Master Scheduler

Steico Industries - 1814 Ord Way, Oceanside, CA 92056
Vacancy title
Master Scheduler
Steico Industries - 1814 Ord Way, Oceanside, CA 92056
Advertised salary
Employment type
Closing date
31 December 2023


Who is Senior plc?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 30 operating businesses in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Who is Steico Industries?

STEICO has made its name manufacturing precision tube and duct assemblies to the world's major airframe manufacturers. We manufacture tube and duct assemblies. We work with a wide variety of materials including aluminum, steel, titanium, and other alloys and produce parts of all complexities. STEICO holds accreditations with NADCAP and is certified to AS9100 and ISO14001. Our focus on responsiveness and continuous improvement regularly creates manufacturing innovation. STEICO is an integral part of our customers supply chains that include Boeing, Lockheed Martin, BAE, Northrop Grumman, Honeywell, Honda Aviation, and many others.

What does the job involve?

The Master Scheduler is responsible for developing the Master Production Plan to satisfy customer demand while carrying minimum effective inventory. Responsible for providing the manufacturing floor with a monthly production plan consistent with STEICO’s capacity and sales forecast with the lowest overall product cost following the company’s cost accounting guidelines. The Scheduler is responsible for determining the desired inventory levels including safety stock levels for finished goods down to the bulk batch size and packaging run size.

What will my responsibilities include?

  • Develop valid, feasible production schedules for finished goods and STEICO level jobs.
  • Supply requirements for raw materials, purchased parts and supplies via MPS to Purchasing.
  • Interact frequently with business development and operations teams to balance supply and demand.
  • Present 24-month demand, production and inventory summaries for review at monthly Sales and Operations planning meetings.
  • Publish and perform root cause analyses on key metrics including On-time Delivery, Actual vs. Scheduled Productions and Master Schedule Stability.
  • Achieve target on time delivery of 98% and inventory turn levels based on forecast error and bias trends, manufacturing capacity and customer service and inventory turn goals.
  • Use Rough Cut Capacity Planning to determine if production will be constrained in future periods and identify potential corrective actions such as: working overtime, adding equipment, outsourcing or expediting. Level load schedules (12-month).
  • Issue monthly update of inventory investment and turn projections for finished and non-finished goods. Provide unit and dollar value figures along with analysis of significant changes.
  • Revises schedules when required due to changes, material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions. Creates and maintains tracking systems for new and past due programs/projects, communicates plans/needs to team members and assists in execution where needed.
  • Creates a master schedule and MFG plans/prepares operation schedules. Maintains current production status reports. Daily MFG Plan reviews with AE’s and reports on actions required to meet delivery expectations.
  • Develop requirements and standards to ensure site goals and performance metrics are attained through a cohesive standard of work.
  • Analyze inventory levels for purchased and manufactured goods. Monitors material inventories, tracks progress of production, and reviews factors which affect schedules.
  • Expedites materials both internally and externally by communicating with suppliers and employee contacts.
  • Other reasonable duties as business and operational needs dictate.

What key skills and experience do I need?

  • Associate’s Degree in business administration, Supply Chain or related field preferred or equivalent experience.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working as a master scheduler in a manufacturing environment, aerospace preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ experience with Management resource Planning (MRP) and ERP systems.
  • Management experience a plus.

Why Join Steico Industries, Inc.?

Joining Senior means not only a rewarding career with a tight-knit and collaborative team, but you will also enjoy a competitive compensation package that includes a market-led base salary and a comprehensive benefits package along with wellness benefits, employee recognition program, matching 401k plan, paid vacation, flexible hours, employee wellness activities, tuition reimbursement, and community involvement initiatives.

Please understand that you will only be considered an applicant if you apply for a posted position directly through our Company website and meet the qualifications of the job. If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply, please contact the Steico Industries at 760-438-8015.

If offer of employment is made it will be contingent upon passing all of the following: Drug Test, Background Check, ITAR and U.S. Export Compliance Screening.

Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, U.S. refugees, asylees or temporary residents under amnesty provisions [as defined in 8 USC 1324b(a)(3)] and properly licensed foreign persons. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for trade compliance control purposes. Additionally, potential employee’s names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the United States government) to determine eligibility to receive technical data.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.