A team player with good organizational & analytical skills
  • Must be results-driven with good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, organizational and mechanical skills are essential
Company Description
Russell Stover Chocolates is the nation s leading manufacturer of boxed chocolates. The company s three brands Russell Stover, Whitman s and Pangburn s - account for more than 60 percent of all boxed chocolate sales in the United States through 30+ company-owned retail stores and 70,000 wholesale accounts. After nearly 100 years in operation the company manufactures approximately 100 million pounds of chocolate candies each year in its proud tradition of being Made in America and Handcrafted in Small Batches .
In September 2014, Russell Stover Chocolates was acquired by Lindt and Sprungli, the world leader in premium chocolates. This was the largest acquisition in the history of Lindt and Sprungli which has operations in over 40 countries across the globe. Russell Stover Chocolates joins sister companies Lindt USA and Ghirardelli to form a powerful confectionery triad in North America.
Employment by Russell Stover Chocolates is contingent upon I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification, and satisfactory reference and background checks.
Russell Stover Chocolates is an EOE/MINORITY/FEMALE/VET/DISABLED employer. Principals only please.

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