Job Title: Scheduling Manager

Salary: up to £45k basic.

Location: North West

Reference: GYJ2412

Contact: Gary Young

Telephone: 0141 647 6688

Categories: Management, Packaging, Flexibles, North West

Role based Greater Manchester.
Senior member of the Planning team.

Co-ordinating production scheduling, ensuring compliance to customer delivery deadlines, working across production teams and representing the planning team at a managerial level.

Role Function

• Dealing with production teams to ensure scheduling plans are met
• Full awareness of production status at all times across all manufacturing areas and at outworkers taking corrective action where necessary to ensure delivery deadlines are achieved.
• Maintain communications with Outworkers, Customer Service and Operations to react and be proactive in changes to production
• Liaising and meeting with internal customers, outworkers and suppliers and occasionally with external customers.
• Provide essential support to the Planning Manager and Operations Management Teams.
• Deputise for the Planning Manager during holidays and other absence including representation at senior level and managing the team of Production Planners.
• Attend daily and other production related meetings
• Be part of cross department projects to improve processes and procedures
• Ensure there are Standard Operating procedures in place for the role

Person Specification.

• Customer focused
• Well presented, demonstrating high levels of professionalism and commitment.
• Be a proficient communicator both verbal and written
• Have a high competence for dealing with detail
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Ability to deal with change and work under pressure.
• Able to provide out of hours support to Production by being prepared to take calls to work mobile and log onto schedule via company lap top to make scheduling changes.

***Please supply CV in word rather than PDF***


This position has now been filled, but has been left on our website as we have other similar vacancies to this on an ongoing basis that might interest you. More importantly, we have vacancies that are not advertised due to their confidential nature therefore it would certainly be in your interest to email your CV, as a word document, depending on which sector you are in, to :-

Head of Packaging recruitment – Greg Nelson –

Head of Print recruitment–Neil Pearson –

Head Paper recruitment – Gary Young –

Board level, account management and all levels of sales vacancies –

George Thompson –

Our divisional heads will then email your CV internally to the consultant who specialises in your exact sector, for example a category of packaging is cartons, a category of print is print management, in fact we have over 30 specialist categories. Our specialist consultant will contact you if we have a live vacancy that matches, or contact you in the near future as soon a good match to skill set and experience becomes available.

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