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Production Scheduler

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Job ID 276833 Date posted 09/19/2023 Location : Waco, Texas | Wichita, Kansas

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Production Scheduler will plan, prepare, issue and control production schedules and direct material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of goods and materials to meet production requirements. In this role, you will participate in production planning and execution, customer and client interaction, business partnership, systems and data management and reporting and analysis.

Key Accountabilities

  • Create and publish daily production plans.
  • Expedite workflow and coordinate changes in schedules.
  • Participate in setting master production planning, material requirements planning and production scheduling metrics targets.
  • Provide necessary input to supply planner for assigned product or location.
  • Maintain data relevant to production scheduling activities including planning calendars, material data and location data.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three years of experience with at least one in production scheduling, supply planning, or Operations.
  • Experience with SAP, Logility, iPFS, Excel, Tableau, or Power BI.


Position Information

  • Relocation assistance will be provided within the US only.
  • This is an onsite job in Waco, TX or Wichita, KS.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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