Job Information


J ob Title: Production Scheduler

Location: Elkhart, IN

Our Company, Your Opportunity:

Plumrose USA is a company with an 80-year history of providing high quality, great tasting sliced meats, bacon, ham and ribs. Plumrose was recently acquired by JBS, the world’s leading provider of beef, chicken and pork, with a vision of building the company into a leader in Protein Centric Prepared Foods. This is a unique opportunity to be in a start-up environment, with the backing of a Global CPG Powerhouse. This is a role for someone who is looking for an entrepreneurial challenge in a company with aspirations to be leaders within the CPG world. The position will have both strategic and tactical elements and the person may wear different hats. This is an opportunity for people who want to think Big, dream Big and work to make Big ideas a reality.

Our Mission:

To be THE BEST in all we do. We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders. All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS.

Our Values:


Plan and manage all production schedules for WIP and finished goods at the Elkhart location. Provides raw material requirements for filling production schedules and establishing delivery times for Elkhart. The Scheduler works as the plant’s main liaison between corporate Production Planning, Sales and the Plant Manager. This person is responsible for monitoring all raw material inventories and deliveries to assure all raw material is rotated first in, first out, and make any necessary adjustments to optimize raw materials and plant efficiency.


  • Scheduling all production areas for Elkhart, bacon. Report needed.

  • Manage rotation and consumption of all raw materials. Monitor inventory and report as needed

  • Schedule delivery days/times for all raw materials. Report out as appropriate

  • Verify through cost accounting and R&D all recipes are current, accurate and optimized.

  • Utilize and learn all SAP functions supporting production planning.

  • Communicate all production schedules and work with production, sales, category management, QA, R&D and others departments as needed.

  • Schedule all shipments of finished goods, and internal transfers from Elkhart.

  • Align plant capacities and availability with demand requirements

  • Convert monthly log MPS into raw material requirements by week

  • Provide support for plants to meet sales and customer demands

  • Effectively communicate obstacles and opportunities

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and technology applied.

  • Must be able to accept change and understanding of dealing with a perishable product.

  • Very fast paced environment that requires multi-tasking at any given time.

  • Excellent conflict resolution skills.

  • Must have a demonstrable record of delivery through being a team player.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written skills

  • Excel, Word, SAP

  • Analytical skills, detail orientated

  • Develop and maintain relationships with staff and all management

Experience/Work History

  • BS degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Five years of meat processing experience

  • Knowledge of perishable food manufacturing

Physical Demands :

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Frequently required to sit; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.

  • Walk and stand on production floors for extended periods of time.

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment :

  • Plant working environment.

  • Food Manufacturing Operations environment.

If interested, please apply at jbssa.com/careers

We offer a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.

Plumrose USA is an equal opportunity employer.