Search the best UK Job vacancies online at Redgoldfish® Jobs
Return to search results


Job Title: Scheduler
Reference: Fardb967
Job Descripton: Our international aerospace client in East lancashire are looking to add to their team. Due to planned strategic growth they are looking to recruit an External Scheduler (Materials Scheduler, Production Planner)

To establish a realistic short term supply plan that satisfies the MPS, direct customer orders and stock policy targets. To test the feasibility of the plan, by performing detailed capacity planning and resolving imbalances.

Main Responsibilities
Reviewing all parts associated with company products
Smooth handover from NPI team of all associated parts
Define the supply parameters in the ERP item file within their scope of activity which are consistent with stock targets and the industrial strategy
Issue the schedule agreements or purchase orders in line with ERP recommendations (1st & 2nd tier)
Obtain acknowledgement from the supplier for any changes or modifications to requirements
Negotiate dead-lines and quantities with suppliers within the limits of the contract established by purchasing (negotiation of dead-lines / quantities, but not pricing)
Measure and analyse supplier performance in coordination with the SPM (where applicable) using the defined metrics and provides the required weekly/monthly reports
Organise regular visits to the external supplier's site to hold progress review meetings or to discuss short term performance issues
Working with external scheduling team to Liaise with suppliers on shortages.
Working with internal customers to ensure delivery dates of the Thrust reverser are met
Establish and implement actions plans to limit uncertainties and hazards in the short term horizon and work with the external supplier to shorten production cycles within the supplier's manufacturing process

Skill set Requirements
Supply chain experience in an engineering/aerospace is ideal but other manufacturing environment is still highly desirable
A good team player, this is essential in a close knit team who provide support to one another

High degree of organisation and ability to work towards deadlines and/or resolve issues threatening timeframe of production
Good communication skills
SAP knowledge is preferred
Excel and other Microsoft package experience
Project management skills preferred
Capable of communicating clearly and concisely
Able to escalate at the right time and at the right level
Capable of making decisions
Able to negotiate well with internal contacts and external suppliers
French language skills are helpful but not essential
Capable of using Computer and Desktop tools in day to day planning activity

#schedule, external, planning, plan, customer, orders, supplychain #military

Job Type: Contract
Location: Lancashire, Burnley
Salary: 30000 Per Annum
Posted by: Forward Assist Recruitment
Date Posted: 02/10/2018

Apply Now

Return to search results


Quick Job Search

Quick job search

Advanced Search

Register your CV