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£40,000 - £45,000
Bradford
GIL-GS/MPS
Posted on May 22, 2023
Expired on July 3, 2023

About the role


Manufacturing Futures are looking to appoint a proactive Master Production Scheduler for a fast-paced manufacturing business based in Bradford!

They’re a great company known for treating people well, training their staff, and have a full order book and are on an exciting growth journey.

This is a new business-critical role reporting to the General Manager. You will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day management of existing and future manufacturing schedules, delivering Logistics Management activities and ensuring customer programmes are met in a timely manner.

This is a hands role in a very fast-paced and demanding environment, so it’s essential you can work with various stakeholders (internal and external) to successfully accomplish the tasks at hand.

Your Role and Responsibilities:
– Ensure the timely and cost-effective provisioning of parts from suppliers overseas (China, Europe) and UK suppliers and internal services.
– Proactively manage the production schedule to identify, anticipate and resolve bottlenecks, roadblocks or issues which could delay production – missing orders, products, manufacturing, delivery dates, etc… how can you catch up, or reallocate labour if something affects the plan?
– Define and control the detailed manufacturing plan such that inventory and work-in-progress are maintained at minimum levels consistent within a lean manufacturing facility, ensuring parts in stock / on-site meet demanding production schedules.
– Provide written and verbal information on the status of the plan and achievements to date, using management reporting techniques.
– Raise production orders/work orders for the factory on a day-to-day basis to ensure parts and labour are there for the fitting / assembly.
– Tactically manage collaborative and preferred suppliers of bought-out items, in order that material flows satisfy programme requirements whilst minimising stock levels.
– Strong financial reporting and management. Need to have a great grasp on financial reporting to ensure timely current and future invoicing – report up the chain on cash.
– Attend and contribute to review meetings i.e. Production, Forward Planning Sessions, Supplier Reviews, Cross Functional Sessions.
– Contribute to the implementation of proposed task directive changes, and new or amended orders, regarding their effect on inventory and programme.

Your Skills and Abilities:
– At least five years of experience in a Planning or Scheduling focused role
– Previous work history at a manufacturing company
– Ability to work with Excel whilst transitioning to a new MRP system

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