Senior Scheduling Co-Ordinator

Location
Manchester
Salary
£30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted
12 Apr 2012
Closes
19 Apr 2012
Ref
MPYC13230958
Contact
Oliver Hitchen
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Schedule the movement of product to customers in a safe, timely and cost effective way.
- Plan the deliveries of product from plant (or supplier) to local distribution sites and customers.
- Plan the return of empty returnable packaging back through the supply chain.
- Operate as part of a working team of analysts providing an interface between the Supply Chain Centre and operating sites, ensuring their requirements and needs are accommodated.
- Perform medium term tactical analysis of the supply chain to optimise customer service and reduce cost.
- Undertake administration and ad hoc duties to support the office structure and management.
- Identify potential cost reduction/efficiency opportunities to drive a continuous improvement environment and enhance the profitability of the business.
- Supervise 2-4 schedulers on a daily basis and cover their roles in any absents

Sound working knowledge of PC programs to include analysis routines and spreadsheets e.g., Paragon, SAP, VISIT+, Windows
- Sound understanding of core activities undertaken by the production and transport functions at remote sites including appreciation of time related issues.
- Sound understanding of the SLA.
- Sound geographical knowledge of the UK transport infrastructure.
- Understanding and experience of products, commercial procedures
- Influencing skills.
- Team working skills.
- A qualification preferably in IT or logistics, or previous logistics experience with analytical skills.
- Proven track record in managing a team of up to 5 schedulers

A leading chemical business

£30-35K plus package, shift work may be required

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents.

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