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Production Scheduler

Company: AJM Packaging
Location: Taylor
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

AJM Packaging is a leading manufacturer of branded and private label paper products including plates, bowls, cups, and bags. As we continue to grow and expand our operations, we are looking for a Production Scheduler to join our team in Taylor, MI!  This position will be responsible for all scheduling and planning activities across our high volume manufacturing operations. Key responsibilities of this important position include short and longer term production planning, creating and managing production schedules, monitoring and adjusting inventory levels, optimizing production efficiencies and ensuring on-time customer delivery.


Benefits: At AJM, our comprehensive benefits package truly sets us apart.  This position is eligible for company paid medical insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield), dental insurance, vision insurance, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K matching plan, tuition reimbursement and employee referral programs.  Plus, AJM provides company paid vacation days, sick days, and holidays.

  • A high level of proficiency in plant scheduling, planning, analyzing cycle counts and, managing changeovers demonstrated at a multi-plant level.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task in a high volume manufacturing operation, supporting multiple locations and operations interdependence.
  • Strong training and mentoring skills and the ability to develop direct reports and other key personnel involved in scheduling operations.
  • Strong communications skills and the ability to interact and communicate in an effective and proactive manner with multiple team members, ensuring operational targets are met and customer’s delivery schedules are satisfied.
  • Strong operational and administrative skills and careful attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with analysis tools and outstanding problem solving skills.
  • Travel (up to 20%) to other facilities to perform inventory, reporting and reconciliation.

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, materials or logistics management.
  • Three years or more of production, planning, scheduling, inventory control, logistics and/or supply chain management experience with at least five of those years in a high-volume, multi-plant manufacturing
  • Experience in Dynamics AX preferred and solid proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • APICS certification preferred.

About AJM Packaging Corporation: AJM Packaging is one of the nations leading manufacturers of disposable paper products including paper plates, cups, bowls, and bags. For more than 60 years, we have invested in our company and our people. We are proud to create over 3,000 jobs in our eight manufacturing plants strategically located across the USA, and our corporate office in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Despite our growth, we are still a family-owned and operated business and we remain committed to providing the reliable service and quality that has been important to AJM since the day our founders started the business.

Career Development: At AJM, we realize we will only go as far as our employees take us and, for that reason, we invest millions of dollars every year on both classroom and on-the-job training to develop our employees skills and promote a culture of learning and continuous improvement. There are no barriers to impede your progress here and no ceilings to halt your advance. Youll control your own destiny and we will help you reach your full potential with both in-house development programs and tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate level college studies. See where your AJM journey will take you.

Working at AJM during COVID-19: AJM is proud to have been designated a critical infrastructure employer and, as such, has remained open throughout the global pandemic supplying disposable paper products and packaging to supermarkets, club stores, restaurants, pharmacies and other retailers, wholesalers, distributors and institutions. In order to fulfill our customer commitments and our obligation to the country, we had to, first, ensure the health and safety of our dedicated employees while they were on the job. Towards that end we quickly developed and installed a robust Coronavirus containment and mitigation program employing all the tools at our disposal, including, but not limited to, face masks, gloves, daily temperature checks and questionnaires, common touchpoint sanitation, testing, contact tracing and quarantine.

Application Process: For immediate consideration, apply directly, send your resume/information to greatjobs@ajmpack.com, or call us at 833.562.7256.

AJM Packaging Corporation is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and as an equal opportunity employer does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin or other legally protected status

Keywords: AJM Packaging, Taylor , Production Scheduler, Other , Taylor, Michigan

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