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Production Scheduler

Job Title
Production Scheduler
Job ID
Syracuse,  NY
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                                                                AGRANA Fruit


AGRANA Fruit is a global leader in delivering healthy and delicious food solutions in partnership with our valued customers. Our co-collaboration mindset results in the development of innovative products across multiple categories including refrigerated & frozen dairy, bakery and food service. Our team of experts are passionate about the wonderful world of food, the communities we serve and meeting the needs of consumers around the world.


Production Scheduler, Lysander, NY


We currently are hiring for a Production Scheduler that is responsible for scheduling of customer orders for production using capacity planning tools. Support the purchasing of raw material as needed to support schedule working closely with Corporate Supply Chain. Working with Operations in conjunction with Supply Chain Manager to identify inventory levels and maintain material master.


Production Scheduler Job Responsibilities:


  • Review orders to set up schedule for the following week. 
  • Review orders and production on a daily basis to adjust schedule as needed.
  • Create and maintain Process Orders
    • Create Work Order Packets & Distribute to production
  • Set up schedule for when fruit needs to be delivered to the plant taking into account when product will be produced and thaw times.
  • Maintain appropriate levels of raw materials and fruit to ensure no disruption in production.
  • Daily checks of raw material and fruit. 
  • Collect dump reports and adjust raw material inventory as needed.
  • Coordinate physical inventories and daily checks when necessary.
  • Work with R & D in setting up trials.
  • Work with Quality to be aware of product put on hold and rework so that schedule can be modified appropriately if needed.
  • Schedule and monitor rework to maximize rework usage.
  • Communicate with Customer Service about any issues in making the orders on time.
  • Communicate schedule and schedule changes to all relevant people and departments.
  • Monitor schedule attainment and other performance indicators.
    • Should we not be meeting goals work with supervisors in identifying reasons why and what can be done to correct and improve.    
  • Look for ways to improve scheduling process for both production and raw materials.
  • Provided requested information and reports on schedule to Plant Manager and others as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supply Chain Manager. 

Purchasing Support

  • Input purchase order information into computer.  Distribute purchase orders as needed.
  • Support ordering of raw materials.  Release sugar and raw materials as directed by Corporate Supply Chain.
  • Oversee receiver information and distribute.
  • Run daily raw material report needed for production.  Make adjustments for substitutions as needed.
  • Maintain appropriate levels of raw materials and fruit to ensure no disruption in production
  • Work with Corporate resources to identify price issues and correct.
  • Contact of vendors when COA’s are not received with shipments.
  • Review Obsolete or out-dated materials.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supply Chain Manager. 


Production Scheduler Job Requirements:

  • Associates degree required, in Accounting, Business or applicable field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or applicable field a plus.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Scheduling, Planning, Capacity Planning
  • 3-5 years’ experience in SAP in PP and MM module, or like planning system
  • 1-2 years’ experience in buying and/or purchasing a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word        


Agrana Fruit offers competitive salary and provides an excellent benefits package. We are proud to be able to say that our employee costs are some of the lowest in our industry! Benefits offered by Agrana are designed to promote wellness and the well-being of every Agrana employee.


If interested, email us at or apply today!


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