Our client is a leading electronic manufacturing business based in South Yorkshire. The company currently require a talented Master Scheduler to join the business.
Purpose of the Role
Achieve customer satisfaction by ensuring delivery of the correct products on time, and with the required quantities. This will be possible by adequate scheduling, by managing internal capacity & demand.
The role is responsible for providing timely and accurate information pertaining to sales, inventory and operations planning to all stakeholders, cost control & improve factory productivity & efficiency
Develop local production plan along with scheduling and purchasing
Maintaining and assisting in the running of the production schedule by adhering to job start and completion dates
Assisting in defining and implementing balanced production plans & levelled schedules
Weekly reporting of KPI metrics showing volume of work and delays - highlighting key areas for improvement
Use analytical and quantitative methods to understand, predict and enhance supply chain processes
Meet individual targets set by the Operations Manager
Develop and maintain reports, helping to identify where the business can improve
Monitor the order intake & order book. Predict shortcomings, in particular under and overload situations and keep others updated as appropriate
Develop a Finished stock and WIP control system
Monitor and drive improvement
Identify production bottle necks
Participate in development and evaluation of what-if simulations to resolve demand-supply imbalances.
Bachelor's degree in relevant field
Planning experience within a technical manufacturing company
SIOP / IBP training courses and/or certification
Competent computer and analytical skills
Strong ability to time manage and prioritise work
Ability to work within a team, build rapport and credibility with colleagues
Demonstrate the ability to lead and facilitate progressive change
Self-starter capable of chasing issues to resolution
Detail & data driven
Critical thinking - can challenge assumptions
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
High level of computer literacy, experience with MS Office & ERP systems
Minimum of 5 A*s - Cs GCSEs
Understanding of MRP systems will be an advantage
Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package
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