Production Forecaster

Ref: ZR_8340_JOB  ·  Posted on 29 February 2024

Introduction

Our client produce equipment for the Defence industry and are seeking an experienced Production Scheduler to join their Production department. 

You will work to ensure on-time delivery of low volume, high complexity products.

This is a flexible role with options to work remotely.

Key responsibilities
  • You would be involved in all aspects of the live shop order database, ensuring they are scheduled and controlled.
  • Ensure that that customer and business demands are met and that the factory has a constant flow of work.
  • Assisting with identifying and resolving overloads.
  • Recommend the best business solutions which minimises the impact on health and safety, utilisation of shop floor space, cost, quality and schedule.
  • Schedule the delivery of high quality engineering products with high complexity and low volume.
  • Plan for priority, overtime, shift work and work centre efficiencies.
Skills & experience
  • Worked with detailed production plans in a professional production engineering environment, preferably for a company producing high quality, high complexity, low volume products.
  • Experience of forecasting completion dates for multi-stage complex projects.
  • Experience in planning for priority, overtime, shift work and efficiencies.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to work with people at all levels of the business.
  • Able to manage internal stakeholders.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (including Microsoft Project, Excel etc).
  • Must possess good reasoning and problem-solving abilities.
Additional benefits
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • Pension contributions matched up to 8%.
  • Life assurance.
  • Option of flexible benefits such as critical illness, dental or travel insurance and the option for a healthcare plan.
  • Employee Share Scheme.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Up to 10 days extra paid leave for Reservists.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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