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Master Production Scheduler

My client is a leading aerospace organisation based in Birmingham


Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning

  • Lead weekly SIOP meetings.
  • Support Head of Planning with Monthly SIOP meetings and input
  • Ensure weekly planning activity is robust and timely and looks forwards to agreed planning horizon on a rolling weekly basis
  • Maintain regular detailed load and capacity plans to ensure the effective use of resources to satisfy customers and meet financial targets
  • Recommend actions to balance load and capacity to meet business objectives
  • Manage and reschedule arrears within business area
  • Ensure plans are in place to meet contractual requirements for buffer stock with customers
  • Recommend strategic buffer stocks required to meet customers service levels
  • Identify key parts in your area and manage Master Production Schedule
  • To ensure the maintenance of the capacity planning data on EFACS


  • Ensure the Master Production Plan (MPS or Sales Order Commit date) within your area accurately reflects the current operations status / plan.
  • Report plan adherence KPIs and recommend corrective actions
  • Support rate readiness and load / capacity reviews with customers
  • Support New Product Introduction within your area
  • Ensure signals to suppliers are accurate and timely using either MRP or kanban triggers for replenishment
  • Ensure suppliers have visibility of forward demand
  • Complete necessary re-planning activity to recover unforeseen problems, liaising with COAs to minimise customer impact
  • Support HOB and Cell Leads with all planning activities in your area
  • Ensure detailed plans with sufficient visibility are available for the tool room to ensure dies are available and accommodate within production plan
  • Support area daily stand-up
  • Ensure accuracy of all EFACS planning data for parts in your business area
  • Maintain accurate system lead-times and proactively target reductions
  • Provide the Pull signal to suppliers to ensure OTIF delivery
  • Ensure transactions are timely
  • Maintain capacity data for resources (work centres, people) and load (parts)
  • Provide feedback of KPIs to HOB

Inventory Management

  • Forecast working capital requirements for raw material, WIP and finished goods within your area
  • Support improvement projects to continually reduce working capital including improving flow, lead-time and batch size reduction
  • Ensure effective optimisation of working capital versus transactional capacity through use of MRP planning parameters
  • Support HOB in improving flow of product through operations from raw material to finished goods
  • Expedite raw material delivery and availability to business requirements


Key Competencies

  •  Managing through systems
  •  Drive for results
  •  Negotiating
  •  Business acumen
  •  Personal Development
  •  Action Orientated
  •  Integrity and Trust

Master Production Scheduling

  •  Experience of production planning and control
  •  Has Engineering / Manufacturing and Logistics experience
  •  MRP planning
  •  Microsoft Excel (intermediate or above)
  •  Business Improvement skills
  •  Use of KPI's

Key Technical / Professional Competencies

  •  Planning proactive - anticipates problems and develops effective plans / contingency actions
  •  Communication - ensures key messages are understood and the required actions are taken
  •  Problem solving - is able to solve problems and get things done
  •  Robustness - copes well with pressure, uncertainty and changing circumstances
  •  Understanding and operation of ERP systems
  •  Understanding of inventory control
  •  Understand requirements of the quality system

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