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Master Scheduler

Location: 

Flintshire, GB, CH5 2NS

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Business Management

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

Summary

Position: Full-time; Permanent
Location: Deeside, Flintshire
Travel: As required

 

We are looking for an experienced Master Scheduler who will provide support to the business by planning schedules and managing the movement of material through the production and manufacturing processes to ensure a consistent flow of products that satisfies customer demand. In this role, the successful candidate will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.

Responsibilities

• Responsible for providing leadership to the planning teams. Strong management skills are required to lead, coach, mentor, and develop the team, ensuring efficiency and collaboration.
• Creation of a master schedule, planning and preparation of operation schedules. Maintains current production status reports.
• Leads the Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP) process.
• Responsible for the coordination of all manufacturing order creation to the shop through analysis of Sales Order requirements.
• Develop requirements and standards to ensure business goals and performance metrics are attained through a cohesive standard of work.
• Work closely with Operations, Production, MRO and Engineering to establish true capacity plans based on demands vs resource availability.
• Develop a model and analysis from current Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system. Communicate department projects with operations management.
• Analyse inventory levels for purchased and manufactured goods. Monitors and manages material inventories, tracks progress of production, and reviews factors which affect schedules.
• Expedites materials both internally and externally by communicating with supply chain and business functional contacts.
• Utilize the MRP/ERP system to create and manage production schedules and material demand requirements to execute a controlled flow of materials and labour timed to meet production requirements and customer delivery schedules.
• Tracks activity and delivery commitments through shop and with sub-contractors as necessary to expedite flow of materials to meet production schedules. Communicates schedule requirements internally and with suppliers and customers.
• Responsible for monitoring and reporting material shortages to procurement and the production floor. Request updated delivery dates for shortages through Supply Chain, Manufacturing and MRO when they impact ship dates to our customers.
• Tracks and reports scheduling metrics.
• Improves and develops standard times for manufacturing processes.
• Minimise inventory input while maintaining on-time customer delivery.
• Ensures that production priorities are met.
• Revises schedules when required due to changes, material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions.
• Creates and maintains tracking systems for new and past due programs/projects, communicates plans/needs to team members and assists in execution where needed.
• Interacts with Quality, Materials, Manufacturing, MRO, Shipping, and Assembly to ensure deliveries are met.
• Ensures coordination with Operations Managers to make any adjustments to production schedules daily/weekly as needed to meet business and customer needs. Communicates demand information across the facility so that everyone is aware of volume and metrics.
• Keeps an open line of communication with the Planning group, Leads, Production Managers and Expeditors daily.
• Uses outside processing schedule to establish flow into production.
• Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety requirements.
• Fosters positive relationship with internal and external customers.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

• Degree in Operations, Business, Supply Chain or related field preferred or equivalent experience.
• At least 5 years’ experience working as a master scheduler in a manufacturing environment, aerospace preferred.
• At least 2-3 years of supervisory experience, preferred.
• Strong leadership skills to overcome challenges and achieve results.
• This position requires mathematical ability and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Familiarity with MS office and ERP systems required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here