Master Scheduler

Salary: £42,000 - £48,000

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28879sw

Expiration date: 08 May 2018


As Master Scheduler, your main responsibility will be to lead overall mass production schedule creation & execution across AML and the supply base.

Main Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Liaise with Sales & other related Depts to ensure production plan/PTS reflects customer requirements.
  • Create mass production build schedule.
  • Allocate customer orders into vehicle ‘slots’ in the production schedule – ensure delivery dates are met, supply lead times respected and ensure production constraints are not broken.
  • Manage forecast management in the slots table.
  • Update production volumes in system on a daily basis.
  • Generate TLS and issue out to supply base
  • Manage the sales order amendment process – to ensure changes do not impact on production or existing supplier deliveries.
  • Manage model year run out and run in planning.
  • Liaise with Launch Team for the scheduling of Product Development cars within Mass Production schedule.
  • Ensure successful production schedule completion & control.
  • Lead company-wide production schedule control via Control Centre (daily meetings & as required.
  • Ensure “Build to Sequence” across all area.
  • Manage & own all related production control related data to maintain smooth flow & promote continuous improvement.
  • Utilise actual experience & data of production system to initiate continuous improvement across all related KPI’s.
  • Lead any special improvement activities, as required.
  • Reflect learnings to New Model scheduling to improve new model scheduling through to Job 1.
  • Any other related tasks to maintain or improve production scheduling & execution.

Qualification and Experience

  • Experience in vehicle or production planning, ideally in the automotive industry (production).
  • An awareness of Aston Martin Production System / Lean Manufacturing would be an advantage.
  • Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy, together with the ability to work accurately and efficiently, taking resourceful action during periods of considerable pressure.
  • Computer Literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel essential.
  • Degree or Higher diploma qualified or equivalent preferable.