Master Production Scheduler (Production Planning Manager)

£45000 to £50000 per annum
16 May 2019
13 Jun 2019
Sam Frestle
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Master Production Scheduler (Production Planning Manager) to join a leading Medical Devices company based in the Norfolk area. As the Master Production Scheduler (Production Planning Manager) you will be responsible for the overall planning process and will manage the team of MRP controllers to ensure that it is utilised effectively to deliver customer orders on time, in full and to the agreed specification.


Your duties as the Master Production Scheduler (Production Planning Manager) will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Support the Planning Manager in developing, implementing and maintaining a robust integrated planning function with capability that drives effective business deliverables and results against agreed customer requirements.

2. Implement, maintain and recommend improvement to planning policies, procedures and processes to ensure consistency of approach across the company and continuous improvement.

3. Ensure materials requirements are produced based on customer demand, publish supplier forecasts as required and work collaboratively with the NPI team to ensure that programme needs, in terms of material requirements and planning processes, are met.

4. Effectively and pro-actively foster and manage the communication channels between the customer interface and the organisation, regarding orders and forecasts to optimise resource effectiveness.

5. Support the Planning Manager in the SI&OP process.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Master Production Scheduler (Production Planning Manager) we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Degree in a relevant commercial, management or technical discipline.

2. Proven industry experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical / or medical device industry.

3. A strong working knowledge of techniques such as SAP PP with practical experience of MRP and other planning / forecasting tools. Capable Microsoft Excel User.

4. Planning and capacity management experience essential.

Key Words: SAP | Planning | Forecasting | Planner | Scheduler | Production | Medical Devices | Pharmaceutical | MRP | Manufacturing | Supply Chain

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.