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Production Scheduler (12 Month Contract)  
Our Medical Device Client in Mayo are hiring!  This Scheduler role is with the Supply Chain Team. 

The role
The role is critical to the successful development and delivery of the production plan, and therefore to achieving business goals. Act as the interface between the Network planning organization on shop floor execution, with their primary functions being to agree the production plan with the operations team, monitoring that it is completed as planned, and resolving any issues that arise along the way.
Flag and provide relevant updates on the data that drives the planning process, predominantly around production wheels and capacity availability. 

You will be responsible for 

  • Reviewing the Plan by Network Planners potentially adjusting slightly in order to fully align it with plant operational needs. 
  • Weekly meeting with the operations teams to review and agree the plan and raise a flag to Network Planner for any issues.
  • Daily Monitoring of agreed Plan and follow up with Operations team on adherence to schedule.  
  • Ensure Daily Production Order release (exceptions to automated process) – automated job that runs on a regular basis to release production orders three days ahead of planned start date 
  • Follow-up with Quality, Warehouse, Operations  and the RM Planner.
  • Monitoring the execution of the plan in each relevant work center, understanding any issues, helping resolve local issues to those necessary in plant. 


  • Engineering Graduate in any discipline 
  • Having knowledge of Planning function for outside hiring for minimum 4 years (preferred)  
  • SAP R/3 (preferable) or ERP skills 
  • Excellent PC and MS Office Proficiency  

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For More info on this role please contact Regina Carroll on or 086 0100903   

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