Manufacturing Employee Scheduling Software

Keep Your Operation Running Smoothly, Efficiently, and Safely



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Trusted by Leading Manufacturers Worldwide

AK Steel (acquired by Cleveland-Cliffs) reduced absenteeism by 38 percent using our solution to standardize and automate scheduling processes.

According to The Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte Consulting LLP, 22 percent of manufacturing workers, along with their unique skill sets, will be retiring in the next ten years.

Surveys of manufacturers with shift work and overtime practices report some employees average up to 500 hours of overtime annually.

Ensure Smooth Operations

Respond quickly and efficiently to changing labor needs.

  • Create new schedules in minutes based on production volumes.
  • Fill open shifts automatically with qualified and available employees.
  • Handle unexpected changes, such as callouts and order demand swings, with robust day-of tools.
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Control Labor and Overtime Costs

Reduce wasteful overtime and overstaffing to drive higher cost-efficiency.

  • Assign straight-time employees or tap into flex labor pools before bringing in overtime.
  • Identify and reassign extra employees to production lines that need them the most.
  • Gain clear visibility into current and forecast overtime stats to stay on budget.
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Reduce Turnover

Keep employees satisfied and reduce turnover rates with flexible and fair schedules.

  • Collect and accommodate employee schedule  preferences seamlessly.
  • Keep employees engaged and productive with online self-service and mobile apps.
  • Build fairness and trust by equalizing overtime distribution among employees.
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5 Reasons Manufacturers Choose Shiftboard


Tailor-Fit Scheduling Automation

Match the particular scheduling processes and rules at each site, plant, and unit with highly flexible configurations.


Manufacturing Specific Functionality

Handle manufacturing-specific scheduling scenarios such as production line shutdowns, worker shuffles, job rotation, and more.


Continuous Optimization

Create the best possible schedule with an always-on optimization engine that analyzes and recommends assignments for the best coverage, cost, and compliance outcomes.


Overtime Equalization

Ensure fair hour assignments among employees with exclusive OT detection and equalization mechanisms.

Employee Scheduling for Manufacturing: A Best Practices Guide

Learn six best practices to develop an employee scheduling strategy to improve productivity and reduce costs.

Shiftboard for Manufacturing Solution Sheet 

Learn more about how Shiftboard’s solutions can help you lower costs, increase efficiency, and improve safety.

At LUSH, we utilize technology to specifically assist in scheduling our staff in a manner that accommodates their needs, while also ensuring that our staffing strategy meets the needs of the business. We will further refine the ways in which we schedule our staff to better serve them, and also help us achieve operational excellence.


Alan Nair, Labor Scheduling Project Lead, LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics
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