Master Scheduler
at our site in Manchester

Your Tasks

  • Provide leadership within the Production Control teams, establish and manage processes as well as providing program management support with the customer focus organization.
  • Plans, prepares, issues, and controls material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements.
  • Analyzes production specifications and capacity data.
  • Accurately assigns ship dates to new orders based on material/machine/hours availability
  • Reviews EOQ's and safety stock to drive effective inventory levels to ensure high on-time completion rates
  • Coordinates with plant schedulers to execute the production plant on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Reviews open order report daily and adjusts sales order quantities as required.
  • Manage
  • Communicates effectively with customer service on any delays affecting on-time delivery
  • Reviews and tracks all jobs to ensure they are on time and the plant is level loaded
  • Adjusts work order start dates and/or quantities to utilize resources effectively and efficiently
  • Support the S&OP process meetings to review service levels, performance against schedule, inventory strategy, supply plan to meet demand, and resource implications.
  • Maintain a Master Production Plan and ensure data reflects updates in real-time
  • Assist Operations in developing weekly capacity model to drive execution to plan, full utilization of machinery and resources; while maintaining inventory and on time delivery targets
  • Create and maintain production orders.
  • Expedites operations and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions
  • Schedules preventative maintenance and schedule work as allows
  • Utilizes systems in place to retrieve data to make good sound business decisions
  • Directs and supervises the production planning team
  • Administering and managing annual departmental budget

Your Profile

  • Eight (8) to fifteen (15) years master planning experience in  a manufacturing environment
  • Five (5)+ years’ experience in a leadership role              
  • Multi-level BOM management within the CMI an asset
  • Uses strong interpersonal skills to lead, coach, motivate, negotiate and build relationships
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Effective use of problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to deal with conflict
  • Ability to supervise and direct activities of employees
  • Effective use of time and project management tools   
  • Post-secondary education related to Operations Management or SCM Management and/or APICS
  • Understanding and use of relevant KAPS methods and tools in all processes, and adherence to applicable KAPS standards.
  • Understanding and use of the applicable Shop floor and Office Management pillars and standards, and active participation in all applicable Shop floor and Office Management meetings and activities.
  • Understanding and use of the KIRCHHOFF leadership Behaviors in the daily relationship with other colleagues, customers and suppliers.                                                                       

Your contact

Amanda Martin
HR Manager

Your benefits

What we offer

Living and working in the region