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Master Scheduler

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.


Job Summary:

Responsible for the generation of timely, accurate Production Schedules detailing types and amounts of products to be produced in order to meet projected demand. Utilizes historical information, current trend data, and inputs from ZOLL Chelmsford MPS and S&OP process, as well as knowledge of manufacturing capacity to provide a detailed production build schedule to Production and Materials.


  • Analyzes historical and forecasted sales to develop the weekly Master Production Schedule considering all demand and requirements for production loading into ERP. 
  • Maintains and communicates a valid time-phased master schedule 
  • Maintains accurate data to support the master scheduling process (i.e. lead times, lot sizes, shelf life and other operating rules and conditions) 
  • Balances and reconciles demand/supply in short term horizon to meet customer requirements within established policies 
  • Implements, executes and maintains Master Production Schedule policies and work instructions to ensure stability and responsiveness 
  • Maintains and provides valid Available to Promise data 
  • Identifies and resolves potential supply and demand conflicts  
  • Utilizes “what if” simulations to evaluate proposed MPS changes to determine impact executing approved changes effectively 
  • Recommends disposition of obsolete or slow moving inventories as appropriate 
  • Participates with Manufacturing Engineering in the structure of Bills of Material 
  • Participates in the S&OP process and meetings 
  • Responsible for master production planning metrics including Schedule Efficiency and Attainment, root cause and corrective action.
    Success Factors/Key Metrics:
  • Accurate schedules that promote efficient production 
  • Elimination of production interruptions and reduction of line change-overs 
  • Control of on-hand inventory


  • Ability to read and comprehend and prepare complex instructions, detailed presentations and other communications in English.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one or in a group situation
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical functions at a high school level. 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in different situations. 
  • Strong computer skills required. Ability to utilize Microsoft products, Agile and Oracle software and other ERP systems. 
  • Certificates and Licenses:  May obtain fork lift certification 
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: None


Education: BS/BA degree in Supply Chain, business, or technical field and/or 5 - 10 years relevant experience with direct exposure to Purchasing, Shipping, Receiving and Inventory Control. Relevant experience may be substituted for formal education. APICS Certification Preferred


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.