Lead Scheduler

Owen Daniels Consultancy
Depending on experience
08 Aug 2017
23 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Scheduler

Summary of Position

The primary function of this role is the translation of customer demands through structured mechanisms, gathering of customer intelligence, weekly production of factory MPS planning, the continuous delivery of outstanding customer service; building of internal and external customer relationships, accurate and detailed analysis, problem solving and value added planning.

Lead Scheduler

Core Responsibilities

·Creation and facilitation of factory master production planning using FAS MS tool

·Understand and analyse customer schedules and escalate significant non-adherence as appropriate

·Detailed analysis of customer demand and impact on cell and plant capacity

·Develop and review stock strategy for all requirements and to ensure item planning parameters are reviewed on a regular basis in FAS MS for all items and MFG Pro for finished items

·Support of NPI function with regards to NPI demand planning, purchase order existence and BOM

·To ensure that all of the Customer requirements/deliveries are met on time and to provide a high quality of service to all internal customers

·Support Inbound and Internal Material teams and Perpetual Inventory activities and identify areas for improvement and propose new ways of working

·Co-ordination of all activities ensuring that all are correctly documented via workflow

·Participate in phase in/ phase out review and ensure follow up actions in FAS MS, material control team and customer team are carried out in a timely fashion

·To be responsible for ensuring all Logistics processes are adhered to and to manage, measure and produce weekly plant delivery performance metrics and to continually demonstrate cost awareness within the Logistics team

·Carry out ISP analyses using Idash tools available

·Develop and integrate MPS/SIOP/Business Plan via MFG Pro and develop improved methods of planning and forecasting of all requirements

·To participate in continuous improvement programmes, demonstrate a team working approach and support departmental communication activities

·Manage requirements from sub-contract process

·Contact with the planners in the value streams to be sure that MPS is the master for daily planning

·Create and delivery schedules for daily planning

·Support and manage sub contract planner for short and long term planning.

Education/ Experience/ Skills

·The target qualification is a degree or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Manufacturing or Logistics discipline.

·Communication skills - Written and verbal

·Knowledge of production processes

·Knowledge of TS16949 & ISO 14001

·Business awareness

·Continuous Improvement

·MFG Pro Knowledge

·Change Management Skills

·Organizing and Planning

·Decision Making


·Assertiveness and Resilience

·Business Systems

·Knowledge of Lean principles

Lead Scheduler

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