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Manufacturing Production Scheduler

Company: Weatherford
Location: Wallingford
Posted on: May 16, 2024

Job Description:


Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, world-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Weatherford is hiring a Manufacturing Production Scheduler for our Wallingford facility. The Manufacturing Scheduler will be working within a supportive, inclusive team in a fast-paced, progressive environment. Weatherford provides training, excellent benefits and fantastic career progression.

The Manufacturing Scheduler is responsible for ensuring the timely execution of production activities on shop floor by creating, monitoring, and adjusting the production schedule in line with demand and capacity constraints.


Maintains the highest standards of corporate governance, ensuring that all activities are carried out ethically and in compliance with Company's Security, Compliance & HSE policies, Management System, relevant laws, regulations, standards, and industry practices and complies with the Company's Rules to Live By

Places Quality, Health & Safety, Security and protection of the Environment as core values while never intentionally placing employees, our processes, customers or the communities in which we live and work at risk

Seeks continual improvement in Health, Safety, Security & protection of the Environment, taking into account responsible care, process vulnerabilities, public, customer and employee inputs, knowledge and technology and best business practices to exceed customer expectations

Supervisors & Managers should demonstrate effective safety leadership for the health and safety arrangements of all subordinates and for any persons visiting them while on the Company premises


Responsible for being familiar with the Company's Quality policies and takes an active role in the compliance and improvement of Weatherford's Management System

Maintains service quality as immediate priorities when working across all areas of the business and continually seeks areas for improvement


Create detailed production schedules that align with demand, resource availability, and manufacturing capabilities.

Assess capacity and workload weekly, implementing measures to prevent overload.

Eliminate shop overload by distributing the load evenly among work centers with similar capability and establish outsourcing plan wherever needed.

Coordinate with production [ Assembly and machine shop], to ensure schedules are realistic and achievable.

Respond promptly to changes in demand or production disruptions, adjusting the schedule as necessary.

Monitor production progress, ensuring that WO operation start/request dates are achieved as planned.

Ensure Work orders with outside process operations are sent on time to suppliers.

Optimize production sequences to minimize lead times and maximize resource utilization.

Collaborate with the manufacturing planner to align daily production schedules with monthly and weekly manufacturing plans.

Work with warehouse team to ensure that required materials are pulled and staged for scheduled Work orders.

Evaluate potential schedule risks and develop mitigation strategies through outsourcing.

Provide regular updates to management on schedule adherence, highlighting any deviations and corrective actions taken.


Maintains effective communications with all key stakeholders both internal and where appropriate external

Supervisors & Managers should clearly communicate expectations, roles and responsibilities to their reports


All employees have an accountability to the organisation to be financially responsible whether they are in charge of a function budget or simply their own expenses

Costs incurred should be within approved budget, processed within agreed time frames & following the relevant financial policy and procedure


Employees have a responsibility for developing their own careers within the Company including completing all necessary function, compliance & business standards training to enhance their knowledge, skills and experience

Employees should engage on a regular basis with their line manager to discuss their personal performance, objectives and opportunities to enhance their skills and experience to support their career potential

Supervisors are expected to actively engage their employees to support talent management through Weatherford's performance management process, including but not limited to talent assessments, succession planning & regular coaching opportunities

Supervisors should collaborate with Human Resources & Training Development to drive strategies for the recruitment & retention of key personal & to foster an environment that supports the attraction & retention of a high performing talented workforce


Demonstrates leadership, ethical behaviour and adherence to Weatherford standards at all times

Identify process problems and concerns and make recommendations for innovative solutions and corrective actions to achieve desirable results, help the company better manage cost on supplies and supplier services.



University Degree/Diploma &/or 4+ years related experience

Legally authorized to work

Minimum 2 years of experience in shop floor manufacturing planning

Ability to interact in English and potentially other language relevant in local hub

Intermediate Excel user and proficient in MS Office suite

Experience in ERP systems


Bachelors degree in Supply Chain, Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) or Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Sourcing Certificate

6+ years of experience in a scheduling, supply chain position


ID 2024-241337


Position Type Regular Full-Time

Keywords: Weatherford, New England , Manufacturing Production Scheduler, Professions , Wallingford, Northeast

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