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Master Production Scheduler

Posted 01.06.22

Life Sciences

London

Permanent

A highly competitive salary and package as well as career development for the right candidate

About our Client

Kaizen Talent Solutions are working in partnership with an international Life Sciences company to help recruit a Master Production Scheduler to support one of its most important facilities in the UK. Recognised as a world leader in its field, my client provides a unique range of services to globally recognised clients, across multiple industries, based in multiple locations around the world.

The site in West London is going through an exciting period of transition and growth and with significant investment, it is striving for best in class standards. This is a fantastic time to join the team as you will help to support their pursuit of continuous improvement, manufacturing excellence and first class customer service. The Group is looking to identify high potential people and has ear marked this position as a stepping stone in to further leadership opportunities.

Job Description

Reporting to the Site Manager, you will oversee all production planning for their UK site in West London. This role, with the support of the Site Manager, will involve the development and deployment of a practical planning / scheduling strategy that will contribute to the achievement of the Sites long term objectives.

In this role you will create practical and efficient production plans and work flows which will result in effective working practices and consistent performance in line with customer On Time Delivery, SIOP and revenue targets.

You will need to bring a high-level of energy, knowledge and experience to develop a culture of best in class. In addition to your exceptional communication and leadership skills, you will ensure the 24/7 facility runs efficiently and smoothly and you will foster a culture of continuous improvement whilst helping to implement new processes to drive improved performance against KPI’s.           

As Master Production Scheduler, you will plan workflows across multiple processes to ensure schedules are in place and customer requirements are met. 

The Successful Candidate

The ideal candidate will have-

  • Ideally a related degree or a similar level qualification
  • An engineering/ manufacturing background ideally from one of the following environments- pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, food/ drink production
  • Advanced Microsoft suite knowledge, especially Excel
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and numerical skills
  • Extensive experience of production planning within a highly regulated environment
  • Cultivated positive working relationships with employees, peers and superiors.
  • A tenacious/self-starter attitude with a will to succeed by doing the right thing for the customers, employees and in line with the Groups core values.

Whats on offer

An excellent salary and package with excellent career and personal development opportunities.

Why Kaizen

We have developed a track record over more than a decade in recruiting senior executive and mid-level business leaders that operate across many related sectors. These include manufacturing, consumer, logistics, utilities and professional services.

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