Production Scheduler – Major Talent – Hartlepool

Major Talent

Production Scheduler

Major Talent are partnered with a global player within the flavours and ingredients space, and we are looking to recruit a Production Scheduler based at their site in County Durham.

As a Production Scheduler, you will plan the throughput of the manufacturing plant to deliver the best customer service levels (on time in full), optimum manufacturing efficiency & cost, whilst minimising cash value held in finished product inventory.

Day shift role with flexitime working scheme

Responsibilities of a Production Scheduler

To lead and maintain the daily planning and production plan, ensuring all raw materials and packaging are on site or have planned delivery.
To ensure the Oracle system is kept fully up to date with production supply changes and plans.
To review the accuracy of the plan in terms of batches made, yields, cycle time, and downtime to update trackers accordingly.
To coordinate with purchasing, the raw materials and packaging required to meet the promised delivery dates.
Coordinate with Sales, Operations and Customer Service Group the promised delivery date and advise of any problems relating to the production schedule.
To maintain stock levels as per the business categorization and requirements.
To maintain Cycle Times & Routings, and any other product master data information, as required.
To fulfil other tasks deemed appropriate by the company.

Skills Required to be a Production Scheduler

Educated to a Degree level in a relevant discipline i.e. Business, Operations, Supply Chain would be advantageous;
APICS certification is desirable.
Planning & Capacity Planning experience;
MRP/ERP system experience (e.g. Oracle, SAP);
Detailed knowledge of manufacturing planning/scheduling methodologies;
Demonstrable experience in applying continuous improvement techniques within a supply chain/manufacturing role

What’s in it for you?

Salary Circa £35,000
Company bonus
Flexitime working scheme

If you are interested, please click apply now and one of our recruitment specialists will be in touch.

Major Recruitment are an employment agency working on behalf of our client. Should you be seeking a new permanent position, temporary assignment, or contract you will find our staff professional and courteous and our interview process straight forward.


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