Production Scheduler

  • Location:

    Dunstable, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £12 - £14.89 per hour

  • Job ref:

    JD/128842_1603813885

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Start date:

    ASAP

The Production Scheduler, under limited supervision, performs routine tasks in coordinating new customer orders, existing customer delivery schedules, and finished product shipments. Plans and prepares manufacturing production schedules and departmental workflows.

Responsibilities:

  • Forwards new orders not promised against existing available promise to schedule and coordinates delivery with Production Control
  • Makes additions to master schedule, expedited delivery, special requirements and replacement components
  • Maintains customer delivery dates in line with customer requirements, and master production schedule
  • Allocates inventory to customer shipments and coordinates special requirements, and inspections
  • Provides monthly ship from stock information to the Production Control Manager
  • Performs filing and other clerical type duties
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications:
Education: A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations.

Certifications: Vocational training, apprenticeships, or the equivalent experience in related field.

Experience: 2 years or more relevant experience

Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Material Resource Planning/Material Resource Planning II and Basic CRD skills
  • Experience in production control or order scheduling, as well as standard commercial packaging procedures
  • Able to apply a systematic disciplined and analytical approach to problem solving
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient Microsoft Windows software applications
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