Production Scheduler



Staff Solutions Recruitment

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Date posted:

Wednesday, May 11, 2022


East london, South Africa



Opportunity Available!! Our well known client in the Automotive Sector is looking to employ a Production Scheduler to join their dynamic team in East London.


Job description: 

  • Work with other cross-functional departments (Logistics – Breakpoint Controller; Expeditor Maintenance; Launch Engineering/Program Management) to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Daily participation in production meetings, presenting updated master production schedules and making the necessary adjustments to keep the plan accurate and updated
  • Raise concerns when it becomes apparent that the schedule is at risk, and work with the relevant parties to assure schedule adherence
  • Develop, plan, and execute the master production schedule based on actual and manage and report inventory performance and record accuracy
  • Update and maintain system parameters
  • Ensure smooth operations throughout the production and distribution
  • Analyze lead times with operations and supply chain to ensure schedule accuracy
  • Create and maintain schedules.
  • Provide quick responses to production issues and use software to generate reports and schedules.
  • Ensure that company deadlines are met.
  • Ensure Tool & Part setup, review and signoff as per BOS
  • Ensure that MEQ standards are understood and used
  • Identify production risks, quantify, develop mitigation strategy, report and escalate to management, and execute the risk mitigation strategy with the operations team.
  • Timely scheduling & adjustments with a focus on Forward Planning
  • Immediate Adjustments to mitigate unforeseen incidents, eg. Breakdowns
  • Zero premium freight due to inaccurate Scheduling
  • Guarantee proper management of changes in Operations (JIT, Components, etc.) by using the Change Management Procedure (e.g. CAR, TA, SOW, timing, Launch Costs, Piece Costs).
  • Ensure that all required quality documentation (PFMEA, Control plan) is completed and approved both internally and by the customer.

Job Requirements: 

  • A Tertiary Qualification and/or equivalent experience in Logistics or Production Planning
  • At least 4 years’ experience in an automotive manufacturing environment
  • Logistics/Engineering/Process experience
  • Program Scheduling experience
  • Manufacturing Operations, Lean Manufacturing
  • MS Project, MS Office, QAD


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