Master Scheduler

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about 1 month ago

Master Planner / Scheduler
9 months
Rate: £30 per hour - Umbrella

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop working knowledge of the company's products and processes to ensure optimal MPS stability
  • Analyse the demand and supply balances at the part, product family and master schedule levels determining out of balance conditions, identifying alternatives and recommending action for approval
  • Collaborate with Programs, Operations and Supply Chain to optimise supply schedules considering capacity and lead times
  • Preparation of data for S&OP process, understand impact on hours for your product line
  • Create and take full ownership of a Master Schedule that is stable and achievable
  • Act as a key stakeholder and planning representative in the introduction and growth cycle of new product introduction
  • Maintain system data (Oracle) to reflect agreed plans
  • Understand root causes of plan instability and identify and implement corrective actions
  • Analyse data to support planning decisions
  • Weekly review of PO supply and release of purchase requisitions
  • Understand Item Master attributes and their impact to incumbent supply
  • Partner with sourcing to optimise supply lines in line with inventory holding targets, understand current excess and burndown
  • Report on key metrics and associated cash investment to support stability
  • Act on unplanned activity and compensate within supply line to maximise MRP stability

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Have a working knowledge of MRP, MPS & S&OP
  • IT literate, confident user of PC packages
  • APICS education Desirable
  • Working Knowledge of Oracle R12 desirable
  • Demonstratable experience of building relationships and becoming a trusted partner of key stakeholders
  • Must be able to demonstrate an understanding of planning, scheduling and forecasting within a manufacturing environment

Desired Characteristics:

  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn
  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candour, contributes constructively
  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed
  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative
  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

Please submit your CV in the first instance.

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