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Production Scheduler II

Location: Pawtucket, RI


ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives, and software solutions to improve efficiency. With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach, as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service. ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save the lives of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest. From Real CPR Help® technology—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart. But none of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we’re invested in their success.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Join our team. It’s a great time to be a part of ZOLL!

Primary Purpose:  Responsible for the entry of the finished good forecast into the MRP system.  Monitors and updates the monthly safety stock quantities based on three month averages.  Processes all work orders based on MRP outputs and reviews completed production schedules for accuracy and timeliness.  Monitors compliance with the production schedule and adjusts schedule based on inputs from productions and the deletion of forecasted product once built.  Utilizes the ERP system to complete work orders back flushing and placing finished good on hand with quantity, lot number and expiration dating.  Tracks negative WIP quantities noting locations and actions taken to resolve problems.

Scope of Duties:  Production Scheduling:  100%

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

  • Interfaces effectively with multiple departments and individuals to include:  Production Manager, Production Leads, Finance, Sales, Purchasing, Quality and Warehousing.
  • On an on-going basis, monitors the production process developing and driving adherence to the established schedule.  Manages this critical responsibility working closely with Production.  Monitors compliance with schedule and recommends the timely implementation of adjustments needed to meet expectations.

Success Factors/Key Metrics:

  • Development and implementation of timely, accurate production schedules
  • Elimination of production interruptions
  • Development of strong, professional relations with key personnel involved in the production process


  • 5-7 years of experience in manufacturing with exposure to medical device production desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience/expertise in the use of advanced ERP inventory control systems
  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline such as Logistics/Materials Management or Business – appropriate experience may be substituted for formal education.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity.  Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. 

ADA:  The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990