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Scheduler, Production

Job Category:  Supply Chain
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Totowa, NJ, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3636

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.



The Scheduler, Production is based at the Totowa, NJ plant and reports directly to the Supply Chain Manager. This position is responsible for scheduling the plant in the best manner to satisfy customer requirements, maintain the highest level of efficiency in production, and minimize operational costs.     



  • Develop weekly production schedule in accordance with sales forecast, plant and employee capacity, and customer orders.
  • Supervise and train junior production scheduler(s) and monitor progress toward achieving those goals.
  • Participate in weekly production scheduling call with key stake holders to align on production sequence and priorities.
  • Lead escalation process regarding potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials are aligned in accordance with priorities.
  • Serve as primary liaison to centralized Demand and Supply Planning teams communicating product shortages and provide options and/or timelines for replenishing materials.
  • Drive root cause analysis and problem solving individually and cross-functionally.
  • Provide daily update on attainment and service measures and production priorities.
  • Maintain data relevant to production scheduling and material requirements planning activities
  • Follow all GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices), Safety, and Environmental regulations as well as company policies.
  • Maintain positive attitude. Focus on the customer, teamwork, and quality productivity.  
  • Give recommendations to work efficient and better serve the customer.
  • Actively observe for unsafe conditions; control the situation and report the issue. Give recommendations to improve workplace safety and efficiency.  Address unsafe behaviors in a courteous manner. Stop work if safe conditions are compromised.
  • Actively participate in safety activities and safety subcommittees
  • Report all incidents and injuries promptly, including possible work-related pain or other symptoms. Incidents include unsafe situations/acts and near misses.
  • Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time.



  • Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in related field preferred
  • Five (5) years of experience in manufacturing planning.
  • Knowledgeable in OMP and LX (or similar) ERP system. SAP experience preferrable.



  • Manufacturing plant is large, open floor areas with loud machinery, requiring some areas for workers to wear ear protection to guard against noise. Workers are frequently exposed to high temperatures during the summer months. Some work in cold environments during winter months. Production/Warehouse areas are dusty.
  • Workers are required to wear masks, hair nets, or gloves to protect the product from possible contamination. Certain areas require respirators.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at a time on occasion.
  • Must be able to access and navigate each department, plant floor, and warehouse facility within New Jersey organization.



About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2021, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 1,070.8 million and has a workforce of over 2490 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information:


Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.


Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants.




Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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