Master Scheduler

by General Dynamics Land Systems

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jan 11, 2022
General Dynamics Land Systems

Job Description

Master Scheduler


Position Description:

  • Develop and maintain a Master Production Schedule that plans, schedules and monitors top level products through their production cycle and manages the end item master schedules ensuring M&CS attains customer requirements in an efficient manner
  • Create and/or organize a schedule that displays a daily output and ensures that every output (station application) is recorded appropriately in our ERP System (Oracle)
  • Create Master Schedule that fully utilizes and optimizes available plant capacity 
  • Continuously ensure all required Master Schedule data is accurate
  • Work with Industrial Engineering to create detailed labour profiles on current and proposed Master Schedules
  • Participate in work area capacity projects with Manufacturing Engineering and Industrial Engineering as required  
  • Liaise regularly with manufacturing teams
  • Communicate schedules and changes in a timely fashion and highlight changes throughout the organization


Position Requirements 

  • University or College Degree
  • Strong computer skills and abilities in Excel/Microsoft Office and simulation software
  • Experience in Oracle or similar ERP system
  • Communicates effectively with various levels of management and personnel from all functions. Establishes productive working relationships with internal customers and leadership
  • Must be able to work in a team environment cordially and effectively, as well      as having the ability to lead a team if required to
  • Must exhibit a high level of flexibility and an ability to multi-task at all      times
  • Must be able to work independently on projects and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Must possess good reasoning and problem-solving abilities
  • Must possess at least a basic knowledge of supply chain and manufacturing activities
  • Project management skills

Preferred Requirements

  •  University or College Degree in the areas of Manufacturing, Supply Chain, or Scheduling
  • 3+ years Production Scheduling and/or Master Scheduling
  • 3+ years manufacturing environment experience
  • APICS certification (CPIM and/or CSCP) or actively pursuing


General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada is an employment equity employer who values diversity and inclusion.  We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is a requirement that General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada be registered with the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and that all of its workforce be security assessed.  As such, successful applicants must meet all applicable security requirements, including, but not limited to, the ability to obtain and maintain a Canadian government security clearance to secret level.

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