Master Scheduler Job (Pharmaceuticals) – North West

Our client is a global manufacturer of pharmaceuticals and is currently looking for a Master Scheduler to be based in the North West, UK.

The overall job purpose includes:

  • To ensure a high level Master Production Schedule (MPS) is developed for assigned product(s) to meet customer requirements.
  • To ensure inventory is effectively managed.
  • To support key supply chain projects which will have an impact on strategy.

 

Key Responsibilities:

The main responsibilities of this Master Scheduler position will include:

• Design and maintain a 24 month Master Production schedule for assigned products to ensure fulfilment of customer demands. (Monthly activity)

• Liaise with a wide variety of internal and external work centres e.g. Production, labs, QA, warehouse to obtain buy in to schedule. Communicate the plan to all levels of the organisation.

• Drive performance improvements and be responsible for OSSCE Class A performance for assigned products

• Manage changes in demand and drive resolution of capacity constraints within the work centres.

• Manage inventory levels

• Provide technical coaching and support to scheduler buyers

• Influence and participate in Site and Global Supply Chain initiatives

• Facilitate market related changes encompassing all aspects of materials, packaging and production changes.

 

Required Experience:

The ideal candidate for this Master Scheduler position will have several years experience in a Pharmaceutical FDA regulated environment. An understanding of Supply Chain and Quality systems is also required.

To be considered for this Master Scheduler role you will have the following skills:

  • Excellent influencing and leadership skills
  • Ability to manage a variety of conflicting demands to meet clearly defined goals
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organisation both internally and externally e.g. Contract Manufacturers
  • Discipline to meet deadlines

 

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience in Scheduling/Planning or related function
  • Knowledge of OSSCE processes e.g. MRP
  • Previous experience in project management/ leading change
  • Supplier management experience

 

Apply Now

For more information or to apply for this Master Scheduler position, please contact Russell Oakley at CK Science on 0114 2839956 or email roakley@ckscience.co.uk. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential.  Pleas quote ref: SH21292 on application.

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