Role details

Master Production Scheduler

Manchester   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Proven track record in Autonomous Production Planning
  • Exposure to Heavy Manufacturing on a Multi-Site Operation

About Our Client

Expanding Manufacturing Business in the Manchester area, who require a Production Planner

Job Description

The role will consist of:

  • Raises and distributes daily / weekly production schedules for the Production Department by the analysis of actual and forecasted sales demand.
  • To liaise with Site Supervision / Management to determine the progress of work and completion dates along with relevant inventory details.
  • Analyses, prepares and distributes documentation required for production.
  • Prioritises job orders for production optimisation.
  • Data analysis of production performance in order to liaise with Production Management in identifying and resolving inefficiencies.
  • Liaises with associated departments in order to ensure the efficient flow of materials and technical support to meet production.
  • Complete status reports to identify production progress and raw material inventory.
  • Full interaction with shop floor management on a daily basis to resolve issues regarding manufacturing efficiency.
  • Provide additional information as requested for other non-production departments, e.g. Sales, Customer Service and Accounting.
  • To engage with IT support in ongoing training and development in the use of the Company's ERP system.



The Successful Applicant

Ideally, the candidate will have the following background:

  • Proven strong IT competency including spreadsheets and experience of using Syspro ERP systems desirable.
  • Demonstrate creative solutions e.g introduce changes to processes to eliminate issues from reoccurring. Providing leadership to challenge the status quo and suggest continuous improvements to the planning process.
  • Experience and proven performance in a manufacturing environment Self-motivated, energetic, dependable, honest, and thorough. A team player with a can-do attitude.
  • Strong analytical, organisational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure, multi-task and manage multiple priorities to meet internal deadlines.
  • Good personal time management skills.
  • A flexible approach to work times in order to ensure completion of targets.

What's on Offer

Circa £30k+package

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