Master Scheduler / Production Planner – Metal Fabrication Co. Ref: 15813

€50,000 - €55,000 Plus Benefits

Excellent opportunity for Master Scheduler / Production Planner to join one of Ireland's leading metal sheet fabrication providers for enclosures, panels, kiosks, transformer housing and component parts based in Dundalk, Co. Louth.

Do you have experience with cellular manufacturing systems?
Do you have ERP experience, ideally being part of an integration project?
Do you have experience in establishing a planning process from scratch?

If you are a change agent with an appetite for growth, ideally with experience in Kanban processes we’d love to talk!

Role Info:

Master Scheduler / Production Planner
Dundalk, Co. Louth
€50,000 – €55,000
Plus Benefits
Full time

Company: One of the largest sheet metal fabrication partners in Ireland
Reporting to: Managing Director
Ideal skills: Cellular manufacturing systems, Kanban processes, self-starter & team player, ERP experience, change agent

About Us:

We were formed in 2000 and strategically positioned in Dundalk, half way between the two capital cities Dublin and Belfast. Over the past 20 years we have built up a reputation for reliability, adaptability, quality and competitiveness throughout the sheet metal engineering industry.

At the heart of the company are the employees, which is one of the most valuable assets we have to offer. The team of loyal employees are the key drivers behind the development of our business over the past 20 years. The team has expanded and the portfolio of products has increased to keep up with the needs of the partners.

We have grown to become a major supplier across a wide range of manufacturing companies.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Perform medium term ( ~ 3 months) capacity analysis predicted load vs capacity for the overall production facility and individual production cells.
+ Running MRP weekly and subsequently producing work to do lists (production planning) in priority order for the production, procurement, dispatch & Site Installation departments
+ Constantly monitors dynamics and changes in machines, personnel, suppliers, stock etc and optimises the Master Schedule with the necessary changes.
+ Monitoring and reporting on planned vs actual production variances and supporting the Root Cause Analysis process in conjunction with production management.
+ Working with the Managing Director and the individual department Leaders so as to continually explore and implement more efficient methodologies and processes.
+ Become the MRP System “Super User” so that individuals have an internal point of contact as a daily support including modifying reports or reports of a bespoke nature.
+ Play an integral part of the associated Metric Management approach including Root Cause Analysis and solutions generation.
+ In conjunction with the senior management to support management meetings in terms of budgeting, deciding on e.g. Min Stock Levels, Economic Order Quantities, Production Standards etc.

About You:

+ A Natural Leader with strong managerial capability who has good commercial knowledge and an understanding of Master Scheduling and Production Planning within a project-based production facility.
+ Attention to detail is required and the individual will command respect as a leader and manager.
+ Decision making ability and “challenging” ability (in a positive way)
+ You need to be able to relate and interact with all functional areas and associated personnel ensuring that the Master Schedule is maintained at all times.
+ It is important that you (as well as the natural ability to command respect) have a strong character.

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Master Scheduler, Production Planner, Senior Production Planner, Material Planner, Materials Planner, Manufacturing Planner, Production Scheduler, Metal Fabrication

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