Scheduler I plans and coordinates production schedules. Provides manufacturing operations with a plan that maximizes efficiency, resources, and capacity. Being a Scheduler I achieves on time delivery within an established budget. Typically requires a bachelor’s degree. Additionally, Scheduler I typically reports to a manager. The Scheduler I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Scheduler I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.

Scheduler Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Scheduler to join our team.


  • 0-25% travel may be required;
  • Assist the Nursing Supervisor with the scheduling of in-services for field staff;
  • Changes in office responsibilities as assigned by the Nursing Supervisor;
  • Must effectively communicate scheduling and changes with patients, employee, and Nursing Supervisors and RN case manager, as instructed;
  • Interface with the Owner, Architect & subcontractor community to prepare the project schedule baseline;
  • Prepare capacity and performance measures (such as on-time delivery, productivity, OEE, dock-to-dock time) and develop ideas to improve;
  • Actively tour the manufacturing areas to directly check on the status of orders;
  • Track labor hours used on orders and provide reporting as to order status (timing and cost);
  • Work with the project teams to prepare & maintain a project schedule;
  • Works with accounting personnel to forecast and manage the project budget and its relationship to the project schedule;
  • Coordinates all project controls to assess risk in accordance with established best practices and standards;
  • Develop and maintain project schedules, identifying relationships, logic, milestones, durations, and constraints for the portfolio of projects;
  • Compile data under close supervision;
  • Contractor/ subcontractor interface and review;
  • Performing general administrative duties including answering/transferring calls.


  • Computer usage and typing skills are essential;
  • Reliable transportation;
  • Proficient computer skills in Primavera P6 and Microsoft Office;
  • 2+ years of experience as a Scheduler;
  • Ability to run meetings with multiple attendees;
  • Prior experience using Work Manager and SAP;
  • Ability to organize work for timely completion;
  • Experience in Work Breakdown Structure development;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Experience with maintenance job planning and execution;
  • Experience in critical path schedule analysis, integrated cost-schedule planning, schedule performance assessment, and reporting;
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions;
  • Ability to work collaboratively during interactive planning sessions making changes in real time;
  • Must be able to independently understand and resolve situations by gathering electronic data as well as visual observations;
  • Utility experience; specifically, transmission, distribution, and/ or substation.