Scheduling Coordinator – Surprise, AZ

Our Pet Segment is seeking a Scheduling Coordinator to be a part of our CPHE Team based in Surprise, AZ. The Scheduling Coordinator will establish, review and maintain production schedules for assigned work centers to ensure that the master production schedule is being executed in order to meet promised delivery dates.

Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA), is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the pet, lawn and garden supplies markets. Please see our website for additional company information –


  • Daily analysis, planning, and review of work center capacity based on requirements loaded by Demand Planner(s).

  • Verify production reporting accuracy and work together with Demand Planner(s), Production, Sales and Customer Service to ensure that schedules are met.

  • Communicate with Sales and Customer Service on status of sales orders and estimated completion as needed.

  • Attend scheduled production meetings. Communicate with various departments on any potential production issues or needs.

  • Work with raw material coordinator to implement material substitutions as needed and communicate as required.

  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to receive PO’s, both physically and electronically (through SAP).

  • Interface with vendors on PO’s and coordinate deliveries.

  • Oversee the creating and closing of work orders for the production floor and analyze finished goods inventory levels to maintain adequate supply.

  • Participate in related staff, team and/or task group meetings to ensure the continuous improvement of processes, methods, productivity and quality, while reducing costs. Participate in in-house training programs.

  • Other duties as assigned or required.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred

  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience, required

  • SAP knowledge required.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others, using skill and diplomacy and have the ability to work with all levels of the organization.

  • Must possess knowledge in automated systems and terminology

  • Ability to develop and interpret related reports using spreadsheet, word processing and graphics software.

  • Ability to work within established health, safety and quality guidelines

  • Ability to organize the workload and meet deadlines.


  • Surprise, AZ office
  • Hours of work will generally be during regular business hours and average at least 40 hours a week.
  • There will be some variation in work hours due to employee shift schedules, special projects, deadlines, and other concerns.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


All successful applicants should expect to undergo a screening for prohibited levels of drugs prior to beginning employment.


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