Scheduler in Grand Prairie, TX at Milgard Windows & Doors

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

The Scheduler performs a variety of tasks in the support of the scheduling and production functions.  Performs grid edits, data entry, preparation of production paperwork, and system improvement research.  Responsible for administration of change orders and back order resolutions.  Prepares change orders, reviews acknowledgements, and verifies delivery dates.


•         Attends appropriate meetings (Backorder and Production) to assist in resolution of issues.

•         Use mathematics and formulas to calculate custom grid edits.

•         Enter grid edits into HFA program once edits have been completed.

•         Troubleshoot backorder, waste, and system issues as they arise.

•         Maintain accurate records of grid edit data, as well as errors with the solutions.

•         Daily proofing of grid edits and related production information to improve production efficiencies.

•         Work in a team environment to develop procedures that assist production improvements.

•         Learn the engineering specifications of window lines and provide technical support to sales team.

•         Execute approved customer change orders as required to assure follow up, completion and feedback.

•         May be called upon to perform capacity department/product leveling as directed and other duties as required.

•         Creates and executes MPS plans, meets MPS commitments and works within the guidelines of MPS; reflects Milgard’s business values and the Milgard philosophy in all business interactions.

•         Incorporates Milgard’s vision and values into day-to-day activities and behaviors; guides and motivates others to remain committed to the Milgard philosophy.

•         Adheres to all facets of safety policies and procedures.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by employees in this position.  This not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.


•         Strong Previous data entry and customer service preferred

•         Experience in scheduling/manufacturing environment preferred


•         High School diploma or GED

•         Some college preferred

•         Proficient in upper level mathematics


•         Read, write and understand the English language

•         Sense of urgency and self-motivation; ability to work independently

•         Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

•         Computer literacy with ability to learn new computer software programs

•         Excellent written and oral communication skills

•         Attention to detail with strong organizational skills

•         Excellent customer service skills

•         Ten key by touch


•         Prolonged sitting and excess data entry and typing

•         Hand dexterity and strength.

•         Be able to lift up to 30 lbs. periodically.


•         Work performed indoors and outdoors in a warehouse type facility

Milgard does not tolerate discrimination of any type, and offers equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, natural origin, age, disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other considerations made unlawful by Federal, State or local laws.  We believe in providing eligible and qualified employees with opportunities to advance.  Milgard is an at-will employer.



Full or Part Time

Full time

Milgard (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

Milgard is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.