Japanese/English Bilingual Production Scheduler - Hazleton, PA
Location:Hazleton, PA
Salary:$20 - 22/hour (DOE)
Visa Sponsor:No
Language:English: Business Level, Japanese: Business Level
Global manufacturer seeks a Japanese/English Bilingual Production Scheduler.

Job Title: Production Scheduler
Department: Production (Scheduling)
Reports To: Production Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Develops daily production schedules based on weekly and monthly projections from Business Planning
in conjunction with the 4 Week Rolling Plan. Schedules delivery and orders parts and supplies as
needed for production schedule through the contact with Purchasing. Maintains a balanced work load of
mold changes, machine count, and samples on a daily basis.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
 Attend daily Production meetings on shop floor.
 Meet with Supervisors, PE’s, LOM Team, and Line Leads to organize and prioritize daily task and
objectives at shift meetings.
 Maintain daily and weekly added value according to macro plan given by Business Planning.
 Monitor molded and purchased parts inventory using system reports. Recommends
materials to be disposed of.
 Monitor production efficiencies, and recommend corrective actions as needed.
 Check “On Order List” for product shortage. Meet with Business Planning daily to discuss the “On
Order List”
 Check production result to track production progress.
 Create Daily Schedule based on the Monthly Plan which is created using the 4 Week Rolling Plan
as the blueprint. Maintain the Monthly plan at least 4 weeks out and release the daily schedule
before lunch each day.
 Order necessary materials (boxes, pallets, labels, and pigments).
 Tries to maximize usage of automation fixtures as well as electric injection machines.

Required Education and Experience:
 Bachelor’s degree a must, preferably in Business management or Engineering field.
 Two to 3 years previous experience as a Scheduler in a manufacturing atmosphere.
 Previous responsibilities should have included budgeting, scheduling, and inventory control.

Skill in:
 English and Japanese language, both orally and in writing
 Use of computer hardware: keyboard, mouse, monitor, hardrive
 Use of computer software: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook