Production Scheduler

Job Ref: 324
Sector: Aviation
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 03 December 2019
  • Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, UK Stevenage Hertfordshire GBR sg2 1as
  • £24 - £32 per Hour
  • Alex Woodfine

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Production Scheduler

Interested in working as a Production Scheduler for an Aerospace and Defence Company, this may be the role for you!

Job Summary

Working within the Assembly, Integration & Test (AIT) group, the Production Scheduler will support the team with the collation and processing of data for schedule updates (into and out of AIT). The candidate will assist with creating production schedules for every project undertaken in AIT facilities, and illustrating the status and risks of those activities, as well as the resource constraints.

Job Profile

Input into and maintain Production Schedules, with the assistance of the Production Control Manager.

Maintain the 'live' status of products in the AIT production flows with assistance of area team leaders and area managers.

Contribute to the data collection and assist with the weekly capacity reviews.

Optimise the factory resources.

Ensure that bottleneck resources and capacity constraints are recognised and addressed.

Continually monitoring the planning database to insure reliable and realistic information is used for developing schedules.

Carry out schedule analysis to maximise future workload with external divisions and the AIT Business Manager.

Issue documentation in accordance with the weekly reporting cycle (e.g. work to lists).

Assist with the monitoring of drawing release activity and adherence to production schedules.

Continuous self-development of the production scheduling tool and AIT processes, whilst networking with personnel throughout the AIT and Stevenage organisations.

Skills/Experience Required


Experience of using the Primavera P6 scheduling tool

Able to work in high pressure environments.

Able to prioritise workload effectively.

Strong interpersonal skills, confident to communicate and able to assert influence in multifunctional environment.

They will need to be flexible, adaptable, able to apply a logical approach to problems and have an 'eye for detail'.

5+ years' experience in Manufacturing scheduling.


Manufacturing systems relevant qualification.

Able to read and understand Bill of Materials (BoM's)

Education & Training

Degree educated in a relevant subject.

The candidate will also need to have a good level of education in Math's, English & Science

The successful candidate will be required to apply for and receive a DBS certificate prior to commencement of the contract.

Free parking is provided for this role in a municipal car park located approximately fifteen minutes' walk from site

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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