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We are Hydro, a global family of 34,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium, energy, metal recycling, batteries and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our People matter the most to make the difference.

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Customer Supply Chain Coordinator/Scheduler

Hydro  Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standards profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.  Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 34,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.

Job Location: Sidney, OH


Summary: Analyze, interpret, and enter Customer orders into MRP system.  Plan/develop production schedules to maximize production efficiency, minimize inventory, and to meet all Customer requirements.  Serve as primary Customer contact for Sidney Operations.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Use date from Customers to create sales orders in MRP system.  Customer data can be retrieved via fax, email, or EDI.
  • Build weekly Master Production Schedule for all Finished Goods.  MPS should support specific machines or work centers.  Communicate MPS to Plant Management and Production teams.
  • Develop complete understanding of production capacities and capabilities – machine rates, historic OEE, and availability of manpower.  MPS calculations should support these factors.
  • Build weekly forecasts by Customer. Publish weekly to Plant Management.
  • Provide significant input with regards to overtime, manning, and safety stock requirements.  Escalate all issues if/when necessary.
  • Communicate expected delivery dates to Customers.  Ensure preemptive communication to Customers for any/all issues that may impact On-Time Delivery.
  • As primary Customer contact, work with various departments and functions to resolve shipping concerns, invoicing errors, and credit lines.
  • Maintain timely documentation for On-Time Delivery.
  • Communicate any/all known material shortages to Buyer.  Escalate if/when necessary.
  • Assist Production and other departments or functions with investigation of inventory discrepancies.  Identify root cause for inaccuracies and suggest solutions for improvement.
  • Assist with absenteeism within functional department (as needed).



Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years experience with modern MRP system is required. 
  • SAP experience is preferred. 
  • Microsoft Excel skills are required.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage priorities is required.
  • Basic supervisory/management skills are required.  Ability to effectively lead by example and lead a motivated work team.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to colleagues, management, and Customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate as a key member of a high performance work team.



Education and Work Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum A.S. degree in relevant field is preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of Production Control/Scheduling experience required.  Master Scheduling and experience interfacing with Customers is preferred.



Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave

At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.


Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing this form or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.

Posted on:  Jun 11, 2021

Sidney, OH, US, 45365

Department:  Supply Chain
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati

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