Zekelman Industries

Master Scheduler

Job Locations US-MI-Troy | US-AZ-Chandler
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Salaried Full-Time

Job Description



Come join Z-Modular and help to reinvent the way multi-story steel buildings are designed and built.  Z-Modular is a steel modular company that designs and builds with HSS sections and our patented Vectorbloc connection system.  We build in a controlled factory environment and modules are shipped to the job site where they are erected in a very short time.  The work is new and exciting!


Z-Modular, a division of Zekelman Industries, is seeking a Master Scheduler for our facility located in Troy, MI. Reporting to the Director of Logistics and Scheduling. This position will support all four Z-Modular facilities creating and maintaining the master production plan, while connecting to the field service schedules to identify risks. The suitable candidate will be responsible for suppling weekly and monthly reports on production vs plan, risk analysis achieving customer requirements, and forecasted finished goods inventory.



  • Create a 0–24-month Master Production Plan for online and offline production. Utilize production capacity, taking into consideration the historical run rates, equipment maintenance, and process improvement implementation
  • Analyze and identify risks associated with the options built into the Master Production Plan, including manufacturing and raw materials lead-times
  • Collaborate with plant schedulers and other departments to execute accurate Production Plan and Schedules on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Perform supply & demand analysis each quarter, highlighting areas of concern for the next 3-12 months
  • Maintain finished goods inventory targets, based on site/customer requirements, and manage production to achieve targeted inventory levels
  • Monitor actual output versus the Master Production Plan
  • Identify gaps and drive solutions on production performance relative to the requested production schedule
  • Review project forecast with the Plant and Field Operations monthly and, suggest modifications consistent with knowledge of current and future needs
  • Timely reporting of key metrics
  • Support Manufacturing and Field service Operations by hosting monthly reviews; review quality levels, performance against schedule, inventory strategy, supply plan to meet demand, and resource implications. Update the Master Production Plan as necessary
  • Create and maintain 0–24-month Master Schedule tying in both Production Planning and Field Services Schedules. Analyze and identify risks between schedules monthly, report risks to all stakeholder
  • Serves as a primary point of contact for and liaison with field services, logistics, and manufacturing departments



  • Experience in Project Management software’s required: MS Projects and/or Primavera P6 preferred 
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 software strongly preferred
  • Strong computer skills and ability to learn quickly
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Strong problem solving, analysis, communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to manage complexity and resolve conflicts that arise from balancing multiple priorities
  • Legally eligible to work in the USA
  • Ability to travel to other Z-Modular locations including in Canada
  • Must be able to work independently and quicky adjust to a fast-paced, start-up environment
  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role
  • Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy


PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Office positions

  • Remain in stationary position for the majority of the day
  • Occasional movement inside the office to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc.
  • Ability to lift up to 10lbs
  • Ability to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity equipment, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer
  • Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time

Let’s make it EZ:

  • Competitive salary
  • Exceptional benefits – medical, vision, dental
  • Work from home policy for eligible employees
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) with generous company match and immediate vesting
  • Annual bonus/ incentive programs
  • Tuition reimbursement


Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low cost, high quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting and much more.




We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.


We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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