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Job title: Master Production Scheduler
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 5 to 15 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 21 May 2020
Job reference no: 2139500266

Job Description

To be responsible to organize production according to demand and quality standards. Will be responsible to ensure all goods are produced on time for distribution in a profitable manner.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop, plan, and execute the master production schedule based on actual and
  • forecasted customer demand
  • Manage and report inventory performance and record accuracy
  • Manage Material Master Data Integrity
  • Update and maintain system documentation
  • Ensure smooth operations throughout the production and distribution
  • Analyse lead times with operations and supply chain to ensure schedule accuracy
  • This is a highly visible, hands on position with frequent interaction with senior
  • Work with other departments (Logistics, Manufacturing Operations, Planning Management, etc.) to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Gain a full understanding of product lines, schedules, customer contract requirements, material requirements, forecasts, suppliers material coverage, interval factory and external supplier capacity and build plans, supplier delivery schedules any/all production issues to resolve, communicate and escalate where necessary, and ensure a continuous flow of material to meet customer expectations
  • Responsible for daily production meetings, presenting updated master production schedules and making the necessary adjustments to keep the plan accurate and updated
  • Raise concerns when it becomes a part that the schedule is at risk, and work with the relevant parties to assure schedule adherence
  • Interact with both the Project Management and Technical to ensure all relevant launch and development work is scheduled and make the required scheduled adjustments to ensure a balance is achieved between operations and all other functions to maximise efficiency and scheduled adherence
  • Work closely with Purchasing to analyse inventory levels and product demand to determine reorder levels and safety stocks that will ensure product availability while minimizing inventory levels and costs

Education and Requirements

  • 5 years of Master Production Scheduling experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics or Supply Chain preferred
  • Possess excellent oral communication and written skills
  • Experience in managing manufacturing processes, productivity, requirements as related to scheduling activities and efficiency
  • High organization, prioritization, multi-tasking, and planning skills with great attention to detail
  • Previous experience with complex production planning and forecasting
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize considerable amount of data
  • Capable of utilizing MRP software in managing the scheduling process
  • Advance Excel user experience. (data tables, formulas, pivot tables, graphs)
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making experience