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Master Production Scheduler in Burnley, Lancashire

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Job summary

Tailor Made are excited to be recruiting for a leading engineering company in Burnley. They are a well-established and are leader in their field. They are seeking a Master Production Scheduler to join their growing team. You will coordinate schedules and inventories to ensure efficient and effective operation of the assigned departments, ensuring the right level of resource is available internally when required to meet the customer volume demands.

Roles & Responsibilities

The role:

  • Analyse appropriate information and data in order to prepare schedules, plans and forecasts
  • Create capacity plans which meet business targets and optimise manufacturing efficiency and costs
  • Review systems and methods to continually improve plans so that the organisation can better anticipate customer needs
  • Assess existing capacity and draw up forecasts based on future plans for demand
  • Analyse specifications and capacity and undertake appropriate calculations to estimate job requirements, in terms of labour, tools, materials and resources.
  • Continually monitor and review plans and make appropriate adjustments in the event of changes and unforeseen circumstances
  • Review trends, research data and evaluate and prepare results
  • Reconcile variances from original plans and maintain a view of actual against forecast projections
  • Continually review ways in which to make improvements and make the capacity planning and manufacturing process more efficient
  • Utilise knowledge and research methods to drive best practice results
  • Owner of Demand Plan for SIOP process with incorporation of supply chain impacts
  • Manage and achieve KPI’s targets for assigned metrics

The ideal candidate will:

About you:

  • Excellent communicator with the ability to communicate complex concepts to others
  • Able to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally.
  • Commercial and financial acumen with a strong understanding of the cost of failure both the production and the ability to fulfil customer orders
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong numeracy, statistical and reporting skills with the ability to analyse, interpret and manage information, data and trends
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge and experience of project management skills
  • Results orientated and able to prioritise workload to meet deadlines
  • In-Depth knowledge of Microsoft products, specifically Microsoft Excel plus experience with ERP systems.
  • Prior experience in a capacity planning role, preferably within the automotive or manufacturing/engineering environment
  • Good understanding of the automotive industry with a good knowledge of production/manufacturing processes and lead times

By submitting your CV to Tailor Made Sourcing Ltd you are consenting to Tailor Made Sourcing Ltd providing you with recruitment services as an agency defined under the Employment Agencies Act 1973 and authorising Tailor Made Sourcing Ltd to seek work on your behalf. You are consenting to your CV being forwarded to clients via electronic mail. You are also giving your consent to your personal data being included on a computerized database and its use in order to secure employment.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive per vacancy, we are unable to respond to every candidate personally and so if you have not heard back from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

If this role is of interest contact Charlotte Sinar

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