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Production Scheduler

Job Reference
PS-MK-W-56742
Salary Description
Competitive
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Drum Industrial Estate ,
Chester-le-Street
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About Us

Marubeni-Komatsu Ltd are the sole UK distributor for the world leading premium brand Komatsu and one of the UK’s largest distributors of construction, quarrying and utility equipment. We are proud of our reputation for ‘best in class’ products, service commitment and continuous innovation and growth.

We aim to be our customers first choice with a multi-site UK operation to drive sales and deliver excellent aftercare and customer support. We focus on improving productivity by changing the way our customers work and we excel in fuel efficient machine solutions.

We are looking for a passionate, business focused Production Scheduler to join our successful team.

 

Role

This is a pivotal role in the professional satisfaction of customer orders within agreed timelines. Taking responsibility for ensuring effectively scheduling of resource the role must identify gaps and bottlenecks within the delivery process.

Reporting to the Sales Administration Manager this role is ideal for an aspirational professional who wants to develop and make an impact across a multi-faceted, dynamic business.

 

Purpose

  • Implement the new scheduling software into the business
  • Create weekly production/customisation plans to optimise throughput and meet customer delivery dates
  • Working with the sales and sales administration departments to fill gaps and advise lead times
  • Manage the scheduling system, ensuring alignment with the customisation sites
  • Performance analysis of the schedule against actual output, reporting business KPI’s for each department
  • Prevent potential bottlenecks through the identification of customisation/production resource gaps
  • Highlight any gaps in parts, attachments, buckets or third party supplies that will have an impact on delivery
  • Working with purchasing and/or warehousing to advise on changes in schedules

Skills

  • Experience in a planning function, possibly within a manufacturing or high value capital goods business
  • Excellent IT skills, must be experienced in scheduling systems and Excel
  • Confident communication skills
  • Team player
  • Agility to respond to changes in planning capability
  • Strong analytical and organisational style
  • Focussed to delivering to time and quality

Package

  • Salary £28,000-£32,000
  • Pension scheme
  • Up to 27 days holiday linked to service plus Christmas shutdown
  • Flexible working 
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