Site Scheduler & Warehouse Planner

Job Title: Site Scheduler & Warehouse Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chester, Cheshire
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J898120_1543593548
Contact Name: Charlotte Devereux-Jack
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 30, 2018 15:59

Job Description

We are proud to offer the opportunity to work for a World Leading Manufacturer that strive to constantly innovate through agile thinking to be the best at what they do. In this role as a Site Scheduler & Warehouse Planner you will be responsible for setting a detailed production schedule to meet forecast, orders and inventory targets as economically as possible aligned with the S&OP plan. You will also need to ensure the necessary raw materials and packaging materials are available to meet the production schedule and coordinating material availability for outbound shipments and internal downstream requirements.

Your new role as Site Scheduler & Warehouse Planner will involve:

  • Generating achievable daily and weekly production schedule by working with Site Operations to understand supply capacities, capabilities and constraints as well as working with the Global Supply Planner and Site Operations to develop monthly production plan
  • To develop and manage raw material and packaging requirements schedule, accountable for setting key raw material and packaging inventory targets on site and in the European warehouse
  • To coordinate replenishment of key raw materials from suppliers located within geographic area to support other sites
  • Execute key raw material schedule, track shipments with Logistics team, and take actions necessary based on risks
  • Ensure production accounting process accurately reflects production volumes and material usages by providing support and guidance to production personnel as necessary
  • To drive inventory control and accuracy for raw materials and finished goods in line with agreed KPI targets
  • Coordinate management of out-of-spec inventory and reduction of slow-moving or obsolete goods
  • Coordinate transfers with other site planners
  • Manage achievable shipping schedule of finished goods, and provide feedback to demand planning to improve accuracy of the demand forecast
  • Responsible for attending Pre-Supply Review Meetings to provide Site input into the S&OP process to ensure consistent planning across the division in line with agreed KPI targets
  • Effectively communicate and escalate supply risks and impacts to demand/inventory targets to Global Supply Chain in a timely manner
  • Continually and deliberately identify and implement improvements in works systems, processes and personal development and as assigned in the achievement of department KPI targets
  • Actively utilize SAP MRP to understand requirements to generate purchase requisitions and production orders
  • Execute SAP transactions timely and accurately
  • Ensure SAP master data (material master, bill-of-materials, recipe/routings) and transactional data accuracy
  • Clearly communicate priorities to Management, in alignment with Global Supply Chain
  • Adhere to site and department process and system requirements (SIMS, CPAR, Customer Complaints, QSA, MOC, etc.) and issue reports as needed
  • Contribute to site-wide safety, health, and environmental performance through stewardship and adherence to all policies and procedures and participate in all related site programs and projects, including Responsible Care

To be successful in your new role you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, engineering, supply chain or related field
  • In depth knowledge of safety and a safety mindset
  • Minimum 5 years working in manufacturing environment, with at least 2 years of planning experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of MRP, materials management, inventory management, production scheduling
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and SAP ERP System
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and task completion dates, strong time management
  • Ability to work independently and must have strong follow-up, organization and interpersonal skills to deal with all levels of employees
  • Detail, deadline and customer service oriented, with the ability to integrate information to accurately understand and apply to an overall procedure and/or process
  • Creative thinker with good problem-solving skills
  • Customer oriented

Contractual Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays

  • Full use of on-site fertilities including full subsidised Gym & Canteen
  • Pension contribution of 8%
  • Critical Illness
  • Life Insurance up to four times your annual salary

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