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Title:  Production Scheduler 2

Job ID:  1529

Secaucus, NJ, US

Category:  Manufacturing -- Other

Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We’re here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we’re there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter. 

Short Description

 Schedule work to run on manufacturing equipment for one or more of the following areas: Prepress, Press, Bindery/Finishing.  Review daily production output and make adjustments/updates to daily/weekly forecasted schedules.  Move work and staffing around as needed while maintaining customer delivery dates.  Provide daily reports/updates that are used by the production departments to run work and plan staffing, materials, etc.



 Work assignments are often routine but on occasion may be non-routine and require some deviation from accepted practice and procedures to complete. Assignments are given in terms of subject area concerned, with specific objectives and possible problems identified. Follow guidelines which may include company and/or departmental policies and procedures, and rules and regulations that are well established but may require some deviation from normal operating procedures when completing more unique assignments.

- Review daily/weekly production schedules and sequence/load equipment to run primarily in one of the following areas: Prepress, Press, Bindery/Finishing. Optimize workflow by matching the equipment capabilities closely to the specification of the customer work. Typically plan for equipment and jobs that are a mix of routine to moderately complex in nature.
- Ensure that preceding requirements needed to begin running a job such as the preflight of the customer files, plating, raw materials, components are in place. Coordinate with the appropriate departments to ensure jobs will be able to run.
- Review daily production output and make adjustments/updates to daily/weekly schedules. May engage with Planners or management when issues arise and work needs to be moved around to resolve issues.
- Re-schedule work to different slots/equipment in the event of unplanned situations such as equipment failures, missing components or raw materials etc.
- Provide daily reports/updates to manufacturing operations so materials and staffing are coordinated with the forecasted workloads and that sales/customer service are updated on customer projects.
- May verify that materials, staffing, and logistics are in place in time for scheduled production runs.
- May coordinate with vendors and/or internal resources producing components to ensure that delivery will meet the scheduled run time for the customer project.
- May perform tasks related to long term planning and building of facility work plans.  

Valuing Inclusion
Core Functional/ Technical Skills
Quality Orientation
Customer Focus
Time Management
Problem Solving
Result Orientation


 The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• HS diploma or equivalent with 2-4 years of relevant administrative/operational support in manufacturing operations or office environment directly related to the duties of the job, OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of work experience.

• Requires very good knowledge of general administrative/manufacturing operations procedures and knowledge of job-specific processes to successfully execute and complete the more progressive/complex duties of the job.
• Ability to follow company policy and understand any rules or regulations governing the work being completed and impact work has on department or company.
• Must have knowledge of technology to include computers and software programs such as MS Office or MAC word processing, spreadsheets or other programs specific to the job in order to complete duties successfully.
• Requires knowledge of multiple functions or areas of the business in which there is frequent contact with while completing daily work assignments of the job.
• Must have good oral and written communication skills sufficient to explain departmental policy, methods and/or procedures when completing assignments.
• Requires organizational skills sufficient to accomplish work by established deadlines and the ability to coordinate phases of work with others.
• Requires knowledge of the equipment capabilities and understanding of the customer specifications.
• knowledge of the manufacturing/planning systems used to schedule equipment.
• Additional job knowledge, skills, and/or abilities specific to a department may be listed on the staffing requisition.  


It is the policy of Donnelley Financial Solutions to select, place and manage all its employees without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, actual or perceived disability, veteran's status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an email to

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