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IDEX Master Scheduler in West Henrietta, New York

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses at around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.


IDEX Health & Science -Rochester


Master Scheduler


Rochester, NY


Director of Operations


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IDEX Corporation is a leading manufacturer of diversified products in industries ranging across health, science, safety, fire, and fluidics. Operating in 24 countries, IDEX is an innovative and rapidly growing company, focused on delivering excellence through diverse, winning teams. With a strong reputation for providing career growth opportunities, IDEX is a lean, non-bureaucratic and high performing environment. We’re a global provider of applied solutions serving a variety of markets. These include life science and medical technologies, process industry and infrastructure related applications, industrial/municipal fire, and rescue - to name just a few.


IDEX Health & Science- Rochester, Filters/Semrock, group – based in Rochester, New York – develops and manufactures high-performance optical thin-film filters that set the standard for biotech and analytical instrumentation. The Semrock/Filters group is a rapidly growing, with revenue from both the volume OEM sales of tailored products and from the sales of standard catalog products to end-users. Semrock’s optical filter products are set apart by their state-of-the-art performance and reliability. Major markets include optical filters for fluorescence imaging and measurement systems, for Raman spectroscopy systems, and for laser-based analytical instrumentation.


The Master Scheduler will be responsible for creating, managing, coordinating and administering the production scheduling process, incorporating several inputs into an aggregated Master Production Schedule (MPS) daily. Will work with Sales, Supply Chain and Operations teams to develop and manage forecast for long range material planning while considering current inventory, obsolescence, lead times, and production capacity, while serving as a resource to achieve the business objectives in Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost (SQDC).

The successful candidate will own the MPS and be responsible for updates based on input from Sales, Customers, and the SIOP process. The Master Scheduler will work with Operations and Supply Chain to determine which products will be built on forecast or discreet jobs and update ERP accordingly. This role will coordinate daily with Operations and Supply Chain to ensure attainable schedules are in place that material procurement can accommodate. The Master Scheduler will collaborate with Operations, Supply Chain, and Finance to set appropriate finished goods and material WIP for the business.


  • Maintain MPS and make updates as required. Publish all changes

  • Understand current value stream capacity and set production schedules to ensure on-time delivery

  • Effectively balance new production and any customer returns, meeting committed ship dates

  • Manage production and forecast schedules in ERP system (JDE)

  • Conduct weekly Ship/Stock Analysis meetings with all value stream owners

  • Create and release work orders as needed

  • Establishes daily/weekly/monthly build schedules with value stream owners that align with MPS requirements

  • Provide production schedule updates daily for Daily Management Meetings

  • Participate in projects teams during Rapid Improvement Events (RIE’s),

  • Create and maintain delivery/schedule metrics that drive improvement activity

  • Make recommendations for and implement continuous improvement initiatives

  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • BA/BS in a technical field or business with minimum 5 years of manufacturing experience or Associates degree in a technical field and 10 years of relevant manufacturing experience.

  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing, Scheduling, and Capacity management

  • 5 years of experience leading volume manufacturing in a high-mix environment on product with large bills of materials BOM’s > 50 parts per unit.

  • Production planning experience required.


  • JDE or Oracle experience preferred.

  • Optics experience preferred


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.


If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

IDEX Health & Science LLC, a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team.