Inventory Scheduler Activar Construction Products Group Eden Prairie

Title Inventory Scheduler
Date 2020
Company Activar Construction Products Group
City Eden Prairie

Short Description :

Hot air, electrical hazards, and flames Understanding of all tools, gages, equipment, and other various instruments used to perform position Requires the ability to plan, evaluate, and control material flow and manufacturing processes Shop environment ,…

Full Description :

Activar's Construction Products Group (ACPG) is hiring an Inventory Scheduler at our Eden Prairie location. This exciting Inventory Scheduler position offers stability, a comprehensive benefits package, excellent training, inspiring management, and strong team environment.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM- 3:30 PM
Pay: $16.00 - $20.00/hr. DOQ


This position is responsible for administering inventory and production control planning in support of the production schedule. The Inventory Scheduler is responsible for creating and maintaining production orders, tracking and updating late sales orders and transfer orders utilizing Stock IQ (planning software), MRP and Kanban methodologies to meet the daily production requirements.


  • Validate Stock IQ (previously Rockysoft) recommendations daily and issue production orders and transfer orders accordingly.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels; relaying all critical info. Interface with Customer Service Department, Production Supervisors, Warehouse Personnel, Buyers, and Sales Personnel.
  • Expedite the flow of materials from initial order through procurement, receipt, inspection, production and shipment of the end product when needed.
  • Release production orders for manufacturing.
  • Change the quantity and timing of production orders and requisitions as required by changes to inventory or demand.
  • Ensure materials are available to meet manufacturing build requirements.
  • Assists in prioritizing the production schedule.
  • Maintain full working knowledge of all processes.
  • Ensure a clean and organized work environment.
  • Adhere to all company standards and policies.
  • Conduct himself/herself in a professional manner in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Possesses knowledge of MRP and operations flow.
  • Requires the ability to plan, evaluate, and control material flow and manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows applications and the capacity to learn new systems.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills and effective organizational skills.
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Tenacity in overcoming obstacles while maintaining productive and positive working relationships.
  • Ability to execute in a rapidly changing fast paced environment that requires strong team work.
  • Understanding of all tools, gages, equipment, and other various instruments used to perform position.
  • Basic ability to understand blue prints, schematics, and instrumentation diagrams.
  • Skill in performing accurate arithmetic functions involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; using decimals, percentages, fractions, and ratios.


  • Equivalent of high school diploma or G.E.D. certification.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a similar manufacturing setting.


  • Advanced degree.
  • Shop environment experience and knowledge of lean manufacturing practices.
  • Experience with Microsoft Navision (NAV) ERP software.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk throughout the building. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand and/or walk for prolonged periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel or crouch.

The employee must regularly lift up to 60 pounds and move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The employee may be required to work with hazardous materials. The employee may be exposed to hot surfaces, hot air, electrical hazards, and flames. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works with moving machinery and occasionally in outside weather.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 to $20.00 /hour


  • Rockysoft: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Inventory Scheduling: 1 year (Required)
  • Planner: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Stock IQ: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Eden Prairie, MN (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement

Typical start time:

  • 7AM

Typical end time:

  • 4PM

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends
  • Day shift
  • 8 hour shift

Company's website:


Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

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