Production Scheduler

Job title : Production Scheduler
Location : Victoria
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Job reference : 1492608
Our client is an international supplier of complex machinery, specialized tooling, and custom-made items to a variety of industries - including automotive, aerospace, rail, defense, energy & mining. 

The role:

  • Provide in-depth project scheduling and timeline preparation, develop and maintain scheduling system and schedule boards.
  • Create a system that provides visibility of schedule and capacity to company.
  • Ensure the accuracy and visibility of schedule and capacity to meet operational requirements.
  • Review and schedule work packages.
  • Set, review and report weekly milestones and provide feedback on their compatibility with global milestones.
  • Ensure disciplined control of schedule system, activities and milestones.
  • Maintain capacity levels and resource operating hours with information from supervisors.
  • Work with supervisors, project managers, and both manufacturing sites to provide accurate and timely schedule updates and early identification of schedule issues and assist in resolution.
  • Undertake role autonomously and assume responsibility for all schedule.
  • Create report templates for progress, EVM and costing.
  • Ensure that scheduling and milestone development is performed in close collaboration and coordination with all project teams.
  • Escalate issues to the Operations Manager for work which does not appear to be valid, required or when timing cannot be met.
  • Approach all aspects of the work being performed with safety as the highest priority.
About you:
  • Manufacturing, engineering or scheduling background.
  • Must have demonstrated the ability to visualize, communicate and complete tasks.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills and have demonstrated the ability to be approachable and tactful.
  • Excellent computer skills and PC skills – Microsoft Office suite of products.
  • Strong commercial acumen & negotiation skills
How to apply 
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