anew South West Published: Nov 11, 2019
Job Title
Master Planner Scheduler / SIOP Champion
North Devon
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Master Planner Scheduler / SIOP Champion

Based in Barnstaple

Are you looking for a new Job in the New Year? Will you be living and working in the beautiful countryside and coastline of Northern Devon?

If you are seeking a new challenge and would like to join a company that invest in their people and facility, they are a customer led business, their technologies support major Aerospace customers and there’s scope of opportunity for the right candidate

Excellent salary discussed on application

Hours Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 5.00pm and Friday 8.00am to 1pm

Benefits include: Free fruit & hot drinks; Contributory pension scheme; Free on-site parking; Discounted Gym membership; share-save scheme (qualifying period)

About the post of Master Planner Scheduler

This role is a key part of the Supply Chain Management team reporting directly to the Supply Chain Manager.

The key accountabilities of the role are the professional running the site SIOP process to produce accurate headcount, output and financial plans to support the business planning process. Leading the production planning team to manage the creation and execution of viable production plans in support of the SIOP plan. The nature of this role dictates the requirement to collaborate effectively with all areas of the business and the ability to be an effective communicator and influencer is a prerequisite for the role.

Key Responsibilities:

Integrating the forecast from Sales & Business Development into the demand plan for the business

Balancing the budget, forecast, and orderbook demand to create a supply plan monitoring the factory capacities, inventory & customer requirements.

producing a master production schedule to control and pace both internal production and the external supply chain ensuring alignment between MPS and sales order/contract requirements

Providing these analyses to the monthly SIOP process

Running appropriate leading and lagging metrics on demand and supply

Conduct rough cut capacity planning and develop a process of work centre based capacity planning.

Establish appropriate planning parameters for different classes of product to ensure demand, supply and inventory are appropriately managed.

Conduct available to promise analysis and establish scheduled ship dates on all customer orders.

Conduct scenario analysis, recovery plans, and coordinate New product introductions and end of life planning balancing inventory and demand requirements

Track production to schedule to ensure meeting committed delivery dates.

Lead efforts to analysis business data to ensure that inputs to the planning process are accurate and reliable

Conduct material availability analysis for proposed schedule changes
Monitor material budget vs actual performance

Owner of the SIOP process


Core Requirements & Competency:

Experience working as a Master Production Scheduler within a high variety/low volume/high complexity manufacturing company (ideally electronics/aerospace)

Demonstrable experience of leading and mentoring a team of planners

Prior experience of working in a matrix organisation

Detailed knowledge and understanding of standard enterprise resource planning (ERP)
Able to work to financial and time sensitive constraints with a high degree of accuracy and integrity

Have detailed knowledge of manufacturing planning, master production scheduling, product definition, inventory control, materials requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, shop floor control, warehousing, transportation, and purchasing business functions

Bachelor’s degree in business, Operations, Supply Chain or related field

Previously led the SIOP process for a complex manufacturing business

Excellent communication skills

High levels of data literacy and attention to detail

Desirable Skills and Experience:

APICS certification
Led an implementation of a SIOP process in a complex business environment
Black Belt accredited to Lean Six Sigma

Anew South West is acting as an employment agency relating to the vacancy of Master Planner Scheduler

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