Production Scheduler II

Full-time / Part-time:  FT - Employee
Exempt / Non-Exempt:  Salaried Non-Exempt

Washington, NC, US, 27889

Shift:  Home Shift 1
Requisition ID:  6826
Division:  Flanders

AAF International offers the most comprehensive clean air solutions available across the globe. Selling under the American Air Filter® and the AAF International® brand names, AAF International has been an industry pioneer since 1921 with manufacturing operations in 22 countries with over 6000 employees globally. Our products are the industry benchmarks for quality and performance. Our applications include commercial, industrial and residential solutions from the filters used in your home to the most critical cleanroom and power generation applications.

We are a member of the Daikin Group, the world's largest air conditioning provider with $30 billion in revenue and over 75,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1924, Daikin has grown into a diversified industrial manufacturing company offering solutions in clean, air, air conditioning, refrigeration, chemicals, oil hydraulics, defense systems and electronics.

Our culture of continuous improvement, safety, and world class operations is driven by our people-centered management philosophy. This philosophy is built around mutual selection: that while AAF seeks top talent people to join and deliver on our team, we also want each team member to receive job satisfaction, growth & development, and continued happiness in being a long-term member of the AAF family. This is fueled by our belief in treating our people, our supply partners, our customers and our environment with the trust and respect we each require, and our passion to give back to our community for our success.

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AAF International is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

POSITION OBJECTIVE:                                                                                                           

Responsible for determining realistic promise dates for customer orders and/or inventory levels.  Ensures that all time lines related to the purchasing and manufacturing are adhered to and proceeds in an efficient manner so that customer order dates are met.  Coordinates activities across departments to ensure that the entire organization is working together to meet current priorities, and communicates any changes in a timely manner.  Proactively works to resolve issues and prevent shortages and missed delivery dates.



  • Schedules orders to assist Production Management in ensuring optimum capacity utilization.
  • Establishes priorities for orders depending on production lead times and customer requirements.
  • Coordinates with production and engineering to verify that the schedule will work.  Uses capacity planning and maintain work centers.
  • Communicates with production to make sure the schedule is maintained and to solve scheduling problems.
  • Works with the Sales Department to provide input on premiums, ship dates, and related information
  • Regularly reviews current schedules and issues with management, sales and customer service, engineering, production, and purchasing.
  • Throughout the course of the manufacturing process, interacts with Sales ensuring that agreed upon service levels are met and manages their expectations for delivery dates as needed. Receives input from customers and/or sales about forecasted demands.  
  • In an effort to ensure that production demands can be met, consistently monitors the level of manufacturing supplies and other goods needed by manufacturing.
  • Establishes the production schedule to be followed by all related departments.
  • Sets order priorities.
  • Alerts Production Management to items that may be in jeopardy for shipment.
  • Coordinates closely with Purchasing to ensure prompt delivery of raw materials to support production demand
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.



  • This position is located in the US


  • Material Capacity Planning experience required.
  • Material Requirements Planning experience required
  • Prior work experience with manufacturing and distribution companies required. 
  • Should be knowledgeable and proficient with ERP/MRP planning systems.  ERP LX experience is preferred.


  •  2+ years experience in a manufacturing environment preferred


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required


  • License or certificates in any of the above mentioned trade skills are beneficial


  • Strong math skill is needed to be able to figure percentages, verify figures, and convert measurements.
  • Computer skills are needed to be able to type documents, enter data, and run reports.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a strong computer aptitude. 
  • Must be able to use various office equipment, such as computer, telephone, calculator, facsimile, copier and printer





  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Safety glasses are required at all times to protect against dust and particles.
  • Protective clothing must be worn at all times to protect against injury which may include cut resistant gloves, sleeves, aprons and gowns.
  • Closed toe shoes and long pants are required. Sleeveless shirts are prohibited in the warehouse and production areas.
  • Office environment




  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be able to sit at a desk for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to travel throughout the facility to obtain information needed to perform job functions.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, uniform servicemember status, age, disability or any other legally recognized protected personal characteristics.

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh
Nearest Secondary Market: Rocky Mount