Production Scheduler I

Hamilton, Ohio, United Statesthyssenkrupp Bilstein of America Inc

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Professionals
Remote work:Not possible
Job field:Production & Manufacturing
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2024/07/08
Job number:US_RS_07614
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Your responsibilities


The Production Scheduler I is responsible for coordinating and scheduling a production area to meet customer on-time delivery and inventory replenishment targets. This position will manage inventory levels, schedules, and availability of selected parts, either manufactured or purchased, to meet production schedules. This is a highly cross-functional role with regular interactions between various departments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a safe working environment by complying with all safety and environmental policies in the workplace. Advocates for and promotes a safe work environment by reporting Near Misses and/or other safety and environmental hazards, wearing all required PPE and encouraging others to do the same.

Develops and maintains a production schedule for one production area of Plant Hamilton assembly lines in support of meeting customer delivery requirements and best utilizing the organizations production capacity.Reviews material supply and demand to determine actions appropriate to the development of the production schedule.

  • Level loads the schedule based off of input from the Production Unit Leader to meet customer requirements.
  • Maintains all schedule criteria in the Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) system.
  • Monitors daily manufacturing performance indicators to quickly address issues such as a shortages or machine down-time.
  • Publishes production schedule by identifying products, equipment, sequence, completion dates, etc.
  • Interfaces with manufacturing personnel on material status and production planning issues.
  • Monitors production reporting and adherence to schedule according to key performance indicators.
  • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Your profile

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Experience in multi-faceted production control, planning, inventory control, and materials with ability to use spreadsheets and Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) software in managing the planning process required. Automotive experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of basic materials management, production planning, and inventory control techniques (i.e., capacity planning, JIT, lean manufacturing, production level loading, make to stock/build to order etc.).
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, WIP management, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacturing, distribution, and inventory control for financial impact.
  • Understanding of the discipline of planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze & solve difficult issues in a dynamic environment
  • Proven experience developing work processes to improve outcomes for the team/customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate the production plant into a time-phased build schedule.
  • Experience working with large ERP systems (SAP preferred) with strong understanding of Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Independent & organized work style with the ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work responsibilities, assume and manage multiple tasks without close supervision, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical capabilities and initiative to take action as appropriate and necessary.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels within and outside the organization.
  • Proven ability to build strong business relationships at all levels throughout an organization.
  • Highly organized with ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Exhibits integrity through fair and ethical behaviors in all activities; maintains accountability for performance.
  • Strong attention to detail with well-developed organizational and communication skills.


  • High school diploma. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Your benefits

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation packages, Bilstein of America proudly offers a rich history, steeped in innovation and a lasting commitment to our customers, employees and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at

Benefits offered on the first of the month after your employment date:

  • Medical, Dental and Optical
  • 401(k) with 5% company match (after 90 days of employment)
  • Company paid short-term disability (after 6 months employment)
  • Paid personal time off
  • Annual Company bonus


If you are an applicant with a California residency, please click on the following link:

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Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age and veteran status or any other protected status required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us at


thyssenkrupp is an international industrial and technology company employing around 100,000 people. Across 48 countries it generated sales of 38 billion in fiscal 2022/2023. Backed by extensive technological know-how, the businesses develop cost-effective and resource-friendly solutions to the challenges of the future, mainly in the fields of climate protection, the energy transition, digital transformation in the industry and mobility of the future. Under the thyssenkrupp umbrella brand the company creates long-term value with innovative products, technologies and services and contributes to a better life for future generations.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


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Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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