Guest Supply, LLC

Master Scheduler

2 months ago
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Who We Are:

Gilchrist & Soames, a division of Guest Supply, is a leading provider of cosmetic-grade toiletry collections for world-class hotels, exclusive resorts and distinguished spa, inns and bed & breakfasts. Specializing in servicing the luxury market, our products can be found in over 6,000 properties in over 90 countries.


Guest Supply is a leading global manufacturer and distributor to the Travel and Leisure industry, providing products to over 25,000 hotels in 88 countries. Rapidly approaching a billion dollars in annual revenue, Guest Supply has grown its’ business by over 200% in the last 7 years. Guest Supply is also a wholly owned subsidiary of Sysco. Sysco is a 50 billion dollar, industry leading, global food and beverage distribution company, employing hundreds of thousands of employees worldwide and home to the 13th largest sales organization in the world.


The Opportunity:

As a Master Scheduler, you will play an essential role in planning and coordinating the production schedules including bulk formulation and the production of finished goods in order to efficiently manage inventory levels while meeting customer requirements.


Are You The One?

If you are a person who is meticulous with strong math skills, able to exercise good judgment without little supervisor and have excellent proficiency in relational databases and Excel, you can have a career at Gilchrist & Soames that challenges your intellect and develops your personal and professional career goals.


Position Details:

This position is responsible for planning and coordinating the production schedules including bulk formulation and the production of finished goods in order to efficiently manage inventory levels while meeting customer requirements.


  • Coordinates with sales, manufacturing and purchasing in developing plans to achieve appropriate inventory levels to meet the customers’ needs.
  • Consults the materials resource planning (MRP) system for information/data on future demand of product and materials.
  • Maintains and reviews the planning structure routinely in order to adjust for changes in customer requirements, logistical delays and equipment malfunction.
  • Consults and communicates with purchasing and forecasting concerning materials, inventory and customer requirements adapting the schedule as needed through the planning cycle.
  • Communicates and advises appropriate departments of changes to the master plan and related schedules.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, materials management or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in manufacturing and/or production planning.
  • Professional certification by the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) preferred.
  • Detail oriented and meticulous with strong math skills.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions with little supervision.
  • Strong proficiency with basic computer hardware and software (MS Excel and Access, LX, PeopleSoft, Prestige Scheduler, Phocas, various shop floor scheduling tools, queries and relational databases).
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills with a strong systems process orientation.
  • Flexible and able to adapt quickly in a changing environment.
  • Ability to analyze situations and react in a timely manner.


Here are just some of the benefits you will enjoy in this role:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Short and long term disability insurance
  • Flexible dependent and health spending accounts
  • Paid time off – vacation, sick and personal days



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 lbs.
  • While this position will primarily work in an office environment, travel, including overnight (approx. 30 %) may be required to attend company events, staff meetings, training sessions, customer meetings and/or industry or vendor trade shows.
  • May be required to utilize personal vehicle for business travel that may result in long periods of sitting. Must maintain a valid driver license with a driving record that meets Company minimum standards and maintain current automobile insurance coverage as set forth by Sysco.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Overtime work may be required depending on business needs.


NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job. This job overview in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the associate in this job. The associate will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description supersedes prior job descriptions. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and is subject to changes of business necessity.


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