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  • Job reference: RMS0180035

Master Scheduler

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/05/2017
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Time left:
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The Role:
The role is to generate and maintain schedules to monitor and manage progress and priorities across all projects undertaken within CPG (Typically 20 to 30 at any one time).
The role requires excellent communication skills and pro-active (can-do) attitude to assist the group to optimise on-time delivery and sales performance.

Proven experience in a lead/master scheduling role within an engineering, multi-functional, multi-site team environment.

Reports to:
Head of Proposals and Projects (Communication Products Group)

The role has no supervision duties.

Working relationships
* Be able to interact effectively with multi-functional project team and with functional managers.
* Will need to present planning data to CPG management and internal and external customers.
* Support to the Leadership team within CPG

The Company:
makes the freedom of flight possible by designing, manufacturing and supporting the world's best aircraft. Its people around the globe are united by a passion for aviation, as well as their desire to create better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Gather and update planning data. and play a major role in planning decision making
* Assist teams to identify and improve critical paths;
* Perform rapid 'what-if' planning assessments
* Assist project managers to pre-empt progress delays and to put avoidance plans and actions in place
* Generate planning in support of bids
* Develop a database of historic planning data (lead-times etc).
* Provide 1-page summary plans for project presentation (Monthly Review etc)
* Maintenance of on-time delivery statistics
* Develop multi-project planning to enable clear/rapid capital expenditure decisions
* Intermediate to Expert level capability with Primavera P6 tool.
* Intermediate to Expert level capability with Microsoft Project tool
* Strong interpersonal communication skills.
* To be pro-active in seeking information and driving teams to making planning decisions.
* Ability to rapidly adapt to changing priorities (e.g. unpredictable needs to generate new proposals)
* To have

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.