Job-type Permanent
Salary Competitive
Contact Anna Hinton
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Email anna.hinton.12A596B51.0@applybe.com
Reference AH/MS01

Master Scheduler 




Master Scheduler required by industry leading company, based in Cheltenham. The successful candidate will create a Master Production Schedule for material and capacities by effectively balancing supply and demand. Also for making business decisions based on customer service, quality, manufacturing and operational requirements.

Main Duties:

  • Working with forecasts and sales orders to produce and maintain a Master Production Schedule.
  • Liaising with internal departments to reduce lead times and increase customer satisfaction.
  • Understanding restrictions such as capacity and material availability whilst ensuring that schedules are adhered to.
  • Monitoring orders against forecasts and reporting on discrepancies.
  • Updating the wider business regarding best customer delivery dates and shortages.
  • Identifying potential risks and finding solutions.
  • Monitoring stock levels.
  • Reporting on labour use and resource planning when required.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Experience of  planning production in a diverse manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Self motivated, requiring minimal supervision.
  • Must be proficient in MRP, Master Production Scheduling systems, Capacity Planning and  Microsoft Office
  •  A thorough understanding of forecasting and master production scheduling principals.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Able to respond quickly to changing situations with strong problem solving skills.