Master Production Scheduler

Bideford £ 38,000 - £ 40,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 012849

Due to continued expansion and growth a leading manufacturer is currently recruiting a Master Production Scheduler. Candidates must have experience in production planning, forecasting & capacity planning within complex manufacturing.


Commutable from: Bideford, Barnstaple, Taunton, Ilfracombe, Chumleigh, Woolacombe, Croyde, South Molton

Salary: £ 38,000 - £ 40,000 p.a. + pension + discounted gym + life assurance + cycle to work scheme

Suitable for: Production Scheduler, Production Planner, Master Scheduler, Production Controller, Senior Production Planning, Planning Manager, Production Controller, Material Controller.


The Role

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Master Production Scheduler will be responsible for the following:

Integrating forecast from Sales and Business Development into the demand plan
Produce Master production schedule
Managing SIOP
Defining the daily and weekly production plans
Manage capacity planning and resources to ensure products are completed On Time In Full
Maintain and update the ERP and MRP system
Conduct scenario analysis and recovery plans
Coordinate NPI into production and end of life planning balancing inventory
Update production team on any changes or possible issues
Monitor material budget and conduct material analysis
Analysing and revising production plans and updating deadlines
Attend daily production meetings to ensure production flow is efficient and to schedule
Identify root cause of any issues and implement corrective actions

The Candidate

Candidates will have prior experience working as a Master Production Scheduler within a highly complex engineering or manufacturing environment and strong knowledge of capacity planning with inventory control. You will have experience managing a team of planner and using ERP/MRP tools and systems.

Good communication and people skills are essential and a high level of data literacy and attention to detail.

For more information send a CV to: Alex Hodgkins
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