JOB TITLE: Planning & Scheduling Manager


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Milton Keynes
Job Reference : 10987AH Job Category : Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 09/09/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £26000 - £31000 per annum + £3k bonus, holiday accrual
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Job Title:Planning and Scheduling Manager Salary:£26k - £31k (dependent upon experience) plus £3k bonus, holiday accrual Location:Milton Keynes If you are a self-motivated, numerical person with works scheduling experience this is a great opportunity to join a growing SME, dealing with large public and private sector contracts, who are focused on staff development.


Job Description

Job Title:Planning and Scheduling Manager
Salary:£26k - £31k (dependent upon experience) plus £3k bonus, holiday accrual
Location:Milton Keynes
If you are a self-motivated, numerical person with works scheduling experience this is a great opportunity to join a growing SME, dealing with large public and private sector contracts, who are focused on staff development.

The Role
Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for a Planning and Scheduling Manager to organise engineers and resources for a mobile storage company based in Milton Keynes. Reporting into the Operations Manager main duties of the role will include:
*liaising with clients and the sales team to agree despatch and installation dates
*managing engineers diaries
*monitoring the work schedule to ensure full resource coverage at every site
*assisting with purchasing and ordering of stock to fall in line with WIP
*ensuring warehouse and installation tools are up to spec and are allocated correctly
*overseeing the work of the Order Processing Clerk, Warehouse Manager and Installation Supervisors
*signing off timesheets and checking working hours

The Candidate
As a successful Planning and Scheduling Manager you must be able to demonstrate previous experience of a similar scheduling position ideally within a logistics, engineering or construction environment. Highly numerate, self-motivated and confident to take ownership of any projects that come in you must have excellent organisation and communication skills. Owing to the inventory systems currently in place you must have a comprehensive understanding of MS Excel.

This position is very fast-paced and owing to clients timetables work plans are constantly fluctuating. As a result you need to happy to make independent decisions for yourself and your team, taking into account the best outcomes for both the client and your organisation.

The Opportunity
Our client is a well-established SME specialising in storage solutions mainly for retail and public sector accounts. They are currently undergoing a period of growth and owing to this expansion have created the Planning and Scheduling Manager role to cover the extra workload. The company prides itself on providing the highest standard of service possible and as a result invest a lot in their staff to ensure they can deliver this.

We need to fill this role ASAP so if it sounds like you click "apply" now!

Bluefire Consulting Ltd is a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.

Reference: 10987AH


Job Keywords

planning scheduling coordinator engineer constuction storage logistics "supply chain" distribution operations manager works resourcing resourcer timetable purchasing "stock control" "just in time"



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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