Master Production Scheduler

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Ref: /VAC/56435

Job Type Permanent
Location Sheffield
Salary Negotiable
Contact Linda McConville

Master Production Scheduler




My client is a world leader in supplying total engineering packages to solve industry's needs. They specialise in a broad range of heavy steel forgings and steel castings as well as stocking steel ingot and bar.

Purpose of the role

The purpose of this role is to provide a company-wide manufacturing plan to enable accurate forecasting of sales turnover, delivery schedules and load and capacity models. The successful candidate would also drive and promote an integrated, operationally lead, view to sales and marketing to best utilise remaining capacity of business resources.


  • Work with departmental planning and production management to coordinate and lead the overall planning function for establishment of component lead times, product life cycles and production capacity

  • Identify and implement system and process changes within the supply chain to improve overall business efficiency
  • Further develop forecasting tools and procedures through innovative ideas and projects
  • Improvements in OTIF shipment and manufacturing schedule compliance
  • Assist in implementation of ERP and master scheduling module
  • Reduce WIP and aid in the improvement of OEE
  • Develop, maintain and communicate KPI data and report upon exceptions
  • Assist estimators and sales teams in delivery date estimations for prospective order intake
  • Promote use of shop floor schedules in the form of work to lists to offer guidance on priority and sequencing of work
  • Provide prompt and accurate detail to projects team and customer base
  • Effective use of shop floor data collection via the Mestec system
  • Upkeep and enhancement of Orchestrate planning and scheduling tool
  • Analysis of standard costs against actual performance to enhance schedule accuracy
  • Assist in the resolution of ERP and planning discrepancies
  • Continuous improvement tools and techniques to be utilised to ensure operational effectiveness
  • Any other duties commensurate with the role

Ideally you will have/be:

  • Relevant qualification in Business Management or Supply Chain Management
  • Supply chain/Master scheduling experience
  • Ability to negotiate a team
  • Product development and understanding product cycles
  • Be able to handle pressurised situations
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Experienced people manager
  • Previous experience in an MPS role
  • Experience of Operations/Production Management within heavy industry
  • Previous experience of managing projects, internally or externally
  • Tenacious and personally driven
  • Excellent communication skills both written/oral
  • Able to succinctly communicate with employees from all levels of the business
  • Thorough and methodical approach


To apply for this role please send an up to date CV to or call Shannon on 01524 865533 for further information.

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Intec (UK) Ltd was established in 1980 by Engineers for Engineers. We deliver Global Recruitment Solutions within the Oil & Gas, Power, Nuclear, Utilities, Rail, Construction and Aerospace Sectors for Owner/Operators, Consultancies, Contractors and Sub-Contractors. Intec (UK) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).


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