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Cummins Inc. Supply Demand Group Leader - Master Scheduler in Fridley, Minnesota

Supply Demand Group Leader - Master Scheduler


In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Analyzing the demand and supply balance at product family, part number, and sub-assembly levels as appropriate.

  • Create the Master Production Schedule that satisfies customer demand while optimizing inventory levels and plant capacity utilization.

  • Reviewing and managing change requests from customers, plants, or suppliers, making appropriate reschedules in line with the policy.

  • Determine the impact of daily customer orders and adjusts the daily production schedule to ensure maximum order fulfillment.

  • Working with external and internal cross functional stakeholders to develop and implement short and mid-term tactical improvements.

  • Analyze and interpret KPIs to identify areas for improvement and action plans.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Optimizes work processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.

  • Master Supply Scheduling - Establishes and maintains a valid Master Production Schedule for a family of products, which meets customer’s expectations and requirements while maximizing operational efficiency; validates procurement scheduling, production scheduling, and replenishment planning are aligned to manufacturing and assembly assets for conversion.

  • Materials KPI Management - Operates in relation to recent or historical outputs as compared to expectations of the organization to determine next steps to drive improvement; assesses gaps to the supply chain performance against the expectation of achieving target deliverables; interprets KPIs to understand end-customer impact; strategically balances trade-offs to influence one KPI while minimizing the impact to others.

  • Detailed Capacity Planning - Converts and translates the Master Production Schedule into detailed resource requirements resulting in optimized internal capacity utilization and identified constraints; negotiates changes to the schedule or available resources when demand exceeds demonstrated or installed capacity with a focus on meeting Available-to-Promise (ATP) dates; considers different options such as overtime, adding a shift or headcount, etc. to increase capacity during periods of constraint.


Primary Location United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Fridley, Cummins Power Generation

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Sep 15, 2021, 11:53:15 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 21000698