Production Scheduler (1st Shift starting at $23.47/hour)

Date: Jun 14, 2024

Location: Groveport, OH, US, 43125

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of water heating and water treatment technologies in the world. We are a $3.5 billion company with 140+ years history and we employ more than 12,000 individuals globally who pride themselves on providing the world with innovative water technology. We are committed to Continuous Improvement, not just in our factories or processes, but in our people.

Primary Function

Assist the Master Scheduler with daily functions and paperwork. Plans and prepares production schedules for manufacture of industrial or commercial products by performing the following duties.


  1. Plans and schedules workflow for each department and issues necessary paperwork
  2. Prepares daily sub-assembly schedules in support of assembly production
  3. Communicates schedule changes and impact of changes to appropriate manufacturing personnel
  4. Confers with department supervisors to determine status of assigned projects
  5. Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions
  6. Runs shortage reports as needed and confirms with material planners to confirm material deliveries in support of schedule timing
  7. Assist the Sales Department with scheduling request, changes and other inquiries
  8. Assists Master Scheduler with MRP responsibilities, answering MRP messages, etc.
  9. Enter new orders into Excel for Master Schedule and backlog file
  10. Update sub-assembly worksheets with new materials with new product introductions
  11. Update product lead times
  12. Works with purchasing, inventory control and personnel to resolve cycle count issues, parts shortages and inventory discrepancies
  13. Check all new jobs for planning cell and date of manufacture
  14. Determine line capacity constraints with demand vs labor availability – Crest line currently being developed and to spread to more lines
  15. Fill in for Master Scheduler when necessary
  16. Other duties as requested by supervisor

Role Specific Responsibilities


  •   Experience in SAP preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  •    Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  •    Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.   Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  •    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram
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  •    Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


High School Diploma or GED

Years of Experience

Minimum of 1 year related work experience

Physical Requirements

    We Offer

    Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

    Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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