• Corporate Material Mgmt
  • Aiken, SC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Zeus is an exciting, innovative company that offers competitive pay and a great benefits package which includes one of the best medical plans in the area, an immediate 50% 401(k) match, dental, vision, paid vacation and even an on-site medical office. If you are interested in a career at Zeus please visit our website at www.zeusinc.com to apply for this position.

Zeus is the world's leading polymer extrusion manufacturer and material science innovator. 50 years of experience in medical, aerospace, energy exploration, automotive, fiber optics and more allow us to leap past can't and into how. At Zeus we are "Turning polymers into possibilities." We believe in building collaborative relationships with customers to design, engineer and produce high performance polymer tubing.

 We have an opportunity for a Production Planner/Scheduler. We are seeking an experienced Scheduler to help advance our Productivity initiatives. The successful candidate should have experience in scheduling multi-line production facilities. They must be able to carry out oral and written instructions, and a high degree of skill in MS Excel and Oracle is preferred.

 Zeus is a great place to work. Expectations are high; our work is meticulous and very precise. Zeus offers an opportunity to join a very successful, family-oriented team. Our products are cutting-edge, our process is unique, and our quality and customer focus are second-to-none. We are a leader in our field and have great relationships with our customers and employees. Many of our employees are the best at what they do in the world. Our customers are leaders in their fields. Our products help save lives.

 Successful candidates will have a desire and ability to take our manufacturing process to the next level. Continuous Improvement is a way of life at Zeus. You must possess the ability to work independently; and the desire to learn a variety of skills. The ability to communicate clearly is imperative, as is the ability to manipulate data using various software packages.

 General Summary:

The primary responsibility of the Planner/Scheduler is to assure that jobs are produced on time and machine utilization is optimal. In addition, as urgent orders/jobs arise the planner shifts jobs within the plant or back to the master scheduler to assure the customer's needs are met. 

 Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create jobs for standard and internal orders to fulfill customer requirements as well as maintaining corporate min/max levels.
  • Reroute jobs to keep plant utilization optimal, OT low, and shipments balanced across multiple production lines-where possible.
  • Review product mix requirements and machine capabilities, and advise when additions for product mix may be necessary to maximize utilization.
  • Review/report on lead times for product classes with materials manager as well as the sales and marketing team where prudent.
  • Additional assigned duties/reports as needed by the local materials manager.
  • Build shop paper/production packets will all relevant details.
  • Maintain block schedules in absence of a formal computerized MRP system. Tradition done using MS excel. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Experience in scheduling multi-line production facilities.
  • Excel & Computer Literacy Assessment (to be proctored and administered after qualifications have been met)
  • 2 or 4 year degree in business administration or related field.
  • High degree of skill in MS Excel, and Oracle preferred.
  • APICS-CPIM certification preferred.


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