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Job title: Production Scheduler
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 5 to 7 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 18 November 2020
Job reference no: 3405663312

Job Description

Purpose:
To develop, plan, and execute the master production schedule

Responsibilities:

  • Work with other cross-functional departments (Logistics – Breakpoint Controller; Expeditors
  • Maintenance; Launch Engineering/Program Management) to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Daily participation in production meetings, presenting updated master production schedules, and making the necessary adjustments to keep the plan accurate and updated
  • Raise concerns when it becomes apparent that the schedule is at risk, and work with the relevant parties to assure schedule adherence
  • Develop, plan, and execute the master production schedule based on actual and manage and report inventory performance and record accuracy
  • Update and maintain system parameters
  • Ensure smooth operations throughout the production and distribution
  • Analyze lead times with operations and supply chain to ensure schedule accuracy
  • Create and maintain schedules.
  • Provide quick responses to production issues.
  • Use software to generate reports and schedules.
  • Ensure that company deadline are met.
  • Ensure Tool and Part setup, review, and signoff as per BOS
  • Ensure that MEQ standards are understood and used
  • Identify production risks, quantify, develop mitigation strategy, report and escalate to management, and execute the risk mitigation strategy with the operations team.
  • Timely scheduling and adjustments with a focus on forwarding Planning
  • Immediate Adjustments to mitigate unforeseen incidents, eg. Breakdowns
    Zero premium freight due to inaccurate Scheduling
  • Guarantee proper management of changes in Operations (JIT, Components, etc.) by using the Change Management Procedure (e.g. CAR, TA, SOW, timing, Launch
  • Costs, Piece Costs)
  • Ensure that all required quality documentation (PFMEA, Control plan) is completed and approved both internally and by the customer.

Requirements 

A Tertiary Qualification and/or equivalent experience in Logistics or Production Planning
• At least 4 years’ experience in an automotive manufacturing environment
• Logistics/Engineering/Process experience
• Program Scheduling experience
• Manufacturing Operations
• Lean Manufacturing 
• MS Project, MS Office, QAD

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