Production Scheduler (FTC)

Banbury £ 25,000 - £ 30,000 p.a. contract Permanent

Job Reference: 013220

A global FMCG manufacturing business based in Banbury has a requirement for a Production Scheduler to join the business on an initial 6-9 month fixed term contract (FTC). The Production Scheduler will be responsible for creating and monitoring the manufacturing production plans while also communicating across departments.

Commutable from: Banbury, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Stratford-upon-Avon, Brackley, Chipping Norton, Kineton, Southam, Shipston-on-Stour

Salary: £ 25,000 - £ 30,000 p.a. plus Holiday + Pension + Parking (fixed term contract for 6-9 months)

Suitable for: Production Planner

The Role of Production Scheduler:

Effectively manage the production plan, taking into account all potentially bottlenecks within the site
Utilise the site planning systems to meet customer service levels, also ensure optimum capacity is utilized
Coordinate with raw-material planning, transport and manufacturing, ensuring production plans are aligned effectively
Manage short-term capacity in order to liaise with central planning on constraints and assist back up when needed
Oversee plant capacity to prevent future bottlenecks in the process
Identify and suggest improvements to the planning process and systems

The ideal Production Scheduler:

Ideally degree qualified in supply chain or business management
Experience working within a supply chain environment
SAP experience is ideal but not essential
Strong problem-solving skills and use of such tools (Lean / Six Sigma)
Be an analytical thinker and communicative team player

To apply please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Griffiths.
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