Production Planner/Scheduler

Date:  Sep 6, 2022
Location:  East Windsor
Company:  Shiseido
Country/Region:  US
Custom Field 4:  Employee (Permanent)
Company:  Shiseido

Apply to join Shiseido Americas, one of the top cosmetics companies in the world! For 150 years, Shiseido has celebrated the power of beauty  - we are PEOPLE FIRST and strive for BEAUTY INNOVATIONS FOR A BETTER WORLD.


Shiseido offers competitive salaries based on experience and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • 401k with 4% employer contributions
  • 14 paid company holidays
  • 23 days annual PTO for all new hires
  • Generous bonus program
  • 40% employee discounts for our brands
  • $1,000 company gratis program
  • Tuition reimbursement and much more!


We encourage our employees to grow their skillsets through learning and development courses as well as advance their careers through internal mobility opportunities. Here at the Shiseido Manufacturing Plant located in East Windsor, NJ, we work to show our employees appreciation by providing year-round opportunities to volunteer and donate to charity, enjoy annual employee appreciation celebrations, and rewards for exemplary safety practices. Learn more about joining our team below and at



Job Summary: 

The Production Scheduler will have a strong understanding of the production process and be able to generate and maintain effective daily, weekly and monthly schedules. They will communicate and post schedules, solve production problems, seek to improve processes, and help fulfill company expectations to ensure deadlines are met by committed date. They can expect to play a major role in helping our company reach its Adherence/Attainment objectives.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Create and maintain short term production schedules weekly and out months 1, 2 and 3
  • Assign labor and resources in the most effective manner
  • Assist with updating current tools as plant moves from legacy planning system to SAP environment
  • Provide quick responses to production resource issues
  • Identify problems and help improve processes
  • Use available software to generate reports and schedules
  • Ensure that production deadlines are met
  • Support Short Term Capacity Planning including:
    • Work with Production and Planning teams to develop realistic production plans
    • Host Weekly/Monthly Supply Review meetings with management team
  • Be a key contributor to SAP implementation including:
    • Assist with scheduling design template to ensure seamless information transfer between systems
    • Work closely with production and SAP teams to align on required master data for resources and labor
    • Support the successful cleanse of master data prior to load
    • Assist with report development using SAP data and Excel
  • Work with the planning department to understand the timing of components delivery


Working Relationships/Key Stakeholders:

  • Production
  • Planning
  • Material Supply
  • Customer Service              
  • New Product Commercialization 
  • S&OP Teams


Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Education – Supply Chain degree or 3 to 5 years of relevant experience
  • Strong proficiency and experience with scheduled planning in SAP
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to create and understand reports to make production decisions
  • A desire to promote the success of the organization and production and planning staff
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Willingness and ability to challenge data and drive results
  • Able to learn systems quickly
  • Able to analyze various data sets



Our Principles serve as the working principles that every Shiseido employee must follow. These eight working principles – known as “TRUST 8” – are based on the idea that mutual trust is the key to succeeding in Our Mission.

  1. THINK BIG – Adapt a big-picture perspective. Deliver new values through creativity.
  2. TAKE RISKS – Embrace risk. Practice “Trial & Error & Trial”.
  3. HANDS ON – Consider front-line realities when making decisions. Take the lead from end-to-end.
  4. COLLABORATE – Break free from the silo mentality. Leverage the diverse capabilities of colleagues.
  5. BE OPEN – Be transparent. Create an environment that encourages everyone to speak up – even if it is bad news.
  6. ACT WITH INTEGRITY – Be sincere and humble at all times.
  7. BE ACCOUNTABLE – Commit to the goal. Take accountability for the execution.
  8. APPLAUD SUCCESS – Create a culture that celebrates success.

Shiseido is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by Federal, State or Local law

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