Production Scheduler


Shreveport, LA, US

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube 
Functional Area: Logistics 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English (US) 
Requisition ID: 919 



At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


Purpose of the Job

Production Schedulers will be responsible for the efficient detailed planning and scheduling of all orders produced in their assigned mill, ensuring the throughput of the mill is maximized while ensure that all customer delivery dates are attained. The overall objective is to create, manage, and maintain an integrated production schedule that satisfies customer demand while leveling the manufacturing workflow, optimizing inventory levels, and utilizing available resources.


Primary Responsibilities

  • The efficient preparation of the detailed production schedule for their assigned mill with the use of SAP and MES, ensuring a balanced production mix for downstream processes and an optimal sequence of orders to maximize output while managing delivery requirements
  • Create and optimize production orders, through the optimizing of the standard calculation and material allocations; ensuring minimal yield loss and high throughput
  • Successful coordination with plant operations and plant maintenance to achieve a balanced operating plan in support of business goals
  • Maintain and evolve procedures and systems as needed in a continuous improvement environment
  • Perform independent schedule risk assessments and mitigation planning; facilitate the resolution of material and manpower shortages, backlogs, and other existing or potential schedule interruptions
  • Provide daily/ weekly analysis on the following critical metrics; on-time production, material availability, capacity constraints, production constraints, and workarounds
  • Continuous communication with operations, sales, and supply chain teams to report and respond to any potential problems and recommend alternatives
  • Act as a liaison between the operations and quality teams to resolve quality issues related to production
  • All Production Schedulers are expected to be cross trained in all areas of mill and provide scheduling support in areas outside of their assigned mill as needed
  • Monitor and Report on all assigned KPIs        
  • Continuous improvement of master data accuracy within SAP and MES to improve the accuracy of planning functions
  • Continuously work to develop and enhance their knowledge of supply chain functions                                    

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Two (2) or more years of professional experience in a production planning and scheduling role preferred.
  • Previous experience working with subcontractors/contract manufacturers in the OCTG finishing industry preferred.
  • Exceptional communication skills both oral and written
  • Experience working with SAP ERP Production Planning Module preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of SQL.



Degree in Supply Chain Management or related course of study or equivalent industry experience.


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Kaylee Remedes 

BENTELER Human Resources


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The BENTELER Group always has the answer. That’s because in each of our divisions and at every one of our sites, you can benefit from the size and diversity of an international corporation with around 30,000 colleagues in 38 countries.

The same is true in our BENTELER Steel/Tube division. Here, we develop and produce custom, precision pipes for customers from energy production, automotive engineering, and other industrial sectors. In this division, we enable the unerring application of our products, from the concept up to process integration and thus to integration into our customers’ value chains. Along with that, our diverse fields of application make sure you can be and become anything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


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