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Master Scheduler

Toledo, OH, US, 43604

Based in Toledo, Ohio, Libbey Inc. is one of the largest glass tableware manufacturers in the world. Libbey operates manufacturing plants in the U.S., Mexico, China, Portugal and the Netherlands. In existence since 1818, the company supplies tabletop products to retail, foodservice and business-to-business customers in over 100 countries. Additional information is available at


Libbey is hiring a Master Scheduler to join our materials planning team. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining strategic inventory supply plans.  This includes creating Master Production Schedules (MPS) for Libbey’s U.S. factories as well as utilizing Libbey’s Global Affiliates and third-party partners for capacity management. The Master Scheduler ensures an adequate supply of product to service customer needs while minimizing working inventory investment by assessing demand activity. This position will also optimize the balance between fill rates, replenishment costs, transportation costs and inventory levels.   


Qualified candidates will have an ability to problem solve, think analytically, have a high sense of urgency, be able to make rational decisions based on sound judgement and embrace a culture of collaboration and teamwork.


  • Responsible for developing operating plans and setting inventory turn objectives and meeting those goals
  • Inventory planning of specific product lines
  • Create and maintain work orders and/or purchase orders by analyzing supply requirements from MRP
  • Identify current/potential product shortages, develop, and execute recovery, implement corrective action plans
  • Actively teaming with plant production to implement the MPS to optimize their constraints while still meeting the customer’s expectations
  • Coordinate all replenishment activities including working with factories, suppliers, and international logistics
  • Maintain close contact on capabilities and capacities of third-party supplier factories
  • Maintain a working knowledge and relationship with key stakeholders including the global supply base, Sales, Marketing, and Global Sourcing as appropriate


Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with preferred major in Operations, Supply Chain, Purchasing, International Business or equivalent experience
  • One to three years’ experience in product planning and/or supply chain
  • APICS or other professional certification desirable
  • Experience within an enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment required
  • Experience working with multiple manufacturing and distribution facilities desirable; plant operations experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills.  Willing to actively engage in teaming with others when required
  • Listen and share knowledge, communicating differing perspectives developing strong business relationships
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills
  • Can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal
  • Detail-oriented and thorough follow-up necessary
  • Work closely with stakeholders
  • Develop relationships that can be leveraged appropriately and as needed
  • Bilingual, desirable


Libbey Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, age, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other federal, state, or local protected class.