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Master Production Scheduler

Job Title: Master Production Scheduler
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 89160
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 021 2066287 / 0860449371

Master Production Scheduler

Our client, a leading medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Master Production Scheduler for their site.

What will I be doing

  • Creation and maintenance of MPS and capacity models and reporting on schedule adherence and root cause.
  • You will be a key contributor in Implementing best in class production planning techniques & systems to drive production efficiencies, cost improvement activities, development of Oracle supply chain functionality and the lead in the management of the S&OP process at a plant level.
  • Develop, maintain, report and ensure effective management of the Master Production Schedule (MPS) for the Business Unit.
  • Develop capacity plans to analyse the feasibility of attainment of MPS, reporting potential bottlenecks, issues and risks.
  • Communicate production schedules to production and supporting departments.
  • Ensuring purchasing activities required to support the MPS are communicated to the relevant people on a timely basis.
  • Liaising closely with other relevant functions to ensure the planning and control process is supported by regularly maintained and accurate set of BOMs, routings and item master data.
  • Make recommendations to ensure that production, inventory and customer service objectives are being met whilst identifying any production and/or material constraints & risks.
  • Develop policies, procedures, systems and processes for the Production Planning area.
  • Management of finished goods and Work in Progress inventory to support production strategies within agreed targets.
  • Provide support to the Business Unit manager to ensure attainment of KPI's.
  • Lead the weekly planning review meetings.
  • Implement best in class production planning techniques & systems to drive production efficiencies.
  • Supply Chain Lead for the S&OP process.
  • Identify, drive & support cost reduction initiatives.
  • Management & development of the planning team of 2 schedulers and 2 heijunka operators.

What do I need
  • 10 years manufacturing experience in a multinational Supply Chain environment with exposure to all demand management (DM), master scheduling (MPS), capacity planning (CRP), material planning (MRP) and inventory control.
  • Strong working knowledge of Oracle supply chain functionality is essential.
  • Demonstrated achievement of driving change, continuous improvement and exposure to lean supply chain techniques.
  • Excellent planning, problem solving, analytical skills and advanced Excel skills.
  • Financially and customer aware.
  • Good communicator, team player, proactive and strong inter personal skills.
  • Ability to act on own initiative with under minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate drive and ambition and an ability to lead.
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and develop a team.
  • Experience in medical device environment desirable but not essential
For further information on this Master Production Scheduler role in Galway please contact Jenny on 0860449371 /
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