Senior Production Scheduler – Aerospace, Mechanical, Defence, Blue-Chip organisation
Our client is looking for a Master Production Scheduler, the successful candidate should have extensive experience working as a planner, scheduler, production control within a technology company (ideally mechanical/aerospace). Ideally with master scheduling experience in a large blue-chip matrix organisation. This role offers a very competitive salary and benefits package.
As a Senior Production Scheduler your main responsibilities will involve:
Integrating the forecast from Sales & Business Development for the business unit; effectively balancing the budget, forecast, and backlog to create a supply plan monitoring the factory capacities, inventory & customer requirements; producing a master production schedule to control and pace both internal production and the external supply chain. Providing these analyses to the monthly SIOP process.
Lead the strategic make/buy process.
Coordinate the Strategic planning of the planning BOM & routing structure
Review the relevant customer commitments and performance metrics
Loading the master production schedule and driving MRP
Ensuring alignment between MPS and sales order/contract requirements
Track production to schedule to ensure meeting committed delivery dates.
Conduct material availability analysis for proposed schedule changes
Monitor material budget vs actual
Owner of Supply Plan for SIOP process
As a Master Production Scheduler your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
Experience working as a planner, scheduler, production control, and buyer within a technology company (ideally mechanical/aerospace)
Strong production planning skills/experience is essential for this role
Prior master scheduling experience in a matrix organisation
APICS certification is ideal but not essential
Bachelor degree in Business, Operations, Supply Chain or related field
Project management experience
Understand standard enterprise resource planning (ERP)
Able to work to financial and time sensitive constraints
Have detailed knowledge of manufacturing planning, master production scheduling, product definition, inventory control, materials requirements planning, capacity requirements planning shop floor control, warehousing, transportation, and purchasing business functions
Keywords: Production Planning, planning, APICS, Aerospace, defence, MRP, Supply Chain, Production, Manufacturing, Mechanical.
Senior Production Scheduler – Aerospace, Defence, Mechanical, Blue-Chip organisation
Location: Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Salary: negotiable plus 5% bonus, 12% pension and excellent benefits, flexi time