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Master Scheduler

Date:  Sep 13, 2022

Chattanooga, TN, US, 37405

Req ID:  23289
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

The Master Scheduler generates, incorporates, and accomplishes most schedules pertaining to planning and production.  The Master Scheduler analyzes and resolves all manufacturing issues that could negatively affect production.  The Master Scheduler serves as the liaison between KA distributors and CMO on all matters relating to orders for machines and attachments, scheduling, availability, delivery and shipment of same.  This information is communicated to the distributor (DB) and KA Regional Sales.


Average annual production is 2,000 units across 15-20 product lines.  Annual production orders issued, maintained and sequenced to build these units equals approximately 10,000. This production supports   Average inventory is ~$30 million dollars in raw materials with inventory turns at ~12 annually.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare the daily and monthly Production Plans for Hydraulic Excavator and Tracked Forestry machines which includes all associated sub-components.
  • Participate in bi-weekly Sales and Operation Planning meetings.
  • Monitor inventory levels of in-house fabricated components.
  • Participating in annual physical inventory preparation, counting and reconciliation.
  • Maintain SAP Bill of Material, Routings and Warehouse Master data.
  • Other tasks as needed



  • BS degree in business or engineering and 3-5 yrs manufacturing planning and scheduling experience
  • Detailed knowledge of forecasting, production planning and inventory control
  • Knowledge of SAP Material Master, Production Planning, Sales & Distribution
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel VBA, Access database administration a plus) 
  • Data Analytic tools (Python, R, MySQL, PowerBi) a plus

Additional Information

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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