Riken Americas Corporation


Building Our Team for the Future

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Production Scheduler is responsible for scheduling production of thermoplastic elastomer compounds and polyvinyl chloride compounds and inventory management based on customer requirements and resource availability.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Comply with all environmental, health safety and quality standards, including ISO
  • Adhere to all safety and ISO standards related to job responsibilities
  • Maintain a mindset of continuous improvement, recommending process changes as needed
  • Oversee inventory cycle counting process
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Work with Sales, Production, and Customer Service to schedule daily/weekly/monthly production
  • Schedule production based on customer requirements and resource availability to optimize the utilization and efficiency of the equipment and minimize the transportation and raw material impact
  • Manage raw material data sheets and place material orders
  • Support capacity planning efforts by collaborating with the Production team


  • Associate degree or higher, or equivalent in work experience
  • Two years’ related experience
  • Basic to Intermediate level proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; ERP experience a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills with strong focus on follow-up and attention to detail
  • Ability to identify and solve problems
  • Team oriented with ability to function on own
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and flexibility to adapt to changing business situations
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must work under deadlines with changing priorities
  • Must be able to handle various situations as they arise in a professional manner
  • Must be able to take on new assignments as required


  • Bonus potential
  • 401k
  • Work/Life balance
  • Wellness program

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to a diverse workforce.

Please email resume and salary requirements to kwilcox@rec-ky.com

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