Procurement Recruiters | Supply Chain Recruiters | Master Scheduler

Kappa Search Inc. (KSI) is a Chicago area recruiting agency specializing in the recruitment and placement of engineering, manufacturing, supply chain and technical sales professionals in a variety of fields. We are currently recruiting for a Master Scheduler.


The Master Scheduler will be responsible for working with the Materials Dept., Customer Service and Production to efficiently schedule the manufacturing floor and ensure on time delivery.

  • This person plans and schedules workflow for each department and operation according to established manufacturing sequences and lead times.

• Maintains valid due dates for all shop work orders in ERP system

• Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.

• Creates daily production schedules and ensures production output is recorded and posted into the ERP system.

• Reviews and closes jobs to ensure proper material consumption and labor allocation

• Works with the Material Group to manage excess and obsolete inventory through substitutions

• Additional responsibilities and duties as assigned.


  • Strong experience with manufacturing and planning of manufacturing materials through the manufacturing facility
  • Experience with ERP/MRP systems
  • Preferred: Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing
  • Bachelors degree in Business, Supply Chain or equivalent


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