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Master Production Scheduler

A leading global manufacturing business providing a range of solutions for a broad customer base based in S. Yorkshire


As Master Production Scheduler within this Manufacturing and Production business based in S.Yorkshire you will be tasked with the following;

  • Effectively setting an achievable production schedule balancing customer demand and resource capacity

  • Daily responding to MRP exception messages (cancel, defer, expedite)

  • Close liaison with Supply Chain team in relation to material procurement and scheduling

  • Escalate demand and supply constraints for decision making by key stakeholders

  • Communication and engagement with upstream and downstream stakeholders

  • Update of Plant Metrics (Capacity, Schedule Adherence, Overdue orders, Recovery)

  • Conduit for customer related enquiries and publishing lead times and stock availability

  • Act as site early warning system for potential schedule failures


The successful Master Production Scheduler will be resilient, logical and work with a proactive approach. This role will be highly systems based so someone who is able to abstract data needed and efficiently analyse it is a must. The selected candidate will be able to provide immediate solutions but also create plans for future changes. 

  • Demonstrable experience (+5yrs) in a similar role

  • Comfortable reporting facts and figures to senior management

  • Detailed knowledge of the mechanics of delivery performance, capacity planning and inventory/resource management

  • Detailed understanding of S&OP processes

  • The successful candidate will have a proven track record working as a Master Scheduler in a busy manufacturing organisation

  • A background in LEAN manufacturing, S&OP, forecasting and master scheduling is regarded as a must and the business demands a competent professional with an ability to continually develop the scope and performance of this operationally critical role.

  •  The role will require a consummate and resilient professional with a proactive approach; logical and win focused character and great attention to detail.

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Competitive package

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Category
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South Yorkshire
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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