• Materials Management
  • Branchburg, NJ, USA
  • Full Time

Zeus is the world's leading polymer extrusion manufacturer and material science innovator. Over 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 extrusions.

We have an opportunity for an experienced Production Planner/Scheduler. The successful candidate should be prepared to help provide world-class products and service to a diverse customer base, including many leading medical device manufacturers.

Zeus is a great place to work. Expectations are high; our work is meticulous and very precise. An entrepreneur's mentality is a huge plus. 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 technology to the next level. Continuous improvement and Lean manufacturing 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.

Here are the Job Duties and Skills required.

General Summary:

Coordinating production workflow for one or multiple products. Planning and prioritizing operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay. Determining manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create, maintain and follow up daily production schedule for multiple product family
  • Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay.
  • Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand
  • Balance manpower/Prioritize production lines if needed.
  • Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruptions
  • Collaborate with Production, Quality/Inspection, Inventory and Shipping to ensure OTIF.
  • Create jobs for standard and internal orders to fulfill customer requirements as well as maintaining corporate min/max levels.
  • 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.
  • Coordinate KanBan stocking efforts with Material Control Coordinator as needed, communicating shortfalls or scheduling delays with sales team.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Prior experience with production planning in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Bachelor Degree
  • High degree of skill in MS Excel
  • Prior experience with ERP System - Oracle EBS preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem solving skills

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 gym and medical office. If you are interested in a career at Zeus please apply through this site or visit our career page at www.zeusinc.com/careers to apply.

During the corona virus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are taking many precautionary measures such as facial recognition temperature screening, social distancing, and masks to alleviate risks to our team members.

Thanks for your interest in Zeus. We look forward to hearing from you.

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