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Production Scheduler 

Division Extang  
Location Ann Arbor, MI - Extang  

About us:

Extang, a Truck Hero company, is the number one selling truck bed cover brand in North America. Extang was first to introduce many of the styles and features evident in the truck bed cover market today. Since 1982, Extang continues to lead the industry with innovation, quality products, our Maximum Strength warranties and the best customer support. Every product we offer is built with pride in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Extang Engineered - it really means something and it’s who we are. It began when our values and integrity met bold engineering excellence. A product that is so well designed, and built to such demanding exact standards, that it performs beyond the truck owner's highest expectations. Engineering is at the heart of why Extang is the number one selling truck bed cover brand in North America. Extang holds more patents than any other truck accessories company. We’ve perfected nearly every aspect of the truck bed cover and we refuse to leave well enough alone!

We are currently looking for a Production Scheduler to join our fast paced manufacturing facility. As a member of the supply chain team the production scheduler create schedules to manage customer orders while ensuring optimized capacity and inventory within the manufacturing facility here in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Position Requirements


  • Accurately and timely release production work orders in accordance to manufacturing strategies.
  • Drive management of defective goods with users and suppliers to determine root cause and corrective action.
  • Develop and monitor daily and weekly production capacity plans for all manufacturing departments.
  • Determine detailed material requirements using sources such as bills of material and prints.
  • Analyze inventory and forecast levels.
  • Collaborate with shipping to maximize FTL shipments to minimize outbound freight spend.
  • Manage customer service critical order expedite requests.
  • Assist in the purchase of direct material supplies.
  • Assist in the planning and strategy of physical inventory counts
  • Abide and enforce ethical practices in all dealings with company suppliers.
  • Maintain good working relationships with other departments and personnel, outside suppliers, and associates in the purchasing and materials field
  • Responsible for the scheduling and production planning of all manufactured product lines.
  • Ensure customer delivery commitments are fulfilled through maximum efficiencies and minimum delays.
  • Work closely with customer service, purchasing, and production teams to align work shifts and expedite orders while maintaining budget commitments.
  • Help drive and improve the THI continuous improvement strategies.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. Engineering or Supply Chain Management Degree a plus.
  • 2-5 years of supply chain or production operational experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 2 years of working experience using an Enterprise Resource Planning system.
  • Advanced level in MS Office tools, especially Excel and Access.
  • Knowledge of MRP (Materials Requirements Planning) scheduling techniques and familiarity with product processing required.
  • Strong interpersonal, supplier relation, analytical, and PC skills are essential. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and push suppliers to hit commitment dates.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.



  • Extang offers competitive pay, and the opportunity for annual increases
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision health insurance
  • A matched 401k savings program to plan and save for your retirement
  • Paid vacation and time off to ensure time with your family and a work/life balance
  • Tuition reimbursement to continue in college or pursue other skills
  • Discounts on great Extang and Truck Hero products for you, your family, and friends


  • Please take a moment to provide us your resume and/or complete our online application. You will quickly receive an acknowledgment that you applied, and we will follow up with you again shortly.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Open Date 11/19/2020  
Req Number SUP-20-00018  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift First  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  

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