Production Scheduler / Production Planner

The Production Scheduler is working with a national and market leading manufacturing business based close to the Woburn Green area.

Within the position of Production Scheduler / Production Planner you will be required to use your knowledge of production process and reports from dealers and manufacturers, to create production schedules for both operational facilities in the North and South of the UK.

The management of production reservations from the sales channel and populating information into the company planning system.

Working with our sales and purchasing teams to coordinate and execute the planning of all customers vehicle conversion requirements to meet agreed monthly KPI’s.What’s in it for you as Production Scheduler:

Base salary circa £28/30k per annum
Hours of work Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm, with one for lunch
Company pension
Training and personal development opportunities
Permanent position working with a leading business

Key Responsibilities of the Production Scheduler:

Creating and maintaining production schedules for pre-assembly and factory installs in High Wycombe and the North of the UK
Creating and maintaining the reservations of each order on the planning system
Working closely with the Purchasing team to ensure components are aligned with the production plan and attending a weekly risk meeting to review any risks and shortages
Communicating with the sales team regarding planned schedules and any issues they foresee in relation to their customers’ orders
To provide estimated completion dates on all orders for the build team to manage the supply chains expectations
Maintain the working relationship with Manufacturers on vehicle ETA's
Manage reports from dealers and manufacturers and keep our systems up to date with the most current information
Attend Production meetings daily with all key operational staff to ensure production is on target
To keep the Operations Director up to date on scheduling progress and any potential or perceived risk to the schedule.

Requirements, Experience & Skills required to apply for the Production Scheduler vacancy:

Previous experience in production planning is essential.
Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work independently as well as collaborating with various departments internally and externally.
To multitask and handle working under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
A proactive problem solver with a can do attitude.
Strong computer skills including Microsoft word, Outlook, Excel are required.

Please apply now!

  • Location: Bourne End, England
  • Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: E3 Recruitment
  • Posted: 06-Sep-2023
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