LOCATION: Acuna / Coahuila (MX-COA),  Mexico | BRAND: KB Rail de Mexico | REQUISITION ID: 5450 | JOB GRADE: 14  | ON-SITE/REMOTE: On-site 


Since 1890, New York Air Brake has been an innovative leader in the heavy-haul railroad industry. As a member company of Knorr-Bremse –the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles--New York Air Brake is recognized worldwide as a Center of Competence for heavy-haul freight railroad control systems. From multiple locations, we serve customers across the United States, Canada, and Mexico—reaching clear across the globe to South America, Africa, the Middle East, China, and Australia. Our talented, diverse, and dedicated teams develop innovative solutions to the challenges facing our customers. Join our KB Rail Mexico team  in our next steps.



Position Summary:

Master Production Scheduler is responsible for developing the master production plan to satisfy customer demand while carrying minimum effective inventory. The qualified individual will be responsible for providing the plant with a monthly production plan consistent with the plant capacity and sales forecast.

Essential Functions:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Develops the manufacturing master production schedule, which includes preparation of monthly SOP Planning Rate Sheets and daily Production Schedule planning activities.
• Collaboration with the Inside Sales Team and customers when required to improve Customer Service levels through Ability to deliver focus.
• Performs daily SAP transactions including, but not limited to, reporting production, Transfer of Inventory, resolving daily errors.
• Serves as a primary point of contact for and liaison with sales, logistics, and manufacturing departments.
• Collaborates with these departments to establish schedules and plans that allocate available resources to best serve client or customer needs.
• Periodically compares current and anticipated orders with available inventory of raw materials; uses judgment to anticipate demand for and to acquire additional supplies as needed.
• Integrates sales orders with master schedule; coordinates availability of raw materials, supplies, equipment, and staff as needed to meet delivery dates.
• Maintains master distribution schedule for the assigned facility; revises as needed and alerts appropriate staff of schedule changes or delays.
• Participates in periodic forecasting meetings with sales, marketing, and other related departments; leads additional planning meetings with sales, production, shipping, purchasing, and customer service staff.
• Performs other related duties, as required.

Management & Supervisory Responsibilities:
• This position has no supervisory responsibilities.



• Strong background in Material Requirements Planning (MRP & CRP), especially in shop floor and capacity planning         
• Knowledge of Supply Chain Management, Inventory & Materials Management principles
• Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Proficient in Microsoft Office products
• Ability to perform in highly dynamic environment
• Strong organizational and prioritization skills
• Demonstrated knowledge of Lean Principles
• Analytical Thinking - Refers to collecting, analyzing and structuring information using a wide perspective in order to identify key issues and patterns as well as to drawing conclusions.
• Teamwork - Means the ability to work with others and build a positive climate and trusting relationships within teams.
• Customer Orientation - Is about demonstrating service and relationship-orientation toward internal and external customers, satisfying their needs and generating mutually satisfactory solutions.
• Communication Skills - Comprises the ability to speak, present, write, listen and distribute information effectively and create an environment for open communication.
• Adaptability & Flexibility - Includes the ability to build networks, work successfully in various, complex, changing and challenging environments and with diverse people.

• Minimum of 3-5 years of Relevant Experience

• Strong analytical skills
• SAP navigation skills
• Ability to organize and prioritize activities

• Bachler’s Degree, Materials Management, or Related Field. Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
• 3-5 years of Relevant Experience Preferred
• APICS Preferred

What does KB Rail Mexico have to offer you?
- Work-life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off
- Vacation Premium
- Major medical expenses
- Christmas Bonus
- Life insurance
- Educational assistance program
- Wellness program
- Saving Fund
- Pantry Vouchers
- Personal Days Paid
- Permits paid for: Marriage or Death of a direct relative
- Attendance Bonuses
- Cafeteria Subsidy
- Subsidy for prescription glasses
- Medical service in plant
- Recognition Programs