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  • Job reference: RMS0195770

Production Scheduler - Manufacturing

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Hartlepool, County Durham
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 15/06/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
The Production Scheduler is a key role within the business and reports into the Planning Manager. The role covers all aspects of finished goods planning from paper supply and stock control through to JIT finished goods production. The role communicates across functions to ensure the finished goods plans are efficient and optimised. The role encompasses as required, paper forecasting, paper ordering, factory scheduling, capacity planning and offload as required.

Main Tasks

To schedule the corrugator and converting machines with work whilst maximising the up time and efficiency of machines.
Maintain the planning calendars with updated MCT and planned downtime to enable accurate delivery times
Capacity planning
To liaise with customer services on any delays in production or breakdowns.
Paper ordering and stock control
Load balancing and offload (Forward Planning)

Skills/Experience
Previous experience in corrugated or FMCG industry is desired but not essential as full training will be provided
Strong team player with a can-do attitude and good communications skills is essential
Highly numerate with good attention to detail.
A flexible approach to working hours is required

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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