Materials Scheduler

Materials Scheduler


About the role

This role is to provide effective and collaborative account management of the established supply chain and be responsible for ensuring all planning, ordering and delivery of materials is done accurately and on time in line with latest production plans. 


Key Responsibilities

• Accountable for the scheduling of materials of designated commodities to meet the needs of the manufacturing schedule, delivering the agreed level of material availability within budgeted inventory targets.

• Creation of purchase orders and communication of requirements with suppliers

• Actioning of MRP messages/alerts daily to ensure material supply is aligned to production schedule requirements.

• Liaising with Production Schedulers/Supply Planner following the identification of late to schedule or missing parts to ensure alignment to the plan is maintained.

• Track progress against schedule, make changes as necessary to accommodate priorities and constraints

• Build and maintain operational partnerships with assigned commodity suppliers and act as the primary interface on delivery status, issues and resolution.

• Monitor material consumption & product lead times, liaising closely with Procurement to support vendor management and attending quarterly review meetings with suppliers


Specific Skill Requirements

• Previous experience of working within a manufacturing / engineering environment

• Experience of using SAP would be beneficial, however is not essential

• GCSE Maths & English or equivalent

• Intermediate level of IT literacy - Microsoft office

• Excellent Communication skills in both verbal and written format

• Good influencing skills

• Ability to work on own initiative and also be a team player

• Demonstrates attention to detail

• Ability to build strong working relationships

• Demonstrates resilience in a fast pace environment

• Ability to Problem Solve


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