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Dura-Line Production Scheduler (Elyria, OH)

At Dura-Line, we aspire to create a more connected world, because we believe every company, every community, every person deserves the chance to advance their lives through better access to high-speed broadband. We take pride in our state-of-the-art quality products and being recognized a key partner with all of the major telecommunications companies across the world. In one year, Dura-Line produced over 1.4 billion feet of digital network infrastructure. Dura-Line creates what connects us. Every time you pick up your cell phone, log into the internet, or use your i-anything, it’s because our HDPE pathways protect that delicate string of glass called a fiber optic cable that carries everything from precious pictures of your puppy to the latest sports scores. Your safety, health, family, work, entertainment…your whole life; that’s our connection.

Dura-Line is committed to Advancing the World together! We are currently hiring for a driven and focused onsite Production Scheduler in our Elyria, OH facility to manage and plan production, establish priority, tracks inventory levels, drive and implement improvements to help efficiency through effective scheduling, changeover reduction, line speed, while coordinating multiple projects regarding 5S, Lean, and Continuous Improvement.


This is a critical role that will develop clearly defined production goals, equipment scheduling with RTO/Manpower planning. You will focus on providing an accurate daily, weekly, and monthly schedule with flexibility for last minute amendments, provide reliable forecasting, and manage scheduling functions to maintain on-time deliveries of products to customers.


We are looking for a shark, a go-getter, a problem solver that thrives in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Must be able to manage different projects, work closely with inventory & production, and feels empowered to make decisions. We will need someone who can hit the ground running with little to no training


Collaboration & effective communication skills are key to drive continuous improvement and employee relations. We need someone that is not afraid to challenge current manufacturing strategies and processes to assure the best customer service levels and can partner with the Materials Manager to coordinate purchasing and supplier activity with the production schedule.


Must have hands-on experience overseeing and scheduling production as a production scheduler, production planner, supply chain management, or capacity planner in a manufacturing, logistic or Operation environment (extrusion/plastics background is a plus). Adaptability and flexibility will be beneficial in making last minute logic-based decisions that won’t delay or disturb production flow. You must be able to influence others without authority and engage all team members at the sites whether is conducting daily Gemba walks, participating in team meetings, and interacting with the cross-functional teams.


What else is needed for this role?

  • Great organizational & analytical skills will be critical in this role as you monitor plant production schedules, assign priorities based on customer needs, and determine shipment commitments for all customer orders, evaluate feasibility against material availability
  • Project Management & Effective Communication skills are key as you will manage different projects onsite, prepare and present daily operations KPI reports & success rate, and interface with quality to review/resolve issues affecting the manufacturing schedule
  • Must be at proficient level of experience utilizing Microsoft Office products for data gathering, reporting, data entry, and presentations. Any additional experience with manufacturing programs (Focused in Production Scheduling, Order Management, Inventory Control, Distribution and Manufacturing) such as SharePoint, SAP/ERP Systems, material requirements planning (MRP), CRM Enterprise software tools would be a PLUS!
  • Documented certification training such as APICS a plus


We need an exceptionally passionate and innovative individual that is self-motivated and comfortable working autonomously to join us and grow within our forward-thinking organization. We are looking to advance as a company & want the right people on our team!


Why should you join our team? We will invest in your skills and development to support long-term growth while you advance in your career and seek innovative opportunities and initiatives. We offer a competitive salary, great benefits, relocation assistance, 401k with company match, PTO, holidays, and much more!  


Join Our Team: Discover how Dura-Line creates what connects us. Every day, in the little ways and the big ones, our lives depend on clear, consistent, reliable communication. Check out our products, history, and testimonials at

Join Our Team: Dura-Line offers all its employees an exciting work environment and provides career opportunities in a continuously growing company. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce that represents our global customer base. Check out our products, history, and testimonials at 

Dura-Line is part of a community of companies, known as Orbia, bound together by a shared purpose: to advance life around the world. Orbia’s business groups have a collective focus on insuring food security, reducing water scarcity, reinventing the future of cities and homes, connecting communities to data infrastructure, and expanding access to health and wellness with advanced materials. The business groups include Precision Agriculture, Building and Infrastructure, Fluor, Polymer Solutions, and Data Communications, which collectively pursue human centric solutions to global challenges.

Elyria, OH, US, 44035

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron