Master Planner and Scheduler - West Midlands (M/F)

  • Company : Jonathan Lee Recruitment
  • Localisation : West Midlands - UK (Region undefined)
  • Position : Master Planner and Scheduler - West Midlands
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-09-09

Job Description


A Master Scheduler and Capacity Planner is required to join an innovative Aerospace and Defence company on Permanent basis that specialises in advanced products primarily for the Aerospace industry.

The Master Scheduler and Capacity Planner will perform duties associated with the setting of an achievable Master Production Schedule supported by detailed Capacity Planning.

The Master Scheduler and Capacity Planner will report Directly to the Manager of Planning and the Master Scheduler and Capacity Planner will review the total demand schedule taking inputs from Demand Planning, Program Management and SAP to establish a total demand.

Responsibilities of the Master Scheduler and Capacity Planner

  • Co-ordinate with Purchasing functions for raw material/component availability
  • Review overall capacity requirements including monitoring key bottlenecks
  • Advise on areas of capacity over-load recommending corrective actions
  • Monitoring and administer capacity recovery/control actions
  • Coordinating with Purchasing, Manufacturing and other production sites
  • Support new program introduction reviews to plan new programs
  • Development work into the production schedule
  • Provide feedback to program teams on expected completion dates for development work
  • Produce the supporting data for the SIOP capacity reviews
  • Record and maintain resulting actions
  • Attend Supply, Demand and Reconciliation SIOP reviews
  • Assist and advise on the achievability of new schedule requests
  • Allocation and recommendations where items are in short supply
  • Support continuous improvement activities associated with planning and scheduling
  • Carry out special duties as assigned

Requirements and Experience of the Master Scheduler and Capacity Planner

  • Degree educated or equivalent experience in a technical engineering environment.
  • Experience in manufacturing planning
  • Advanced level knowledge of software applications (SAP, Excel)
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Good Organizational skills and Interpersonal skills

Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the nature of the products involved.

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