• Planning/Scheduling Supervisor

    Job Locations US-OK-Oklahoma City
    Job ID 2018-1175
  • Overview

    Summary: Responsible for establishing, reviewing and maintaining the master production schedule and long range material requirements forecast while considering current inventory, lead times and production capacity. This will involve working closely with sales, production, engineering and purchasing and others to coordinate manufacturing plans that achieve the company objectives relative to customer service, efficient resource/capacity utilization and inventory investment.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities


    • Working with sales, production, engineering and purchasing, develop the production and materials forecast for the business; generally focused entire planning horizon.
    • Respond to inquiries about the forecast to determine when new orders can be scheduled and delivered.
    • Maintain a portion of the Oracle data for both supplied and make parts. This includes updating cumulative lead times on Make Items, managing attributes (e.g. phantom to SA) and Managing/Updating ATP Rules while working closely with Production, Purchasing and Engineering.
    • Lead/facilitate the business in establishing production capabilities for product demand forecasts, providing procurement with material requirements forecasts and running production capacity forecast simulations.
    • Demonstrate leadership qualities to exercise influence both throughout the organization and with external parties.
    • Participate in in/out source decisions making by working with operations, engineering and purchasing.
    • Participate in sourcing decisions for production optimization to ensure that UE Manufacturing can be as flexible and efficient as possible in responding to customer requirements.
    • Lead and participate in continuous improvement efforts to improve KPI performance, processes, employee morale, customer satisfaction and waste reduction.
    • Provide strong leadership to assigned employees to ensure high morale, team work, skills development, and good employee relations.
    • Ensure compliance to all group systems, guidelines, and policies.
    • Maintain a strong, personal commitment to the safety.
    • All other duties as assigned.



    Supervisory Responsibilities


    • Manage and develop assigned employees.
    • Carry out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
    • Interview, hire, and train employees.
    • Plan, assign, and direct work activities.
    • Appraise performance.
    • Reward and discipline employees.
    • Address complaints and resolve problems.                               


    • Exhibit strategic thinking by developing strategies to achieve organizational goals, understanding organization's strengths & weaknesses, analyzing market and competition and identifying external threats and opportunities. 
    • Perform exceptional change management by building commitment, overcoming resistance, and monitoring transition and evaluating results.
    • Manage others effectively through development of subordinates' skills, encouraging growth, and fostering quality focus in others.
    • Work effectively within approved budget and develops and implements cost saving measures.
    • Demonstrate innovation through original thinking and creativity and generating strategic goals for the improvement of processes, products and services.
    • Exhibit efficiency in problem solving by identifying and resolving problems in a timely manner to best meet customer needs. 
    • Be committed to a standard of excellence in customer service by responding promptly to customer needs and soliciting customer feedback to improve service.C
    • Show superior written and oral communication skills, speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, responds well to questions and ultimately builds rapport with clients/staff.
    • Contribute to building a positive team environment through commitment, respect and communication. 
    • Demonstrate professionalism by acting with integrity, high moral standards and personal accountability.
    • Show organizational support by consistently following policy and procedures.
    • Measure self against standard of excellence and motivates self to continually achieve.
    • Show adaptability by effectively responding to frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
    • Exhibit superior dependability by consistently arriving to work on time and as scheduled.





    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related experience
    • Supervisory/management experience preferred.
    • Three to five years ‘experience in leading Continuous Improvement activities, preferred.
    • Well-developed knowledge of the Oil and Gas industry including stimulation and other support equipment, preferred.Continuous improvement and/or lean manufacturing training/certification, preferred.
    • Demonstrable ability to apply strategic vision to an organization.

    Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • Ability to lift up to 25lbs.
    • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
    • Work in air conditioned office, outside and workshop.
    • Will be required on occasion to work more than 8 hours on one shift.
    • Requires occasional bending, stooping, lifting and carrying.
    • Reaching or handling with arms, hands and fingers.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to work with fingers (i.e. frequent typing)
    • Normal vision with or without corrective lenses.



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